Mehmet Davrandi, PhD Procter & Gamble

Dr Mehmet Davrandi is a Technical Manager in Corporate Quality Assurance for Procter & Gamble, focusing on innovation within industrial microbiology. He holds a PhD in Microbiology with experience in microbial ecology, biofilms, and bioinformatics from University College London and strongly advocates for digital upskilling in the life sciences.

Currently, he is developing next-generation microbiology methods using advanced technologies as a foundation (Raman), enabled through collaborations with academic and industrial partners, with a view to their application in manufacturing for quality release. In this process, he has recognised the value of being a digital pioneer as required skillset to enable the integration of current and rapid methods into manufacturing systems.