Top Influencers: 5 UK Head Of Research And Development’s To Follow in 2022

3 years ago

Head of Research and Development play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Head of Research and Development role. We have selected these Head of Research and Development’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Head of Research and Development’s. The list is in no particular order!

Robert McKean

Head of Research and Development @ The Electrospinning Company

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Rob holds a PhD from the University of Sheffield and gained post-doctoral experience working in world-class electrospinning laboratories at the University of Sheffield and at the Micro and Nanotechnology Centre based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. His research activities focused on the development of 3D polymer scaffolds for a variety of regenerative medicine applications including full thickness skin reconstruction, degradable patches for cornea repair, orthopedic implant coatings, and nerve guide conduits. He joined TECL in 2010 as Head of Research and Development and is responsible for all R&D, Quality Management and regulatory aspects, product development, intellectual property protection, production and collaborations with industry and academia. Dr McKean is also the sole inventor of patented multi-well plate technology for 3D cell based assays that has received two awards for ‘Most Innovative New Technology’ by delegates of the ELRIG Drug Discovery conference. Learn more about Robert McKean on Crunchbase…

The Electrospinning Company is a provider of electrospun nanofibre innovations, developing solutions to industrial challenges. Read more aboutThe Electrospinning Company on Crunchbase…

Simone D’Amico

Head Of Research And Development @ TrueLayer

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TrueLayer is a fintech platform utilized to build financial apps that connect to bank data, verify accounts, and access transactions. Read more aboutTrueLayer on Crunchbase…

Mark Masterson

Head of Research and Development @ NTT DATA UK

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Mark Masterson is the Head of Research and Development of NTT DATA UK. Learn more about Mark Masterson on Crunchbase…

NTT DATA UK is a consulting and IT service provider to manufacturing, banking public sector, telecom, and financial services. Read more aboutNTT DATA UK on Crunchbase…

Bertrand Bru

Head of research and development @ Progressive Sports Technologies

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Bertrand Bru has been serving as head of research and development at Progressive Sports Technologies since October 2017. Learn more about Bertrand Bru on Crunchbase…

Progressive Sports Technologies maintain a highly skilled research and development team, at-hand to support your project requirements. Read more aboutProgressive Sports Technologies on Crunchbase…

Nathan Roberts

Head Of Research And Development @ Rainbird Technologies

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Previously a DNA Intelligence Officer, mechanic, door-to-door salesman, barman and banker while secretly training to be a developer. Nathan is a mad triathlete. Learn more about Nathan Roberts on Crunchbase…

Truly intelligent automation for complex decisions and scenarios Read more aboutRainbird Technologies on Crunchbase…

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