Mike has extensive experience leading research and development projects in the medical device industry. Prior to founding Neotherix, he spent over eleven years with Smith & Nephew, his most recent position being Senior Support and Delivery Team Leader for the Wound Management business unit. He has also held positions with 3M Health Care and Pfizer and has over 20 years experience in wound healing research (gained through academic and industrial roles).
Mike gained a BSc in Applied Biology in 1978, a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Leeds, UK in 1983 and an MBA from Warwick Business School, UK in 2001. He is a member of the European Tissue Repair Society, the British Society for Matrix Biology and the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society. Mike is currently on the Steering Group of regeNer8 (the Centre for Translational Regenerative Medicine of the N8 group of research-intensive UK universities).
Peter's expertise is in the area of polymer chemistry. Prior to joining Neotherix, Peter worked as a Biomaterials Scientist for the Wound Management business unit of Smith & Nephew. Peter has a degree in Chemistry from the University of York, UK and a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Sussex, UK. He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.