Management Team

The management team of Sphere Medical has the expertise of highly experienced professionals in areas such as medicine, research and development, regulatory affairs and commercialisation. The team is tasked with guiding the company during this dynamic phase of its development and beyond.

Luciën van Os, CEO, Director

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Luciën van Os has more than 12 years’ experience in the medical device industry, having worked for companies such as Medtronic and Gambro in senior management positions as well as being CEO of small and mid-sized companies. He has an engineering background and has also worked for more than 15 years in various engineering and R&D roles for companies such as Philips and Ericsson.  Luciën has significant experience in bringing new technologies and products to market such as DECT cordless products, Bluetooth accessories, fully digital pacemakers, remote monitoring of cardiac pacemaker patients and injectable cardiac monitoring devices.

Richard Wright, CFO, Director

large_Richard Wright 2016.jpgRichard is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years of experience in financial roles across a variety of sectors. Prior to joining Sphere Medical, he was Finance Director of Alliance Pharma plc, the UK based AIM-listed speciality pharmaceutical company for eight years.  Richard has also previously held senior finance positions with FirstGroup plc, Somerfield plc and Parragon Books Limited.  Richard read Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and qualified as an accountant with Ernst & Young LLP.

Malcolm Stewart, Director of Marketing and Business Development

Malcolm has more than 25 years’ experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He achieved top sales awards in 2 companies and has held senior Marketing roles in Smiths Medical, CR Bard and CareFusion/BD with both national and international responsibility. His expertise is in critical care and operating theatre equipment such as infusion pumps and patient monitors. He has worked extensively in product development bringing products to launch in the international critical care market.

Shirlee Reason, Human Resources Business Partner

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Shirlee is an innovative and detailed orientated HR Business Partner with over 19 years’ experience in Office Management and Human Resources ranging across specialities such as Security and Information Technology.  She has a medical background as she worked for 11 years as a qualified nurse with much of that time based in Intensive and Coronary Care.  Shirlee’s expertise also spans Health & Safety and Internal Auditing and has significant experience dealing with start-up companies. Shirlee is passionate about HR with speciality in Assessing Personalities in the workplace and Psychology

Dev Raut, Interim Director Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Dev has more than 10 years’ experience in Medical Device, In-Vitro Diagnostic and Pharmaceuticals. In his Consultant capacity at RAQS Ltd he has been supporting various large and small companies such as CooperVision and worked with companies like Qiagen and Meidicina in Management positions; leading the departments to success by implementing continuous improvement, lean processes and a pragmatic approach to ensure effective compliance. Dev has strong Regulatory, Quality and Product Development background from various Multinational companies as Zimmer Biomet and Smith & Nephew. He has substantial experience in Market Entry in EU, US and various International markets. He has undergraduate Degree in Pharmacy and Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Pharmacology completed with Distinction which reflects his strong academic background, useful in the Medical Device sector for Clinical Evaluation and Investigations.  His Lead Auditor Qualification and working experience on Manufacturing site, Cleanroom setup, Supplier management and Site transfer is very valuable.