30 years experience as a General Mnaager and Business Development Director for photonics companies.
I provide business development consulting services for start-ups and SMEs and interim management to CEO level.
I have experience in spinning-out companies from universities and managing business growth process at Board level. Specific areas of interest and experience include international sales of photonics products and previously I was Sales Director and General Manager of Melles Griot UK, Managing Director of Laetus Vision Systems and Microscan UK barcode products, Business Development Director with Willett International and Global Business Manager at Leica Microsystems Imaging Solutions (Cambridge UK).
I have also provided commercial consulting services to Investor Groups including Imperial Innovations and Fusion IP.
My experience includes the sale of photonics companies to larger corporates.
I have a Masters Degree in Applied Optics (Reading University, 1978) and I was elected Fellow of the Institute of Physics in 1998.