Dr. Thomas Haizel
Dr. Thomas Haizel obtained his B.Sc (Hons) in Biological Sciences in Kumasi, Ghana and went on to study for his PhD in Switzerland. This was followed by Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of Fribourg and the Sainsbury Laboratory at Norwich Research Park.
After completing an MBA at Henley Management College, Thomas set up his own firm – Anglia DNA Services (www.angliadna.co.uk) in 2004. This is an independent accredited laboratory specialising in Drugs of Abuse, Alcohol and DNA testing. Over the last 15 years the company has developed a reputation for its innovation and excellence in scientific services. In 2014, he successfully acquired IDNA Genetics Ltd (www.idnagenetics.com) which specialises in Plant and human genotyping services. He has now merged the 2 companies into a much larger business, IDNA Genetics Ltd.
Thomas developed and launched AssureDNA, the UK’s first off-the-shelf paternity testing
kit, now available in Boots. He has also recently set up a new company –Nkaarco Diagnostics Ltd (www.nkaarco.com) to provide accredited genetic testing services to the UK and International markets.