Hillary Cirka completed her studies in biology and biotechnology as B.Sc. at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA. She completed her horticultural studies at the Leibniz University Hannover as M.Sc.. She was employed as a research assistant for trials in field and greenhouses and tested the efficacy of biostimulants.
She joined the team in 2019 as a study director for GLP studies and as a field investigator for GEP and screening studies at the test site in North Germany.