PheroSyn announced today the appointment of Dr David Lawrence to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Lawrence brings a wealth of experience and expertise to PheroSyn, having served formerly as a Non-Executive Director and Head of Research & Development at Syngenta, alongside an impressive career in scientific and management roles at ICI and Zeneca. Whilst at Syngenta he was a member of the investment panel for the joint venture fund established with Life Science Partners and then instrumental in the creation of Syngenta Ventures.

He graduated in Chemistry from Oxford University, where he was also awarded a D. Phil, and has served in a number of public and private sector roles, including currently the Chair of Agrimetrics, a Board member of Tropic Biosciences and MoA Technology, and a Trustee of the John Innes Foundation.

Dr Mary Ellis, CEO of PheroSyn expressed her gratitude and conviction in David Lawrence’s ability to provide strategic guidance and leadership to PheroSyn. “I am thrilled to welcome David to the Board. His extensive knowledge and impressive track record will ensure the company continues to drive innovation, expand its portfolio of products and gain market share. His deep understanding of the agricultural landscape and commitment to more sustainable farming practices align perfectly with the company’s mission to provide precise, environmentally friendly pheromone-based solutions to farmers and producers”.

Dr David Lawrence also expressed his enthusiasm in joining the PheroSyn Board. “Feeding the world is a massive challenge, not least in a time of climatic change and the drive for more climate- and environment-preserving production methods. I am proud to be able to help PheroSyn become a significant contributor to overcoming this challenge.”.

With David’s appointment, PheroSyn is prepared for the exciting phase of commercial growth and scale-up that lies ahead. His stewardship will further propel the company toward fulfilling its mission to reduce pesticide use in agriculture through effective integrated pest management strategies, resulting in a positive impact on biodiversity and global food production. The PheroSyn team will work closely with David as it continues to advance its pioneering platform technology for cost effective pheromone production, contributing positively to a more sustainable and resilient agricultural system.