Gabriella is a Business Development Manager at Japfa, and Co-founder/Chief Strategic Officer of CustoMem. Her personal interests lie in innovation, biotech and sustainability.
She holds a BSc in Biochemistry from Imperial College London, and has won 5 awards for her work in Synthetic Biology at the largest synthetic biology competition iGEM 2014. Her research experience has spanned 5 labs across Jakarta, Singapore, London, and Rotterdam, she has co-authored a scientific paper in toolkit discovered for in a cellulose-extruding bacteria. As part of her work with Customem, she has won the Althea Women’s Entrepreneurship prize in 2016 and was a finalist in the UK grant InFocus Women’s in Innovation award. In her current role, she engages innovation for practical use in the operational production of animal proteins such as poultry, beef, dairy and aquaculture.