Zarinna supports GFI APAC's operations work, particularly in the areas of finance, human resources, and legal compliance. Zarinna has extensive experience in HR, administration, and events-based roles. She also holds degrees from the Singapore Institute of Management and London School of Economics and Political Science. Zarinna lives in Singapore.
Maanasa is GFI APAC's SciTech Specialist for cultivated meat. Prior to joining GFI, Maanasa worked as a scientist at Ivy Farm Technologies in the UK, spearheading research into multi-species cultivated meat products. Maanasa is passionate about science communication and has volunteered for various initiatives aimed at increasing engagement between researchers and the general public. She holds a Ph.D. in stem cell glycobiology from the National University of Singapore and a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from the University of Sheffield. Maanasa lives in India.
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