Dr. Lisa Studnicki Hunt
GL CHEMTEC - Co-Founder and COO
Born in Montreal, Lisa Studnicki Hunt obtained her Degree in Natural Sciences from John Abbott College and then went on to complete her Bachelor of Science (Honours B.Sc., 2000 – Minor in French) and Master of Science (M.Sc., Chemistry, 2002) at the University of Toronto. She then completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Polymer Chemistry (Dr. Rer. Nat., 2006) at Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, Germany.
Lisa achieved her Professional Sales Designation from the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA) in 2008, completed the E2-Entrepreneur’s Edge course at Wilfred Laurier University in 2009, and then went on to represent Canada as a member of the Young Entrepreneur’s Delegation at the G20 in 2010. Lisa attended Harvard Business School in 2015 in order to study entrepreneurship under Clayton Christensen. She then completed the “Marketing Innovation” course at the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2017. Lisa is fluent in English, French, and German.
Dr. Studnicki Hunt co-founded GL CHEMTEC INTERNATIONAL LTD. in 2002, an organization providing contract research, custom synthesis, and early stage drug discovery to pharmaceutical, biotech, and materials-based companies worldwide. GL CHEMTEC is located in Oakville, Ontario, and currently employs a team of highly skilled synthetic chemists from across the globe.