Dr J Helen Fitton has more than 20 years of experience in research and development, with a focus on the commercial extraction and application of marine algal polysaccharides. She has an extensive publication and patent record and has delivered numerous presentations. Dr Fitton holds a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Manchester, a MSc from University College London and a PhD in Applied Chemistry from Aston University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
For the last 23 years, Dr Fitton has lived in Tasmania and feels very fortunate make a home in such a wonderful part of the world.