The Team

Dr David Sarphie (co-founder and Chief Executive Officer)

David-S-Jul10-cFounding investor & director; co-founder of PowderJect and former-CEO of Acrobot, current CEO of Bio Nano Consulting (London).

David is a bio-nanotechnology entrepreneur with almost 20 years’ experience in project management, senior management and CEO positions within start-up drug-delivery, diagnostics, medical device and consultancy companies. David was one of the founders of PowderJect Pharmaceuticals, still regarded as one of the UK’s most successful biotech companies. Since then David has led the formation of several technology companies, leading his most recent company to a multi-million pound acquisition.

Dr Rubina Mian (co-inventor, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer)

dr-rubina-mianCo-inventor & co-founder; CSO.

Rubina has 25 years’ research experience within academia and the pharmaceutical industry, having worked as a research scientist, research fellow, senior lecturer, and as a non-executive director for an NHS trust. She is a founding member of Oxford MediStress. She has a granted patent and has been a business advisor for companies with a turnover up to 100 million pounds.