, UK - Sep 17, 2019 - QuantuMDx Group Limited, a UK-based life sciences company developing transformational point of care diagnostics, is pleased to announce Neil Butler has joined its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
Neil is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 20 years experience working in, and managing, global medical diagnostic companies involved in the development of point-of-care IVD medical devices. Throughout his career, Neil has held various senior management roles including Founding Chief Executive Officer of three diagnostic businesses, Oxford Biosensors, Vivacta and Spectromics. Neil currently serves on the Board of Nidor Dx, Radisens and Spectromics and previously served as Chair and Non-Executive Director for Atlas Genetics / Binx Health and Genomic Vision. Neil is also a Strategic Advisory Team member for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and has previously carried out due diligence for several European and US VCs on diagnostic related investments.
Professor Sir John Burn, Chair of QuantuMDx Group said:
We are delighted to have attracted someone of Neils calibre to the Board of QuantuMDx. His skill set and his expertise, particularly within IVD companies, will be invaluable to us as we progress towards full commercialisation of our Q-POC molecular diagnostic device and portfolio of tests as well as deliver on the wider value of our technology platforms.
Commenting on his appointment, Neil Butler, Non-Executive Director of QuantuMDx said
: I have been aware of QuantuMDx and the work they have been doing for some time and so it was great pleasure to accept this position on its Board. There is a significant need, in a range of healthcare settings, for a rapid, affordable and accurate point-of-care device with high multiplexing capabilities; Q-POC provides this solution. I am looking forward to working with the management team and the Board to continue its development and bring the device to market and to the communities who will benefit from it, as quickly as possible.