Jonathan R. Matias
President & Chairman of the Board
He developed the Ifrenel technology and started Ifrenel USA in 2007 as an online skin care company in New York. Ifrenel Philippines starts of the worldwide expansion beginning in Asia in 2021.
He joined Orentreich Foundation in New York in 1977 where he rose in rank until becoming director for Biological Sciences in the same organization until 1990 He was involved in a wide range of research programs, including aging, dermatology research, pharmaceutical drug development, cancer and nutrition. He started his private research company in 1990 as the executive director for Nova Biosciences, Ltd from 1990 to 2000 with R&D programs on insect repellents, malaria control, marine conservation, aquaculture and biofouling research. Consultancies in the past include L’Oreal, Shiseido, Roussel Uclaf and many other companies.
Since 2000 and to the present, he serves as Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer of Poseidon Sciences Group, a research and development company with laboratories and strategic alliances in Asia, Africa and South America. He also concurrently serves as Chairman of Sulu Garden Foundation in Miag-ao, Iloilo (Philippines).
He completed his undergraduate studies at York College of the City University of New York and graduate studies at New York University. He has over 130 publications in both academic journals and industry magazines, along with several awarded and pending patents.
Tanya Mia G. Lubas
She joins Ifrenel with broad knowledge and experience in administration and research. Ms. Lubas completed her undergraduate studies degree in Bachelor of Science in Biology at West Visayas State University and Master of Science at the University of the Philippines Visayas. Her background in biological sciences research complements the ongoing work on new technologies being developed by Ifrenel’s Product Development Team. Before joining Ifrenel, Ms Lubas was previously employed with Rethink Staffing, Inspiro, and other companies.