Qun Yang

Qun is a Cambridge-based female entrepreneur and studied for MPhil in Therapeutic Sciences at Queens’ College, University of Cambridge.

Qun had an established career in finance and banking before co-founding Biorbyt Ltd. She started her professional career as an auditor with Deloitte and then worked for Goldman Sachs and later Deutsche Bank. Qun is a qualified chartered accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). She is also a holder of other prestigious qualifications, including Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

Witnessing the challenge to purchase good quality reagents by her friends working in academia, Qun decided to create a global platform to support the life sciences communities and to enable them to purchase affordable and reliable reagents for their research. Combining her knowledge of life sciences with her training in accounting and finance, she co-founded Biorbyt Ltd, which specialises in designing and manufacturing research use antibodies, proteins and other reagents. Biorbyt Ltd received the Queen’s Award for International Trade this year to recognise its success in the global market.

Qun leads by example and founded the UK Chinese Women Connect Association to support Chinese women in the UK.