Clasado provides clinically proven solutions that improve and enrich the quality of people’s lives. Through an extensive research and innovation programme delivered in collaboration with globally renowned research institutes, Clasado has established itself as a leading expert in gut mediated wellness.

Clasado at a glance


Global leader in prebiotic GOS technology and gut microbiome research specialist

Strong Portfolio

120+ scientific publications and 20+ clinical trials supporting Bimuno GOS


Core focus on galactooligosaccharide (GOS) prebiotics

Gut Health

Provider of B2B and D2C solutions for better gut health

Meet Our Team

I have worked at Clasado since 2017 and my responsibilities include looking after the R&D and IP of the company working closely with our Technical, Marketing and Business Development teams. I am an experienced and accomplished scientist, with expertise in prebiotics, gut health and the gut-brain axis.

Dr Aleksandra Maruszak

Senior R&D Project and IP Manager

I joined Clasado in 2020 as Marketing Intern. Using my BSc in Marketing, my goal is to better understand consumer behaviour in order to help drive the company’s marketing strategy forwards. My love of sport, especially badminton and cricket, kickstarted my interest in health and wellbeing. I look forward to continuing my professional growth with Clasado Biosciences and joining the team’s mission to make a real difference.

Benjamin Phillimore

E-Commerce Executive

With over 35 years in the dairy and food industries, I work with all departments to ensure exemplary process standards, monitoring and reporting are maintained. In my role as Quality Coordinator, I use my extensive background in ingredient manufacturing operations to drive continuous improvement and deliver an even stronger offering to our B2B customers.

Bronwen Roberts

Quality Coordinator

As global demand for prebiotics increases, my role as Head of E-Commerce involves driving key commercial and digital strategy for Bimuno’s digital platforms, including the online store. Our team is amplifying the important core messages of Bimuno and helping make better gut health more simple and accessible.

Cathy Erwin

Head of E-Commerce

Joining the Clasado team in 2021, as Procurement, Planning and Logistics Controller I am responsible for the planning, production and logistics of our award-winning Bimuno prebiotic ingredient to customers around the globe. I have over 30 years of experience in solving logistical challenges around the world.

Darren Lister

Procurement, Planning and Logistics Controller

Joining Clasado as Senior Sales Manager for the North America, I support the growth and reach of the Bimuno prebiotic ingredient in the region. I bring great experience in commercial sales and look forward to supporting our customers with leading prebiotic ingredient Bimuno.

Doug King

Senior Sales Manager North America

As Vice President of B2B Sales, I am supporting the international expansion of Clasado in line with the long-term commercial goals of the business. I have a proven track record of success across the health and nutrition sectors and look forward supporting the strategic growth of both the business and leading prebiotic ingredient Bimuno.

Dr Frederic Narbel

VP of Sales B2B

I joined the Clasado team in 2021, bringing 12 years of experience in finance management across diverse and varied sectors, including healthcare and the video game industry. In my role as Finance Manager, I support the business in achieving its long-term commercial goals as its global reach increases.

Ian James

Finance Manager

I’ve been with Clasado since 2017 ensuring every consumer interaction leaves a positive impression. After more than 29 years in the field, in my role as Head of Customer Service, I resolve queries and complaints across the business channels, as well as working with order logistics in partnership with our fulfilment house.

Jo Sangster

Head of Customer Services

Having joined Clasado in August 2018, my responsibilities include managing our B2B marketing and supporting the B2C marketing of the Bimuno brand. I have worked in marketing for 7 years, having previously worked in the technology and medical device sectors.

Katherine Lada

Marketing Manager, B2B

I joined Clasado in 2013 and I am a technical professional with over 20 years’ experience in the dairy and food industries. At Clasado, I am responsible for managing our quality, food safety, supplier assurance, process development & manufacturing processes

Kelly Litherland

Operations Director

I joined Clasado’s Research & Development team in 2021 after almost six years working in Mental Health. I have studied Biomedical Science to build stronger nutritional expertise and to better understand the connections between gut health and physical wellbeing. With the team’s support, I aim to transition to the legal and regulatory side of the bioscience industry.

Lana Vonkova

Regulatory Affairs & Legal, HCP Management & R&D Intern

Having worked for Clasado since 2016 as Office Manager, my responsibilities involve supporting the day-to-day functions of the business, with particular focus on Finance and HR administration. I have 25 years' experience with previous roles including Office Manager, PA and Event Organiser.

Leanne Perrin

Office Manager

As Head of Regulatory Affairs & Legal, my role involves driving all aspects of regulatory and legal compliance at Clasado. I joined the business in 2021, bringing my compliance and legal experience from across the life sciences sector.

Lucie Nagy

Head of Regulatory and Legal

I joined Clasado in January 2020 as Research & Development Director and am ultimately responsible for the development of the strong scientific principles behind Bimuno. My role is to build the innovation pipeline and deliver research studies. I have an MSc in Biomedical Sciences and a PhD in Metabolic Physiology and have held multiple R&D roles in both academic and corporate environments in the USA and Europe.

Dr Lucien Harthoorn

R&D Director

I joined Clasado in 2019 as Business Development Director building on my experience from different positions in the biotechnology sector in Europe and South Korea in recent years. I have an MSc in Biotechnology from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, a PhD from The Catholic University of San Antonio, and an MSc in Bioscience Enterprise from Cambridge University.

Dr Luis Gosalbez

Business Development Director

Having worked for Clasado since 2017, my responsibilities include management of the quality and technical aspects of our manufacturing, including final product quality assurance and laboratory scale production assessments. I have many years’ experience in food and drink analysis, quality and manufacturing, including food product label testing for all major supermarkets.

Martin Evans

Quality & Technical Support Manager

Having joined Clasado in 2019, my responsibility is to create and nourish an environment where people can grow. My experience and learning is a collective of over 20 years sales and management experience in the food, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.

Per Rehné


As Nutritionist and HCP Engagement Manager, my role involves supporting the Clasado team with extensive nutritional science expertise, alongside driving engagement with healthcare professionals through education. Having joined the team in 2021, I bring a wealth of experience from academia and the life sciences and nutrition sectors – and a desire to build a stronger foundation of gut health knowledge across the UK healthcare market.

Dr Sophie Castle

Nutritionist and HCP Engagement Manager

Joining the Clasado team in 2021 as Digital Marketing Manager, I am responsible for guiding and managing all marketing for Bimuno. I support the growth of the Bimuno brand in line with global commercial strategy, with a strong focus on digital platforms and bringing over 10 years of marketing experience within FMCG and personal care.

Shelley Brathwaite

Digital Marketing Manager

As an Accountant, my role involves managing the finance functions of the business and reporting to the Finance Director. I joined the business in 2018 and am an AAT member, previously gaining my accreditation with an IT services business.

Tom Withers


Our Vision, Misson and Values

Benefit 1

Global leading position in the
research of gut mediated
wellness solutions

Benefit 2

Clasado Biosciences are
developers and manufacturers of
unique prebiotic technologies

Benefit 3

Clasado has established itself as
a leading expert in gut mediated

Benefit 4

Clasado is the global developer
and manufacturer of a unique
microbiome-based ingredient -

Benefit 5

Global leading position in the
research of gut mediated
wellness solutions

Benefit 6

Clasado Biosciences are
developers and manufacturers of
unique prebiotic technologies

Benefit 7

Clasado has established itself as
a leading expert in gut mediated

Benefit 8

Clasado is the global developer
and manufacturer of a unique
microbiome-based ingredient -