Dr Gary Millar, aged 51 (Chief Executive)
Gary has a PhD in Biochemistry from Glasgow University. He started his career with ICI plc, where he held several senior managerial positions. In 1998 he joined the Foseco division of Burmah Castrol plc as Supply Chain Director and was subsequently appointed Operations Director of Foseco Jersey Ltd, a private equity backed MBO, which floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2005. Between 2005 and 2007, Gary was Managing Director of Foseco Steel UK Ltd. In 2007 he was appointed Group Services Director of Foseco plc, and was a member of Foseco plc’s Executive Committee, where he played a key role in Foseco’s merger with Cookson plc. Recently he founded a consulting company A.K Business Management prior to joining Byotrol.
Duncan Grosvenor, aged 34 (Finance Director)
Duncan qualified as Chartered Certified Accountant in 2001 and became F.C.C.A in 2006. He has an MBA from Oxford Brookes University and has worked as a business mentor for the Princes Trust since 2009.
Duncan joined Byotrol as Head of Finance in 2011, prior to which he was Managing Director at New Horizions Global Limited, which is a biotechnology company developing novel fermentation processes in the field of microalgae. During his time at New Horizons, Duncan developed a wide international network within the food and biotechnology industry. Before joining New Horizons Duncan was Head of Finance for LM Engineering Services Limited, a specialist structural steel engineering business and also spent six years working at Mazars providing business advisory services to a wide range of Companies.