Dr Shawn Price

Lead engineer

Shawn is a chemical engineer and biotechnologist with a passion for sustainability. After completing his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Shawn worked as a project engineer at Unilever where he designed, built and commissioned several engineering projects in Unilever’s Australian factories. While at Unilever, he also worked in several supply chain operation roles including planning, procurement and sales. He also holds a Masters in Science and PhD in biotechnology from the University of Technology of Sydney. During his PhD, Shawn researched ways to increase the production of PHA bioplastic from cyanobacteria, and coupled his research with techno-economic analysis. Shawn has also worked as a strategy consultant where he advised corporate and government clients across Asia, Europe, America and Australia, specialising in biogas and bioenergy topics.

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