OUR TEAM

We have an international, ambitious team with different backgrounds which allows us to carry out the project and to achieve our vision with the highest degree of success.

Founder and CEO

Avila Lindgren

Founder and CEO


Avila first became acquainted with microalgae during her master’s degree in Freshwater and Marine Biology (University of Amsterdam). She spent her childhood growing up on Curacao and is highly motivated to contribute to the developments and society of the island.

Algae Science Specialist

Daniel Browne

Algae Science Specialist


During his PhD research at Texas A&M University, Daniel utilised the tools of genomics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics to study the metabolism and physiology of an oil-producing green alga (Botryococcus braunii).
He believes that humans have a responsibility to serve as stewards of the environment, and thinks algae is a great tool to reduce waste.

Marketing and Communication

Suzanne Jongert

Marketing and Communication


Suzanne studied Media, Marketing & Publishing at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. She worked as entrepreneur and for different corporate and start-up companies in marketing & communication positions in various sectors.
She is motivated to be involved in the CaribAlgae foundation because it’s an innovate and sustainable initiative that contributes to make a better world!

Technical Development

Sebastiaan Winters

Technical Development


With a background in mechanical engineering, Sebastiaan has over six years of experience working on large scale, multi company projects in the Oil & Gas industry.
He believes that algae is here to stay and wants to make his contribution to a cleaner environment. 

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