About Us

Our Team

Board of Directors

  • Tony Rabar, B.Comm, LL.B, MBA; Chairman
    • Managing Partner – Brightstar Partners, with 20 years’ experience as a hands-on serial technology entrepreneur across numerous high-tech manufacturing, healthcare and services ventures.
  • Tim Grogan, B.Sc, LL.B; Chief Executive Officer
    • Over 20 years of experience growing medical and life sciences companies; ex- Starpharma, Fusion Life Sciences, IRL GlycoSyn.
  • Dr Wyn Davies, MB, BS, MD, FRCP; Director
    •  Consultant Cardiologist – Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • Prof Nicholas Peters, MD, FRCP, FHRS; Director
    • Professor of Cardiology and Head of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Imperial College London; and, Consultant Cardiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (St Mary’s Hospital).
  • Chris Winter, BA, Ph.D; Director
    • 30 years of experience as venture capitalist, angel investor, entrepreneur and research leader; ex-Chairman of Health Enterprise East (NHS Innovation Hub); and, former Partner with New Venture Partners (International VC).

Management Team

  • Tim GroganChief Executive Officer
    • Over 20 years of experience growing medical and life sciences companies; ex- Starpharma, Fusion Life Sciences, IRL GlycoSyn.
  • Sue OliverHead of Market Development & Clinical Services
    • 20+ years in start up pharma and medical devices; previous roles at Medela (UK), Peckforton Pharmaceuticals and Linton Lasers.
  • David Haddow, Ph.D – Head of Operations & R&D
    • 15+ years operational experience with biotech companies; Industrial panel representative on UK Medical Research Council’s Regenerative Medicine Research Committees.
  • Peter de Corte –  Head of Quality & Regulatory Affairs
    • 15+ years’ experience in cell culture, sterile manufacture and assay development and 15 years in Quality Management. Member of the European Association of Tissue Banks and European Tissue Repair Society and European Burns Association.
  • Tahir BaigBusiness Development (International)
    • 11 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, management consultant and engineer; ex-PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Ford Motor Company.

Clinical Advisory Board

  • Mr Pud Bhaskar, MD, FRCS (Ed.), MB, BS
    • Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon, Clinical Director of Surgery – North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Mrs Eva Weiler-Mithoff, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Plast)
    • Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
  • Miss Elaine Sassoon, FRCS
    • Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Mr. Venkat Ramakrishnan, MS, FRCS, FRACS (Plastic Surgery)
    • Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Broomfield Hospital.