Our Team

MIP Diagnostics Ltd was founded in 2015 as a spin out from the University of Leicester by several leading experts in the field, in order to commercialise various forms of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers.

 
  Adrian Kinkaid  CEO  Adrian has extensive experience in the life sciences sector, with particular expertise in affinity reagents, antibodies, affimers and aptamers.   > Learn More

Adrian Kinkaid
CEO

Adrian has extensive experience in the life sciences sector, with particular expertise in affinity reagents, antibodies, affimers and aptamers.

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  Jim Reid  Chairman   Jim has worked in the life sciences sector for the past 40 years, holding senior roles within key firms including Axis-Shield PLC, Chiron S.A, Roche and Trinity Biotech Inc.   > Learn More

Jim Reid
Chairman 

Jim has worked in the life sciences sector for the past 40 years, holding senior roles within key firms including Axis-Shield PLC, Chiron S.A, Roche and Trinity Biotech Inc.

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  Alan Thomson  Director of Diagnostics Development  Alan has joined the company to lead the diagnostic development work, with a focus on the in house licensing projects.   > Learn More

Alan Thomson
Director of Diagnostics Development

Alan has joined the company to lead the diagnostic development work, with a focus on the in house licensing projects.

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  David Rickets  Business Development Director  David has worked in the life science, biotech and pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years. He started his career as a scientist with Glaxo, before moving on to scientific management in the UK and USA.   > Learn More

David Rickets
Business Development Director

David has worked in the life science, biotech and pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years. He started his career as a scientist with Glaxo, before moving on to scientific management in the UK and USA.

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  Dr. Antonio Guerreiro  Director of Technology & Founder  A leading expert in the design of functional polymers with molecular recognition properties.   > Learn More

Dr. Antonio Guerreiro
Director of Technology & Founder

A leading expert in the design of functional polymers with molecular recognition properties.

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  Francesco Canfarotta  Senior Scentist  A leading expert in the synthesis of polymeric micelles for drug delivery applications.   > Learn More

Francesco Canfarotta
Senior Scentist

A leading expert in the synthesis of polymeric micelles for drug delivery applications.

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  Dr. Joanna Czulak  Senior Scientist  Joanna has over eight years of experience on the development of molecularly imprinted polymers and their practical applications in catalysis, sorbents and assays. 

Dr. Joanna Czulak
Senior Scientist

Joanna has over eight years of experience on the development of molecularly imprinted polymers and their practical applications in catalysis, sorbents and assays. 

  Dr. Andrew Lakey  Senior Scientist  Dr Andrew Lakey brings experience of microfluidics and microfabrication, and has been involved in a range of projects including proof of concept research as well as product validation and verification.

Dr. Andrew Lakey
Senior Scientist

Dr Andrew Lakey brings experience of microfluidics and microfabrication, and has been involved in a range of projects including proof of concept research as well as product validation and verification.

  Alistair   Groves  Scientist  Graduated with an MChem from the University of Sheffield in 2017 and now performs the synthesis and binding analysis of MIPs.

Alistair Groves
Scientist

Graduated with an MChem from the University of Sheffield in 2017 and now performs the synthesis and binding analysis of MIPs.

 
  Rhiannon Johnson  Scientist   Graduate from the University of Leicester with an MChem in Chemistry. Currently working as a Scientist in assay optimisation and development.

Rhiannon Johnson
Scientist

Graduate from the University of Leicester with an MChem in Chemistry. Currently working as a Scientist in assay optimisation and development.

  Jane Roberts  Office Manager     Jane is an experienced manager, who has worked in client facing roles for over 40 years. Jane joined MIP in June 2018 - for the previous 24 years she worked at Cranfield School of Management.

Jane Roberts
Office Manager 

Jane is an experienced manager, who has worked in client facing roles for over 40 years. Jane joined MIP in June 2018 - for the previous 24 years she worked at Cranfield School of Management.

  Prof. Sergey Piletsky  Founder  A leading expert on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIPs) and biosensors.   > Learn More

Prof. Sergey Piletsky
Founder

A leading expert on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIPs) and biosensors.

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