Kansas City, Missouri, USA — AgriThority®, an agricultural science consultancy specializing in accelerating new technologies to commercialization in markets around the world, welcomes Estefanía Hinarejos as regulatory and account manager for Europe.
Hinarejos is well-versed in the development of biostimulants, biofertilizers and biopesticides, including significant experience in the regulatory pathways for these bio-inputs. Throughout her professional career she has completed research and submitted patents related to Bacillus subtilis genus, Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacterias (PGPR’s) and organic regenerators for soil.
As regulatory and account manager, Hinarejos will lead regulatory and market access projects for clients associated with agronomic and horticulture crops in Europe. She will guide AgriThority clients through the regulatory process to prepare new technologies for greenhouse, lab and field testing around the world. Hinarejos also leads account management initiatives and will work with AgriThority leadership to conduct strategic business planning and analyses.
“Estefanía brings a broad knowledge of the functionality and diversity of biological products. She has a proven track record for developing strategies to test these technologies while navigating the challenges that may delay registration and increase costs,” says Jerry Duff, AgriThority President and Founder. “Her expertise will be valuable to clients as they develop new technologies to improve organic and conventional farming practices.”
Based in Valencia, Spain, Hinarejos is a leader in the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA), where she has held the position of Director for Spain (IBMA Spain) since October 2014. Previous positions for the national association include terms as president, vice president and, regarding the global association, member of the Global Management Board as treasurer.
In addition to her position with AgriThority, Hinarejos is also owner/founder of MATHEX (Microbial Active Technical Experts), a regulatory and development expert consultancy for biologicals. Previous positions include development engineer positions with Monsanto Spain and AINIA (Instituto Tecnológico de la Industria Agroalimentaria de Valencia). She was most recently the technical director/regulatory affairs manager with IAB company (Investigaciones y Aplicaciones Biotecnológicas S.L).