George Tzortzis is one of the co-founders of VemiCo and serves as our Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Tzortzis has approximately 20 years’ experience in the field of gut microbiome and synthetic biology and 15 years in the discovery, development and commercialisation of gut microbiota targeting bioactives. Before founding VemiCo, Dr. Tzortzis served as the Chief Innovation Officer at HOST Therabiomics from 2016 to 2018. From 2007 to 2015, Dr. Tzortzis served as the Chief Scientific Officer at Clasado Biosciences. Dr. Tzortzis holds a Ph.D. in gut microbiology and glycobiotechnology from the University of Reading, UK.