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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
Previously head of packaging at Sainsbury’s and Partner at The Complete Brief
Director of Siemens’ Renewable Energy division, previously CFO of Siemens UK