Mark Walton, PHD

Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Yorktown Technologies Inc.

Mark Walton, PHD

Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Yorktown Technologies Inc.

Biography

Mark Walton, PhD, Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Yorktown Technologies Inc.

Mark Walton is a veteran of the plant and animal biotechnology industries. He has worked as a research scientist, entrepreneur and corporate executive. In 2016 he joined Yorktown Technologies, LP, the developer of GloFish® Fluorescent Fish, to lead a new division, Ornamental Bio. Previously he was the Chief Marketing Officer for Recombinetics. Dr. Walton played a key role in obtaining the Cloning Risk Assessment and the Guidance on Regulation of Genetically Engineered Animals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.