Co-Founder and Executive Director of IdentiGEN Ltd.
Ronan Loftus is a co-founder and Executive Director of IdentiGEN Ltd. and oversees the company’s global commercialization and strategic development - he is also the President & CEO of IdentiGEN North America, Inc.
He received a PhD from Trinity College Dublin in bovine genetic characterization and then spent a number of years working on the conservation of Global Animal Genetic Resources with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. Following a number of Post-Doctoral positions he helped co-found IdentiGEN, whilst completing an Executive MBA from University College Dublin Graduate Business School. In his role with IdentiGEN he has been focused on promoting DNA technology as a key tool to underscore supply chain integrity and drive quality improvements throughout the protein chain. IdentiGEN technology is used by some of the worlds largest food processors and retailers as a response to emerging consumer demand for greater supply chain transparency, continuous quality improvement and market differentiation.