Sarah Hickingbottom joined BioVale in September 2018 with 15 years commercial experience in business development/consultancy along the global bio-based chemicals value chain. Her expertise extends from agricultural commodity crops and biomass through to end-use markets. Sarah’s unique 360° perspective leverages a fruitful, decade-long partnership at LMC International which combined her background in chemicals consulting with LMC’s expertise in agricultural economics and forecasting.
Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree from Imperial College which included an ERASMUS year studying at the Institut für Organische Chemie in Hannover, Germany. She moved to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to study for her Organic Chemistry Ph.D. with Sir J. Fraser Stoddart.