Andi Kipper (MSc in organic chemistry) has been associated with TBD Biodiscovery since 2010. Initially he worked as a chemist and in 2013 he was promoted to project manager. His responsibilities included managing R&D projects both in the planning and the laboratory phase.
In 2014 he left the company to further his education and started PhD studies in the Leibniz University Hannover in Germany. He worked on total synthesis of polyketide natural products obtaining extensive knowledge on different synthetic methodologies. His expertise includes stereoselective synthesis, aldol reactions and boron-mediated organic transformations. He submitted his thesis in September 2018 and shortly after joined TBD Biodiscovery’s R&D department. In May 2020 he was promoted to Head of R&D Department.