Phil Jones PhD, Cert Bus Admin – Founder

Phil has gained broad experience both scientifically and managerial from being part of the early stage development of the antibody technology companies F-star and Domantis, and through being fortunate to carry out research in world renowned academic laboratories. Phil has a particular interest in ways to harness the immune system for┬ácombating disease. Phil has an extensive commercial and academic protein engineering background, he has over twenty scientific publications and is the co-inventor on numerous patents. At F-star, as Director of Technology, he managed the academic collaboration with the co-founders at BOKU, Austria. He also created F-star’s phage display platform. At Domantis he was: involved in library generation and development, a co-inventor of AlbudAb and a project leader in the Discovery unit. Phil also carried out postdoctoral research with Sir Greg Winter (LMB, Cambridge) where he was part of a team that developed novel procedures to make VH and VL domains with superior solution properties. Phil holds a certificate in business administration from the OU. Phil is a keen sportsman being involved with a number of local teams as a player and coach, and an outdoor enthusiast competing in a variety of endurance events.