Our Management Team

Dr Bill (William) Allan, CEO

Bill is an internationally experienced medical devices executive who has held a number of general management and leadership positions with global medical device companies, including Smith & Nephew, Angiodynamics, Orthovita and Stryker. He has a strong track record of building businesses and launching new products and has worked in Europe, Africa and North America.

Educated at the University of Edinburgh, University of Capetown and Insead Business School, Bill is a mentor at Cambridge University (Judge) Business School and a council member of ABHI (Association of British Healthcare Industries).

Frank Coombes, CFO

Frank has over 15 years experience in corporate finance, gained both in industry and professional practice. He has held various senior executive finance positions with the “top five” corporate finance consultancies as well as a variety of start-up companies. He has extensive experience of company acquisitions, disposals and fund raising.

Brian Duffy, Operations Director

Brian has great experience in the medical industry and has worked for Abbott, Medtronic and Boston Scientific in senior operational roles and has led significant projects.

Brian is an ASQ certified Six Sigma black belt practitioner, has a B Eng from Limerick University and an MBA from the Open University.

Dr John Gleeson, CTO

John was previously Business Development Manager in the Tissue Engineering Research Group in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is an inventor of the technologies and a Principal Investigator/Honorary Research Fellow within RCSI, where as head of the Cartilage Advanced Regenerative Therapies (CART) group, he was responsible for over €2.5 million research funding in the fields of Tissue Engineering and Translational Research. He has a PhD in bioengineering from Trinity College Dublin and an MSc in Leadership & Management from RCSI.

John Hoare, Quality/Regulatory Affairs Manager

John is a highly experienced quality and regulatory affairs leader. He joined us from Bausch and Lomb in Waterford and was previously Regulatory Affairs Manager at GSK for a range of devices and OTC products.

John has extensive executive experience in all aspects of regulatory body engagement, including site preparation, documentation compilation & submission, and post market product registration activities. With a strong quality and regulatory background in devices John also brings pharma experience to the team.

He has a degree in Chemistry  from the University of Reading  and is based in the Dublin office. 

Paul Bielderman, Medical Director

Paul has a long heritage as a physician in the medical industry and has worked in both devices and pharma in a range of Medical Affairs and Medical Director roles, including Covidien (now Medtronic), Kyphon (now Medtronic) and Pfizer.

He has a MD, is a specialist Paediatrician, a PhD in Medicine, MBA, BSc and both FARCP and MICR.

Paul’s focus is on the clinical interface and is accountable for medical compliance and vigilance along with a role in designing and executing the company’s Clinical Evidence Programme.