Dr Magnus Bergkvist

Head of Science & Research, Global Innovation
Thai Union Group

Dr Magnus Bergkvistis Head of Science & Research, Global Innovation at Thai Union Group. He is responsible for leading and developing the scientific programs and capabilities of Thai Union’s Global Innovation Centre (GII). Leveraging internal and external resources, the GII is building a portfolio of projects focused on bringing greater scientific substance and sustainable innovation advantage to the Group’s global branded tuna businesses.

As a former Associate Professor in Nanobioscience at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, New York, Dr Bergkvist led several projects with industrial partners and gained valuable experience in academic-corporate partnerships. He has served on multiple scientific advisory boards for start-up companies, and holds several patents.