Klaus Kjeldal, Chief Production Officer (CPO), joined AMSilk in 2022 with more than 25 years’ biotechnology experience in global operations.
Klaus was most recently Head of Operations Enzymes at BASF and has previously worked for DSM and Novozymes leading global operations and manufacturing. He has considerable experience in global operations and brings a deep understanding of product development, engineering, process improvements and contract manufacturing.
Klaus has worked across Europe, the US and Asia with multiple different strategies, processes and technologies. With a degree in chemical engineering (B.Sc.). from the Danish Technical University in 1985 and Bachelor of Commerce (Organization & Strategy) at Copenhagen Business School, Klaus held various positions in Europe and the USA.
He will lead the scale-up of AMSilk’s protein production with existing CMOs, develop and implement the future AMSilk strategy for protein production including the development of new CMOs worldwide.