Amanda hildebrand

Amanda Hildebrand, Ph.D.


Amanda Hildebrand oversees GFI’s Science and Technology department to build a roadmap for accelerating alternative protein research while empowering scientists to execute on this vision.

Areas of expertise: bioprocess development and commercialization, project and team leadership, fermentation, kinetic modeling

Amanda uses she/her pronouns.

Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a doctorate in biological systems engineering from the University of California, Davis. She brings over 13 years of experience in developing and commercializing sustainable bioprocesses. She has led project and functional teams within small start ups and Fortune 500 companies, with broad knowledge across many fermentation platforms, production scales, application areas, and industries.