Oxitec appoints Regulatory Manager

September 6, 2007

Oxitec is pleased to announce the appointment of Camilla Beech as Regulatory Manager, with effect from 8 October.

Camilla has over twelve years’ international experience in the regulation of biotechnology products and crops. She obtained commercial food approval in the UK for the first GM crop in Europe, and obtained registrations for numerous biotechnology crops in Africa, Asia and the Americas. She advised the Humanitarian Board for Golden Rice on regulatory matters (1997 to 2004), and was a member of both US (BIO) and European Inter-industry groups (EUROPABIO) on The Cartagena Biosafety Protocol, Convention on Biological Diversity and Plant made Pharmaceuticals.

Her most recent post was International Regulatory Manager for Syngenta Biotechnology Inc., based in San Diego, California.

Commenting on her appointment, Ann Kramer, Head of Business Development at Oxitec, said “We have several products nearing the market, and obtaining timely registrations for these will be crucial to Oxitec’s growth. We are delighted to have somebody with Camilla’s experience and track record to drive this process”.