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CEO

Sarah Hickingbottom

As well as managing BioVale, Sarah's focus is on influence and partnerships; supporting start-up entrepreneurs; and our international collaborations via BIC, BBI JU and 3Bi.

Elspeth Bartlet
Head of Communications

Elspeth Bartlet

Elspeth runs BIoVale’s communications as well as our special interest group on Anaerobic Digestion.

Biovale Project Manager

Alice North

Get in touch with Alice to find out more about the THYME Project, outreach opportunities and how BioVale could help to develop your business.

Emma Needham
Marketing & Business Engagement Manager

Emma Needham

Emma manages our marketing and runs communications for the major EU project, Agrimax.

Administrator

Sara Goodhead

Get in touch with Sara to find out more about BioVale and for any BioVale membership or special interest group enquiries.

THYME Operations Director

Penny Cunningham

Penny's role is to manage and coordinate activity between York, Hull and Teesside as part of THYME.

BioVale steering group

Our steering group draws on eight significant bio-based companies to advise on priorities for innovation in the regional bioeconomy.