Kate Sneddon, CEO Biovault Family

Kate Sneddon

Chief Executive Officer

FACT-JACIE Processing Facility Director and HTA Persons Designate - BSc Hons 1st Class Newc.


Kate joined Biovault in July 2009 and, having held the roles of Operations Director and Technical Director, became Chief Executive Officer in 2016. Prior to this Kate studied Microbiology at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, joining GlaxoWellcome (now GlaxoSmithKline or GSK) on completion of her degree as a Graduate Microbiologist.

After two years, Kate became Microbiology Team Manager at one of GSKs manufacturing facilities. Kate worked for GSK for 10 years and held a number of positions including Lean Sigma Expert, New Product Project Manager and Value Stream Leader. Kate’s desire to settle in the south west of England drew her to Biovault and an exciting new sector in the healthcare industry. Kate now lives in Cornwall with her husband and two daughters, where she enjoys spending time outdoors exploring the region’s stunning beaches, forests and moorlands.