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FORREST INNOVATIONS LTD. Founded 2013
100% focused on mosquito-borne disease prevention
Nitzan Paldi. Founder & CEO
20 years’ biotech & healthcare experience. Former co-Founder & CTO Beeologics (acquired by Monsanto in 2011 – now Bayer)
Elaine Dos Santos. COO & Director
Certified Lawyer. Since Forrest’s inception
Elaine has led all aspects of the Brazil project.
Gadi Levin. CFO
20 years’ experience in financial management of public companies & major investment houses. An expert in the Canadian capital market, he has served as a board member of large companies traded on the stock Exchanges of Canada, USA & London.
André Raduan. General Manager of Operations, Brazil
After a career spanning 20+ years with leading companies . Mr. Raduan has a proven record of successful business development and management in Brazil and Latin America.
Lisiane de Castro Poncio
Biologist – MSc in entomology and PhD in biotechnology – with 18 year’s experience in medical entomology R&D. Forrest research member since 2015, Project Manager.
Deborah Aline de Oliveira
Biologist, MBA in Project Management. Since 2016 works on innovative methods of large-scale mosquito rearing. Sterile male production team leader.
Filipe Apolinário dos Anjos
Biologist, eight year’s experience with mosquitoes. Supervises entomological surveys and sterile male mosquito release as Forrest’s field work team leader.
Biologist, M Sc and PhD in Entomology. Works with Forrest since 2016 in various capacities. Currently company HR Dept. Coordinator.
Rodrigo Neves de Oliveira
Biologist with MSc in zoology and broad experience on molecular biology and field work. He has worked at Forrest since 2014 in various research projects.