Getting to Know Us
Leading the Agricultural & Environmental industries with sustainable solutions.
Bioscience offers a comprehensive range of environmental, geotechnical, and hydrological services. We pride ourselves on providing environmentally sound solutions to your business, whether it is property development in Perth or farming in the Wheat Belt.
Our philosophy is to use a multidisciplinary approach to develop comprehensive management services that are both cost-effective and environmentally responsible.
Years of experience have taught us that profitability and sustainability are not mutually exclusive – rather they go hand-in-hand.
Bioscience has a strong research background, driven by the need to develop innovative products and services.
With over 25 years in business, and a team of hand-picked experts, you are in the most capable hands.
The company’s origins were in providing specialist analytical and technical services and advice to the Horticulture and Agriculture industries. We have undertaken research and development in crop nutrition, pest and disease control, composting and soil microbial ecology.
Our continued research and team have enabled us to become the leading horticultural consultancy in the state.
Why Choose Us
Meet the team
Peter Keating has over 35 years practical experience in commercial science, starting and managing agricultural biotechnology and environmental businesses, working in a range of disciplines, from biochemistry and molecular biology, soil science, water science, plant nutrition and plant pathology.
He started his first business before completing his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at UWA, and has attracted talented and qualified scientists and engineers to work with him on challenging, multi-disciplinary research and services ever since. He is an adjunct Associate Professor at Murdoch University, and has supervised post-graduate student research throughout his career.
With extensive knowledge and experience of Western Australia’s flora and fauna, waterbodies and aquifers, soils and geology, as well as the regulatory framework, Peter is widely recognised as the state’s leading consultant across the environmental, horticulture and agriculture space.
Falko studied biology at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (Germany) before completing his PhD in marine microbiology at Cardiff University (UK). During his post-doctoral research at UWA (Perth, Australia), Falko investigated soil-plant-microbe interactions in semi-arid agricultural soils and developed his expertise in molecular ecology. At Bioscience, Falko runs the DNA lab applying his skills and experience to both internal and external R&D projects as well as plant pathology.
Environmental Scientist - Hydrologist
Simon holds a Bachelor of Science in Botany and Genetics from the University of Western Australia. He completed his honours in Botany isolating RNA signalling molecules in plants. Simon has over 10 years of experience in commercial laboratories including mineral analysis, soil testing and asbestos monitoring. At Bioscience his role includes field trials, field sampling, laboratory analytical work and assisting with research and development.
Mekhala holds a cross-disciplinary PhD in Food Science and Postharvest Horticulture from Curtin University, Perth. Previously, she completed her Masters in Crop Science and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours) degrees at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Mekhala has over ten years of research experience in food and agriculture sectors and over five years of experience in analysing plant, soil, food and water samples. At Bioscience her role involves in assisting and further developing the company capacity in analytical and research services related to agriculture and horticulture.