Our team

Thomas P. Bostick, Chief Operating Officer, Intrexon

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Bostick joined Intrexon in 2016 bringing tremendous leadership skills, extensive experience in environmental sustainability, and an established track record in engineering solutions. After 38 years of distinguished service to the U.S. Army, he retired as the 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) serving as the senior military officer overseeing and supervising most of the USA’s civil works infrastructure and military construction, hundreds of environmental protection projects, as well as managing 34,000 civilian employees and military personnel in over 110 countries around the world. Before his command of USACE, Lt. Gen. Bostick served in a variety of command and staff assignments with the U.S. Army both in the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, he was a special assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs during his time as a White House Fellow. Lt. Gen. Bostick graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and later returned to the Academy to serve as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He holds Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Doctorate in Systems Engineering from George Washington University.

 

Simon Warner, Chief Scientific Officer

Simon WarnerSimon has eighteen years of global commercial experience in biotechnology R&D in various roles at Syngenta in the United Kingdom and the United States, leading collaborative programs and delivering biotechnology products in crops for feed and fuel. Additionally, whilst at Syngenta he also worked as the R&D lead on technology acquisition on various agreements. Immediately prior to joining Oxitec, he was Senior Director of Research and Development Programs at Sapphire Energy, a start-up making algae based fuel, based in San Diego, California. Simon has a BSc in biochemistry from UCL and PhD in plant molecular biology from the University of Leicester.

 

Tricia Whitmore, Head of Regulatory Affairs

Tricia WhitmoreTricia has over twenty-five years of international regulatory experience.  She joins us from DuPont Industrial Biosciences where she most recently held the position of Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager, responsible for leading the regulatory clearance of animal feed additives in the EU, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Canada.