our story

We want to change the world for the better - one cell at a time.

At MitoQ we strive to make a global impact by empowering every body to take charge of their cellular health.

We created a pioneering cell health technology that is backed by decades of global scientific research.

When you look after your cells you can give more to life and that positive effect radiates outwards.

Like everything great in life, it starts small.

Great cellular health means your body can keep up with your dreams.

Our story began with a single molecule

In the late 1990s our founding scientists Professors Mike Murphy and Robin Smith set out to solve a major issue affecting human health.

Their theory? That a targeted antioxidant molecule could overcome this issue at the very place where it happens, deep inside cells.

Many people thought this was simply impossible. But Professors Murphy and Smith believed that antioxidants could be far more effective - and harnessed New Zealand’s famous ‘can-do attitude’ to get the job done.

Professor Mike Murphy

Breaking through

Working at the University of Otago in New Zealand’s South Island, they created a new and unique molecule with a remarkable superpower - the ability to be absorbed directly into mitochondria, the powerhouses within cells.

This breakthrough was at the forefront of the new field of targeted molecules, which we now know is vital for the cellular health revolution.

As scientists, they wanted their work to have the widest positive benefit to human health. So as the results came in and the deeper benefits of MitoQ became clear, the team pivoted and released MitoQ as a health product for everyone.

Live life to the fullest and give more to your world.

We continue to invest in and encourage world-class scientific research

Over $60 million in independent scientific research has been conducted on MitoQ in diverse aspects of human health including cardiovascular, neurological, immune and metabolic systems.

We foster only open and independent science, so all MitoQ donated to research studies is provided free and with absolutely no strings attached.

Our product development team continues to explore new areas of cellular health to bring even more energy, resilience and vitality to your cells.

With love from NZ

MitoQ was invented in New Zealand and we’re still headquartered here by Auckland’s beautiful Waitematā Harbour.

We’re proud of our Kiwi culture. We’re honest, curious, collaborative and positive. We love seeing other people energised to succeed.

MitoQ is for every body so you’ll find our team and distribution centers all over the world including the US, China and Europe. We ship to more than 140 countries so if you don’t see yours in the shop, contact us - we’ve always loved a challenge.

Our Expert Panel

Meet the world-renowned scientists, coaches and nutritionists who help guide MitoQ’s research, product development and education initiatives.

Professor Mike Murphy

Professor Mike Murphy

FMedSci, FRS (hon)

MitoQ molecule co-creator, Professor of mitochondrial redox biology at the University of Cambridge MRC mitochondrial biology unit, a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci), and an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Learn more about Professor Mike Murphy
Dr Mark Menolascino

Dr Mark Menolascino

Board certified internal medicine and integrative physician, fellowship trained in anti-aging/regenerative medicine, Masters degrees in pharmacology and immunology, author, medical director of The Meno Clinic – center for functional medicine, and former professional athlete.

Learn more about Dr Mark Menolascino
Kaytee Boyd

Kaytee Boyd

BSC, B PHED, CHEK HLC II

Integrative nutritionist, sports scientist, founding director of The Boyd Clinic, charity advisor, educational speaker, and former professional cyclist.

Learn more about Kaytee Boyd
Paul Cadman

Paul Cadman

Certified sports nutritionist, elite endurance coach, athlete manager, director at Elevate Coaching, and professional sportsman.

Learn more about Paul Cadman
Professor Mike Murphy

Professor Mike Murphy

FMedSci, FRS (hon)

MitoQ molecule co-creator, Professor of mitochondrial redox biology at the University of Cambridge MRC mitochondrial biology unit, a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci), and an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Learn more about Professor Mike Murphy
Dr Mark Menolascino

Dr Mark Menolascino

Board certified internal medicine and integrative physician, fellowship trained in anti-aging/regenerative medicine, Masters degrees in pharmacology and immunology, author, medical director of The Meno Clinic – center for functional medicine, and former professional athlete.

Learn more about Dr Mark Menolascino
Kaytee Boyd

Kaytee Boyd

BSC, B PHED, CHEK HLC II

Integrative nutritionist, sports scientist, founding director of The Boyd Clinic, charity advisor, educational speaker, and former professional cyclist.

Learn more about Kaytee Boyd
Paul Cadman

Paul Cadman

Certified sports nutritionist, elite endurance coach, athlete manager, director at Elevate Coaching, and professional sportsman.

Learn more about Paul Cadman
Professor Mike Murphy

Professor Mike Murphy

FMedSci, FRS (hon)

MitoQ molecule co-creator, Professor of mitochondrial redox biology at the University of Cambridge MRC mitochondrial biology unit, a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci), and an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Learn more about Professor Mike Murphy
Dr Mark Menolascino

Dr Mark Menolascino

Board certified internal medicine and integrative physician, fellowship trained in anti-aging/regenerative medicine, Masters degrees in pharmacology and immunology, author, medical director of The Meno Clinic – center for functional medicine, and former professional athlete.

Learn more about Dr Mark Menolascino
Kaytee Boyd

Kaytee Boyd

BSC, B PHED, CHEK HLC II

Integrative nutritionist, sports scientist, founding director of The Boyd Clinic, charity advisor, educational speaker, and former professional cyclist.

Learn more about Kaytee Boyd
Paul Cadman

Paul Cadman

Certified sports nutritionist, elite endurance coach, athlete manager, director at Elevate Coaching, and professional sportsman.

Learn more about Paul Cadman

Our Leadership Team

The MitoQ team is driven by a passion for cellular health and its potential to benefit every human. Meet some of our humans.

Mahara Inglis

CEO

Our CEO Mahara Inglis is genuinely passionate about helping people to get more out of life with MitoQ. His work at MitoQ is purpose-driven and is supported by dual undergraduate degrees in science and commerce, an MBA from UC Berkeley and a background in sustainability management.

Kate Gardiner

CFO

Kate has been a key member of the MitoQ team since the beginning, and wears many different hats within the company. With over 25 years of experience in finance and general management, her role involves making decisions around safely allocating resources across the business.

John Marshall

CMO

A keen interest in cellular health brought John to his role as MitoQ’s Chief Marketing Officer. He leads MitoQ’s marketing team in communicating the complex science behind MitoQ and, in doing so, hopes to inspire others to better understand the importance of cellular health.

Zoe Li

HEAD OF CHINA SALES

Zoe leads a talented team in inspiring and supporting our China-based customers through their cellular health journeys. Her varied role typically involves supporting MitoQ’s brand development, business growth and strategic planning.

Will Stow

CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER

Will was one of the earliest members of the MitoCrew and has played a significant role in ensuring we have hundreds of independent research papers to back up MitoQ’s science. His role extends from research and development to product development and regulatory affairs – and much more.

Donna Marris

HEAD OF SUPPLY CHAIN

Donna is a crucial MitoCrew member who ensures we always have enough product, in the right place, at the right time. Beyond overseeing MitoQ’s supply chain, Donna works alongside MitoQ’s executive team to provide strategic and operational leadership within the company.

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