Esther Alza

CEO and Co-founder, Treellum Technologies

Esther Alza

Speaker Bio


Esther Alza is an organic and medicinal chemist by training as well as an entrepreneur. She completed her PhD in organic chemistry, asymmetric catalysis and flow chemistry at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) and perform a postdoc in medchem in the University of Cambridge as Wellcome Trust Fellow, coming back to stablish ERTFLOW Unit at ICIQ. Esther has always followed the principles of green chemistry and applying science for a sustainable world. Her expertise includes the development of proprietary technologies and methodologies related to catalysis and flow chemistry for innovative organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry, incorporating novel tools like automatization, AI and additive manufacturing. She also has carried out business and entrepreneurial education from Cambridge Judge Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management, EADA, ESADE and UPF-BMS and from July 2020 she is the co-founder and CEO of Treellum Technologies.