About us

You do you.

Everyone has a different path to personal health, and we're here to help you find yours. We believe in the power of technology, science, and human empathy to make the journey simpler. Let us help you build a #strongerbiomebetterlife.

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Meet the team

Junayd Mahmood 
Junayd founded biotikur after watching family members struggle with digestive illnesses and accompanying mental health issues for years. After working in the financial sector, Junayd decided to pivot to a purpose-driven career in health and wellness.

Junayd was previously Head of Marketing and a member of the launch team at solarisBank, helping them attract investment from Visa and BBVA and become one Europe's most successful fintechs. Junayd received his MBA (hons.) from ESMT Berlin and a BA in Political Science from Grinnell College (USA). 

Junayd is also the unusual combination of Vipassana meditator and football fan. His favorite club, Arsenal FC, tests his equanimity a little too often!

Isabel Sousa MsC, PhD (Candidate)
Isabel is a trained biochemist and is completing her PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the Technical University of Munich. Isabel researched and wrote her dissertation on the common genetics between Type 2 Diabetes patients and sufferers of Alzheimer's disease.

Isabel was also a visiting researcher at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University in 2017 where she developed a new CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method allowing for scalable and accurate single nucleotide variant editing. Isabel is enthusiastic about translating life science research into impactful products.

Isabel is also an avid traveler and dances tango whenever she can!

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Want to join our team?

Email careers@biotikur.com