Lionel ClarkeView all speakers
Lionel Clarke, as Team Leader, Biodomain and Open Innovation, is engaged in the planning and delivery of strategic research programmes to Shell across the “Biodomain” (“Biofuels and other biotechnology applications”), deploying internal and external resources — including academic and industrial partnerships. He is based at the Shell Technology Centre Thornton, UK.
His extensive experience in Shell taking innovative ideas for better fuels from laboratory to market ranges from the worldwide replacement of leaded gasoline to the introduction of cleaner, improved performance fuels. His considerable expertise and interest in advanced bio-fuels stems from early first-hand experience designing fuels for Brazil. Prior to joining Shell, he studied at Imperial College, followed by research fellowships at the Cavendish Laboratory Cambridge and Grenoble. He chaired the UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap coordination group during 2012 and is now co-Chairman of the UK Synthetic Biology Leadership Council.