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Sarah Small BSc, ACA is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience of leading financial functions, including C-level experience within an AIM listed company .
Sarah has worked across a various number of industry sectors including digital marketing, retail, entertainment, education and construction. Sarah has a mathematics degree from Warwick University.
Adrian Crockett, BAcc, FCMA is a chartered management accountant who previously held the CFO position at Ocean Harvest Technology PLC where he helped raise £6m via an IPO, Thruvision PLC where he managed significant revenue growth towards £10m and at Venture Life PLC , an AIM listed consumer healthcare company where he was involved in the M&A of a number of businesses, participated in equity capital raises of over £25m and a revolving debt facility of similar with major UK & US banks. Before this he held senior financial management roles at Abbott Diabetes Care Ltd, a division of the US Healthcare company, Abbott, GSK & Novartis.
Dr Siân Phillips MB,BCh MRCP FRCR is an experienced Consultant Radiologist based in South Wales.
She gained her undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in Wales. She has held several leadership roles during her career, including Associate Dean and Head of School at Health Education
and Improvement Wales; chair of Medical Imaging Sub-Committee and Imaging Essential Services Group, advising Welsh Government; and Clinical Director. As part of her active involvement in teaching and training, she has been involved in developing undergraduate curricula, been an FRCR examiner at the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), and was instrumental in establishing and developing the National Imaging Academy, Wales. As a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, she plays an active role in RCR activity.
Siân has extensive experience with Digital Tomosynthesis imaging in the general clinical setting. Her service was the first clinical department in the UK, second in Europe to introduce this innovative
technology. Her experiences with digital tomosynthesis she has shared widely, presenting at international conferences worldwide. She has sat on the Medical Advisory Board of GE Healthcare and acted as Medical Advisor to Adaptix for several years.
Kate Blanshard has a degree in Modern History from the University of Oxford and briefly worked in publishing before gaining an LLB Hons (First Class) from the College of Law, Chester and London. Kate completed her professional training as a solicitor at a City law firm.
Before joining Adaptix, Kate helped establish the new MSc in Law and Finance degree at the University of Oxford, run jointly by the Faculty of Law and Saïd Business School.
Conrad Dirckx has a BA in Computer Science and PhD in MRI Imaging from Cambridge University as well as a master’s degree from the Ecole Centrale Paris in real-time computing. He has worked for GE Healthcare in their workstation, vascular x-ray and MRI business units and prior to joining Adaptix, spent 11 years working for Siemens in their molecular imaging division leading development projects for cardiology, neurology and oncology software products.
He is an APMP certified project manager who helped to pioneer the transition to lean/agile software development within Siemens MI.
Martin Stofanko has a PhD in Immunology and MSc in Applied Genetics from University of Birmingham. Following Postdoctoral work at University of Cambridge he moved into industry in Brazil developing genetic tests for their low budget public healthcare system.
He is experienced in defining, executing and writing up quality assurance and technical documentations for IVDs and up to class IIa sterile MDs in the UK, Brazil and Germany. He has lead validation, external testing and transfer to manufacturing activities within company and outsourced abroad. He has established and extended ISO 13485 QMS from D&D to manufacturing, sales and distribution.
Hannah Lawrence-Lelitte (Assoc. CIPD) spent 10 years working as a senior Administrator for the University of Oxford and in HR and training roles across industries including publishing, environmental management and motorsport.
Hannah’s background is in Organisational Pyschology and she has a BSc in Psychology from the University of Surrey.
Melanie studied Natural Sciences (Physics & Theoretical Physics) at Cambridge University, followed by an MSc in Automotive Engineering from Cranfield University. She has an MBA in Engineering Management from Loughborough University and is a Chartered Engineer.
An experienced Engineering leader, developing new products through the application of novel technology, and enabling the transition to manufacturing and in-service support. Melanie has worked across highly regulated industries including automotive, aerospace, defence, energy and medical. Melanie’s expertise includes Systems Engineering, design for reliability and maintainability, safety, and ensuring that engineering is performed in compliance with quality and regulatory standards.
Andy graduated with an Engineering Masters and boxing Blue from Oxford University, then gained Chartered Engineer status as a project manager while working for the Ministry of Defence. On the MOD Fast Stream, Andy gained corporate and leadership experience in a variety of strategic roles as well as leading counter terrorism teams in Iraq. Andy was awarded the Iraq medal and formally commended for changing the Coalition Forces campaign strategy.
Andy then went into leadership consulting & coaching (clients now diplomats & in No.10) and also moved into the commercial sector founding a film & TV company, raising finance and building relationships with the major studios. While he got the companies up and running Andy secured acting roles in Coronation Street and Emmerdale to help pay the bills.