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Managing Director, Agrasys

Dr Pilar Barceló

Pilar Barceló Ensesa has a PhD in Genetics and is the Founding Partner and Director General of Agrasys. She has experience as a researcher, manager and teacher, has worked in public organisations in UK and abroad (universities and research institutes), and in multinational and SME companies.

Regarding her academic training, Barceló is specialised in agricultural biotechnology applied to cereals. She has worked at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the Max-Planck Institute in Cologne and the University of Hamburg in Germany, the Rothamsted Experimental Station Institute (UK) and the US multinational DuPont (UK).

Since 2006, she co-directs the company together with Paul Lazzeri and two other founder members, Francisco Barro and Cristóbal Martinez.