Our people

We are proud to have a team comprising eminent researchers, microbiologists, soil scientists, agronomists, entrepreneurs, and creative thinkers from all over the world.

Loam was founded in rural Australia and has grown rapidly. We now work across four laboratories in two continents, with trial sites across Australia and North American farming regions.

Guy Hudson

CEO and Co-founder

Tegan Nock

CPO and Co-founder

Frank Oly

COO and Co-founder

Mick Wettenhall


Guy Webb


Dr Abed Chaudhury

Head of Scientific Innovation

Dr Ray Riley

North American Lead

Dr Suresh Subashchandrabose

Senior Scientist

Adrianna Marchand

Carbon Specialist

Dr Brooke Bruning

Research Agronomy Team Leader

Dr Raghvendra Sharma

R+D scientist

Grace Scott

Microbiology officer

Dr Venkatachalam Lakshmanan

Senior Microbiologist

Dr Ahsan Haque

Research Scientist

Dr Ginger Korosi

Research Scientist


Microbiology Officer

Dr Neeraj Purushotham


Lexi Sturrock

Operations Officer

Chris Shafto

Product Officer

Andres Reyes Gaige

North America Senior Manager of Product Development

Cassandra O’Brien

North America Bioprocessing Manager

Rosmar Riedel

US Microbial Screening and Isolation Manager

Pratishta Sharma

Technical Officer

Lachlan Hyde

Technical Officer

Carolyn Dye

Lab Assistant, North America

Sam Morris

Technical Officer

Jason Bowkett

Project Officer

Lara Vallejo Roosdorp

Data Manager

Megan Hall

Laboratory Assistant, US

Maicy Vossen

Laboratory Assistant, US

Ashley Marie Landsman

Trials Research Associate, US

Join us

At Loam, you will be doing more than just a job,
you’ll be doing your life’s work.

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