Martino Picardo


Martino is the first CEO of the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst the UK’s first Biomedical Campus, formed to develop an Incubator and Accelerator, followed by a world class Science Park for the Life Sciences sector in Stevenage.

Martino is a former Science Director at Amersham Pharmacia and Managing Director of UMIC (University of Manchester Incubator Company),  Board member of the Hertfordshire LEP and Chairman of the Da Vinci Academy School Board of Governors.

Martino recently joined the Life Science Wales Hub Board as a Non-Executive Director. Previously, Martino was on the Advisory Board to the NWDA Life Science Sector network, BIONOW and has been a Board member at UKBI and acting Chairman of a start-up, sri Forensics.