Top Influencers: 10 UK Chief Science Officer’s To Follow in 2022

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Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder role. We have selected these Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder’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 Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder’s. The list is in no particular order!

Thomas Hain

Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder @ Fetch.AI

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Thomas Hain is a professor at Sheffield and established scientist in advanced machine learning AI who bridges real world and academia and is inspired by the opportunities AI brings to modern society. Learn more about Thomas Hain on Crunchbase…

Fetch.AI develops a decentralized network for digital representatives to find, communicate, and trade with each other. Read more aboutFetch.AI on Crunchbase…

Farid Tariq

Chief science officer and co-founder @ Addionics

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Farid Tariq is the co-founder and CSO of Addionics. He is a former postdoc at Imperial, Worked for Alstom and for Shell Global Solutions on development of energy production and storage Learn more about Farid Tariq on Crunchbase…

Addionics is creating next-generation batteries through intelligent 3D battery architecture and engineering. Read more aboutAddionics on Crunchbase…

Eyal Maori

Chief Science Officer @ Tropic Biosciences

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Eyal Maori is an accomplished virologist and RNA biologist with a broad experience in the Agri-Tech industry. His seminal PhD work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem became the basis for an agricultural-genetics startup named Beeologics, which he helped build until its acquisition by Monsanto. He later served as the Chief Science Officer for Forrest Innovation, an agricultural BioTech company, before founding Tropic Biosciences. Learn more about Eyal Maori on Crunchbase…

Tropic Biosciences is a pioneering leader in the development of novel high-performing commercial tropical crop varieties and traits. Read more aboutTropic Biosciences on Crunchbase…

Philip McLauchlan

Chief science officer @ Mirriad

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As a researcher at the foremost computer vision research groups including RRG Oxford and UC Berkeley, and then in industry with Imagineer Systems, a software company he co-founded in 2000, Phil has focused on products and applications around new understanding of visual perception of motion and shape. Learn more about Philip McLauchlan on Crunchbase…

Mirriad’s patented, AI and computer vision technology dynamically inserts products and innovative signage formats after content is produced. Read more aboutMirriad on Crunchbase…

Robert Zimmer

President & Chief Science Officer @ ImmuPharma

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Dr. Robert Zimmer was the founder and chief executive officer of both ImmuPharma Switzerland and ImmuPharma France. He is an expert in clinical pharmacology and life cycle management. He was instrumental in developing a substantial number of products for clients including Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Abbott, Searle, Sanofi-Aventis and Lilly. He began his career in Roche’s headquarters in Basle as coordinator of clinical pharmacology and international clinical leader. He subsequently joined Jago Pharma, the drug delivery company, and became a director and head of research and development at SkyePharma after it acquired JAGO. He obtained his MD at Strasbourg Medical School and his PHD at the University of Aix-Marseille. Learn more about Robert Zimmer on Crunchbase…

ImmuPharma plc is a United Kingdom-based drug discovery and development company. The Company is focused on developing drugs. Read more aboutImmuPharma on Crunchbase…

Ivan Stoianov

Founder & Chief Science Officer @ Inflowmatix

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Ivan Stoianov is the Reader in Water Systems Engineering at Imperial College London. Learn more about Ivan Stoianov on Crunchbase…

Inflowmatix is a spin-out company from the InfraSense Labs at the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Imperial College London. Read more aboutInflowmatix on Crunchbase…

Stephanie Cook

Chief science officer @ ThriveMap

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Dr. Stephanie Cook, has a B.Sc., M.Sc., and PhD in Psychology. She has previously worked with UCL, the University of Westminster and is currently a psychology lecturer at De Montfort University. Learn more about Stephanie Cook on Crunchbase…

Personalised pre-employment assessments for volume hiring Read more aboutThriveMap on Crunchbase…

Mohsan Alvi

Chief Science Officer @

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Mohsan Alvi is a chief science officer at Disperse. Learn more about Mohsan Alvi on Crunchbase… is a VC-backed artificial intelligence construction startup focused on improving on-site productivity. Read more on Crunchbase…

Max Allsworth

Chief Science Officer @ Owlstone Medical

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Max is the Chief Science Officer at Owlstone Medical and has over 15 years experience in the development of trace chemical detection technologies. He has developed sensor technologies for a vast range of applications including personal safety, food contamination and environmental monitoring. At Owlstone he is responsible for the technical development of the breath capture devices and the analytical techniques behind biomarker identification. He has pioneered the development and application of Owlstone’s unique technologies to detect traces of chemicals in complex environments and at ever lower concentrations. Previous roles have included Senior Scientist for Kidde Research and then the same role at United Technologies Corporation after a company acquisition. Max has a multidisciplinary background primarily in physics, chemistry and material science with a doctorate in condensed matter physics and also has over a dozen patents to his name. Learn more about Max Allsworth on Crunchbase…

Owlstone Medical is a diagnostics company that developed a non-invasive breathalyzer for infectious disease detection. Read more aboutOwlstone Medical on Crunchbase…

Jack Benton

Chief Science Officer @ Tutorean

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Jack previously worked at FIS as a Business Consultant and has a PhD in Particle Physics from University of Bristol and CERN. He is leading Tutorean’s ongoing scientific research project on private tuition, alongside the Universidade Catolica de Lisboa and is implementing machine learning and artificial intelligence to modernise the world’s approach to 1-on-1 learning. Learn more about Jack Benton on Crunchbase…

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