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David Traynor

Non-Executive Chairman


David is Chief Executive Officer for Boytorol PLC an AIM-listed anti-microbial technology company. David began his career in 1987 in investment banking, working in corporate finance roles for Credit Suisse First Boston, UBS and Lehman Brothers.  In 2003 he moved to WhatIf Ventures, the investment arm of the innovation company WhatIf, where he specialised in commercialising new products and technologies in markets including UK annuities, high street retail, fast food and innovative polymers.

Prior to becoming CEO at Byotrol plc, David ran Byotrol Consumer Products (BCP) from its inception in 2007 within his partnership role at WhatIf Ventures, moving to full time early 2012.  He led BCP to profitability in 2011 and then to the full acquisition by Byotrol plc in October 2013.

David has an MBA from London Business School and a BA from Oxford University.