Derek is a Scientist with 15+ years experience in cell biology & a keen interest in beer brewcraft.

Derek completed his BSc(hon) and PhD at Monash Uni, before completing a post-doc at Kings College London.
7 years at Melbourne Uni and 3 years at Walter and Eliza Hall institute.

Derek is passionate about bringing the precision and control of science to the world of craft beer, by providing a wide selection of high quality liquid yeast strains – he’s driven to help Aussie craft brewers improve their beer flavours.

An enthusiastic home brewer and craft beer drinker himself, Derek is a fan of trying new and exciting brews, if it’s different – he’ll definitely try it!

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