FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday 11th January
World-Leading Board Appointments For Suffolk-Based BioTech Startup CodiKoat
[Cambridge, United Kingdom] - CodiKoat are pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Howard MBE (Chair of British Chambers of Commerce) and Professor Seeram Ramakrishna to our board of directors.
The appointment of two renowned leaders to CodiKoat’s board further demonstrates the considerable potential for our groundbreaking technology.
As a successful entrepreneur and business owner, Sarah’s leadership and experience will be invaluable to CodiKoat moving forward.
Sarah holds several commercial and voluntary non-exec roles including Jaynic, a property company and Abbeycroft, a large not for profit leisure trust. She was appointed Chair of the British Chambers of Commerce in October 2019.
Sarah’s knowledge of the UK and international markets and track record of increasing turnover under her tutelage will be crucial to CodiKoat as we move towards commercialisation in 2022.
Professor Seeram Ramakrishna is recognised globally as a scientific pioneer. He is one of the most cited scientists in the world, and is considered one of the leading experts relating to materials science, nanotechnology and sustainability.
Gaining a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Cambridge, he honed his business acumen by graduating from The General Management Program at Harvard Business School.
He currently holds senior roles with a number of leading universities, including as Director for the Center for Nanotechnology and Sustainability at the National University of Singapore.
Seeram has contributed significantly to the development of nanotechnologies and their research techniques. It is here where his vast knowledge and experience will prove most valuable for CodiKoat.
Sarah Howard MBE, said: ”I am delighted to be joining CodiKoat at such a critical point in their development. We are building a world leading set of products that are going to make a real difference to our day to day lives and it is incredibly exciting to be part of the team.”
Professor Seeram Ramakrishna: “CodiKoat’s unique and remarkable anti-viral technology is timely and in the midst of an ongoing global health crisis has the potential to change and save lives. I am delighted to join the board, and hope my experience and expertise together with the passionate team will help grow CodiKoat to a market leader”.
CodiKoat co-founder Reza Saberi Moghaddam - “It’s fantastic to have Sarah and Seeram join our board at this crucial time for CodiKoat. We’re certain that adding their astute leadership and world-leading expertise to our excellent existing team will help us achieve incredible things in 2022 and beyond”.
Cambridge-based CodiKoat are a revolutionary biotech company developing groundbreaking sustainable anti-viral technology that is capable of removing virus particles from materials in seconds.
Born in response to the coronavirus pandemic, CodiKoat have developed a team of industry-leading scientific and business minds to help bring their potentially lifesaving technology to the world.
CodiKoat recently confirmed that their anti-viral surface coating product is the fastest covid-killing protection of its type in the world.
For more information, please visit the CodiKoat website.
Video introduction to CodiKoat.
Sarah Howard MBE (Chair of British Chambers of Commerce) and Professor Seeram Ramakrishna join CodiKoat's board.