Mimica brings together scientists, designers and business builders

 
Solveiga Pakstaite, Founder & CEO Solveiga is the inventor of Mimica Touch. Her industrial design background means that she brings together creative problem solving with technical analysis while always considering how systems can work together.

Solveiga Pakstaite, Founder & CEO

Solveiga is the inventor of Mimica Touch. Her industrial design background means that she brings together creative problem solving with technical analysis while always considering how systems can work together.

Mandy Zammit, R&D Lead Mandy’s background is in sustainable chemistry. Her unique combination of scientific rigor and business acumen means that she creates a forward-thinking and agile research environment.

Mandy Zammit, R&D Lead

Mandy’s background is in sustainable chemistry. Her unique combination of scientific rigor and business acumen means that she creates a forward-thinking and agile research environment.

Giorgia Raci, Food Scientist Giorgia's background before joining Mimica was in food quality control labs so she takes a very thorough approach to running our lab tests at the Hydrocolloids Research Centre in Chester.

Giorgia Raci, Food Scientist

Giorgia's background before joining Mimica was in food quality control labs so she takes a very thorough approach to running our lab tests at the Hydrocolloids Research Centre in Chester.

 
 
Chiara Boni, Food Scientist Chiara is an experienced lab researcher and is the newest addition to the Mimica team. 

Chiara Boni, Food Scientist

Chiara is an experienced lab researcher and is the newest addition to the Mimica team. 

Louise Leroy, Business Engineer Louise has come to us from her Master’s programme in International Business at UCL in Belgium and is applying her knowledge to the Mimica Touch commercialisation strategy.

Louise Leroy, Business Engineer

Louise has come to us from her Master’s programme in International Business at UCL in Belgium and is applying her knowledge to the Mimica Touch commercialisation strategy.

Laurence Kayson, Business Development Since 1998, Laurence has held director and CEO roles for several successful business start-ups and product/brand launches, specialising in innovation for the world’s leading retailers & their supply chains.

Laurence Kayson, Business Development

Since 1998, Laurence has held director and CEO roles for several successful business start-ups and product/brand launches, specialising in innovation for the world’s leading retailers & their supply chains.

 

Company advisors

John Knechtel Trained at McKinsey & company, serial entrepreneur

John Knechtel

Trained at McKinsey & company, serial entrepreneur

Professor Saphwan Al-Assaf Acting Director and Professor of Hydrocolloids & Analytical Chemistry at the Hydrocolloids Research Centre (University of Chester)

Professor Saphwan Al-Assaf

Acting Director and Professor of Hydrocolloids & Analytical Chemistry at the Hydrocolloids Research Centre (University of Chester)

Kate Blandford Previously head of packaging at Sainsbury’s and Partner at The Complete Brief

Kate Blandford

Previously head of packaging at Sainsbury’s and Partner at The Complete Brief

Andrew Hall Director of Siemens’ Renewable Energy division, previously CFO of Siemens UK

Andrew Hall

Director of Siemens’ Renewable Energy division, previously CFO of Siemens UK