Shaun Bailey leads the Photosynthesis team, bringing more than thirty years of experience in biological sciences, with an emphasis on algal plant biology, algal physiology, and photosynthesis. Shaun has worked in scientific leadership roles in the algal biofuel industry for fourteen years, where he has applied his knowledge of bioenergetics, biochemistry, physiology, and trait discovery, to lead efforts to improve algal productivity through improved photosynthesis.
Prior to his work at Viridos, Shaun worked as a research Director with Aurora Biofuels and Algenol. Shaun conducted post-doctoral research at the Carnegie Institution, Stanford and the University of Warwick. He received his Ph.D. and B.S. from the University of Sheffield.