Meet the Team
Prof Garik Markarian, Executive Chairman
Professor of Communications at Lancaster University, has over 25 years of experience in wireless communications including 10 years in Senior Executive Positions. He is a leading world expert in secure wireless broadband communications and has co-authored over 200 publications and 39 National and International patents.
Prof Charles McCollum, Medical Director
Charles holds the posts of Professor of Surgery, Consultant in Vascular Surgery and Director of the Academic Surgery Unit at UHSM. He has over 400 publications and has led numerous national and international collaborative projects.
Dr Sean Sonander, Managing Director
Sean has over 15 year’s industrial experience in the telecoms industry. His areas of expertise include project management, systems design and commercial management. He holds a PhD in Satellite Telecommunications and an MBA from Cranfield University which was focused on commercialising innovative technology solutions.
Natasha McCrone, Chief Operating Officer
Natasha has over 7 years experience in the public and private sectors. Her areas of expertise include project and operations management; with experience in co-ordinating a number of National and European based projects.
Dr Stuart Grant, Director of Research
Stuart is a specialist registrar in cardiothoracic surgery, honorary lecturer at University College London and UoM. He sits on the UK National Cardiac Surgery committees and is an expert in developing and validation of surgical risk prediction models.
Søren Udby, Project Manager
Søren Udby has previously managed a number of projects developing and implementing Smart Healthcare technology for the UK Market. He is currently managing a H2020 funded project and two Innovate UK projects. In addition to this he has experience in business planning, development, marketing communication and proposal writing.