AlphaBio’s success is underpinned by a united team of enthusiastic, driven professionals who have helped shape the company vision and are bringing sustainable biocontrol products to market, with the objective of changing agriculture for the better, one spray at a time.
Marta has 16 years’ experience working with multinational crop protection and bio-stimulant companies in the Mediterranean. Her areas of specialisation are vines, fruit and vegetables. During her career she has worked with a range of technologies, but for the last few years her focus has been on biological crop protection solutions and plant nutrition. Marta has been working to achieve the equilibrium of producing high-quality crops, with no negative impact on the natural environment. With a degree in Agricultural Sciences and Plant Breeding from the Universitat Politècnica Valencia and Università Cattolica Sacre Cuore, Marta has also completed post-degree studies in Strategic Marketing Management. She has coordinated numerous R&D projects and has published a number of scientific papers on crop protection.
Guido is an Agronomist who has worked in crop protection since graduating with a PhD in Ecology of Agriculture. During his career he has worked for Pioneer Hi-Bred Italia, Monsanto Agricoltura Italia and EuroChem Agro, with roles in agronomy, new technology, and product and crop management. He has also assisted marketing teams, providing technical advice in developing and coordinating projects on soil fertility, precision farming, weather forecasting and mycotoxin contamination. He has published scientific papers on agriculture, new technology, crop protection and product risk assessment.
With an MSc in Agricultural Sciences, Alberto has worked in the agricultural industry since 1986. His early career was spent providing technical assistance to farmers through experimental test site facilities and efficacy field trail management. His career also found him working in global product management, product marketing, brand strategy and product development. Alberto has been working with AlphaBio since March 2021 as the Product Portfolio Development Lead, bringing with him a wealth of experience in crop protection.
Stella has a degree in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Bologna in Italy and has over 25 years of experience in conventional crop protection, mainly in fungicides, herbicides, fumigants and fertilizers. Her first experiences were in residue laboratory analysis and quality control analysis, and then as a sales manager in Europe and the Middle East.
For the last 20 years she has been working in regulatory affairs, starting with the development of a new herbicide, and the preparation and submission of the dossier in the most important countries in the world, and then moved to manage other crop protection and fertilizer projects.
Stella has a global perspective, and a strategic vision to the business, analysing strong and weak aspects of any project from a registration point of view, making her an excellent addition to the AlphaBio team.
Evelyne has worked in scientific regulatory affairs for more than 20 years, starting at the European Crop Protection Association in 1999. Since then, she has dealt with almost every aspect in crop protection, starting with supply chain (packaging and labelling), environmental safety, residues (consumer safety) and product stewardship. More recently, she has been dealing extensively with the placing of biostimulants on the market in Europe. Evelyne is passionate about nature and plants and committed to responsible farming, which makes her the perfect fit with AlphaBio’s philosophy.
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, Julian has worked in plant science and food production for over 35 years. With a background in plant biochemistry, he has worked for a number of companies in research, project management and latterly in communication, public affairs and change management. He is passionate about science communication and believes that productive farming must go hand-in-hand with promoting biodiversity. This makes him the perfect fit to lead corporate, media and marketing communications in a progressive R&D company like AlphaBio.
With a MSc in Agriculture and a PhD in Integrated Pest Management, Antonio started his career in the agriculture industry in 1988 as a field trialist. He has held different positions during his professional career including Technical and Product Development Manager, Development and R&D Head, as well as Technical Support Manager, all of them with local, regional and global responsibilities. He has led a variety of crop protection projects using different technologies, covering classical chemistry, biologicals and biostimulants. Antonio joined AlphaBio in February 2023.
With over eighteen years’ experience working for DHL’s UK and International Distribution, Natalie joined AlphaBio in November 2019. Her extensive knowledge of logistics has been the perfect basis to help her prepare the company’s supply chain systems so that they are ready to meet the challenges of the next stages of the company’s growth.