Professor Sandra Esteves

Elected: 2024

Area(s): Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine & Mathematics

Specialist Subject(s): Engineering - Environmental

Professor in Bioprocess Technology for Resource Recovery: Energy and Materials & Director of the Wales Centre of Excellence for Anaerobic Digestion, University of South Wales

Professor Esteves has over 23 years’ experience in biotechnology research, development and deployment. She has directed R&D projects with over £15m of funding from the state and private sectors.

The inventor of two patents and eight trademarks, Professor Esteves was finalist for the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2019. She also supports biological full-scale infrastructure development nationally and internationally.