Who we are

Founded in 2004 with headquarters in Cardiff, UK and Georgia, USA, our customers are some of the world’s leading medical institutions. Our guiding principle is to develop world-class ultrasound software and simulation technologies that will improve the quality and speed of ultrasound scanning in the clinical environment.
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research & development

We pride ourselves on our innovative approach to technology and our ability to offer the very latest in ultrasound software and hardware solutions for educational and clinical needs. Our team of talented software developers works closely with our clinical advisory group and customers to ensure we’re at the forefront of technological advances and delivering on customer requirements.
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Ultrasound simulation and training

Based in Cardiff, UK, this division focuses on hi-fidelity ultrasound education and training through simulation. State-of-the-art simulation products include ScanTrainer, the obstetrics, gynaecology and general medical ultrasound simulation system, HeartWorks, the echocardiography education system and BodyWorks, a simulator for Point of Care ultrasound education in emergency medicine and critical care. Over 500 systems have been installed in over 300 medical institutions in over 30 countries around the world.
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Ultrasound Clinical Support

Based in Oxford, UK, this division focuses on developing AI algorithms to make ultrasound machines smarter and more accessible. ScanNav uses deep-learning based algorithms to automatically identify and grade ultrasound images to provide guidance, assessment and audit of obstetric scanning. NeedleGuide aims to simplify ultrasound-guided needling with AR needle guidance and automated needle tip tracking.
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a global network

It is our privilege to work with leading clinicians and educators around the world. We value these partnerships and our close collaboration to achieve shared goals has been key to our success in developing product solutions that meet the educational and clinical challenges in echocardiography and ultrasound practice.
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meet the team
Thomas Brown, Vice President of Sales​ North America
Thomas Brown
Vice President of Sales​ North America
Thomas is responsible for all MedaPhor’s North American business activity and customer relationships. He has over 17 years clinical experience as a trained cardiac and vascular sonographer and has held sales management positions in a number of blue chip medical companies prior to joining MedaPhor.​
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Helen Crofts-Bolster
Head of Marketing
Helen joined MedaPhor following the company's acquisition of Inventive Medical and brought with her over 10 years senior marketing experience within the medical simulation industry. Helen led the post-acquisition co-branding project and continues to drive the marketing strategy for the MedaPhor business in line with global company objectives.
Stuart Gall
Chief Executive Officer
Stuart was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2009. He was a joint founder and executive director of Fusion IP plc, an AIM listed university IP commercialisation company, before its purchase by IP Group plc in 2014. Stuart has over 25 years’ experience in both small company start-ups and public companies and previously worked at British Airways plc, The Promotions Partnership Limited, Anvil Limited and Toad plc (now 21st Century Technology plc).
Michael Harwood, National Sales Manager, UK
Michael Harwood
National Sales Manager, UK
Michael has several years of experience in ultrasound sales and is responsible for MedaPhor’s UK Business and Customer Relationships. Prior to joining MedaPhor he worked in the ultrasound division of a large multinational company. ​
Craig Henshaw
Vice President of Global Channel Sales
Craig leads the Global Sales activity for MedaPhor with specific responsibility for China, Japan, India, Russia, The Middle East and Far East, Africa, South America and IML’s distribution channel partners.​
Kathryn Jenner, Head of R&D, Simulation Division
Kathryn Jenner, RDMS, RVT
Head of R&D, Simulation Division
Kathryn qualified as a sonographer in the United States in 2010. Before joining MedaPhor in September 2015, as Clinical Imaging Specialist, Kathryn worked at the award-winning Mission Hospital, North Carolina, USA as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. Katie now leads the development of MedaPhor's ultrasound simulation product portfolio.
Wilson Jennings
Finance Director
Wilson was appointed Finance Director in May 2014. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in 1984. Wilson has experience of setting up US and European operations from his time as finance director of Isis Research plc and spent 14 years as finance director and latterly chief executive officer of AIM listed 21st Century Technology plc.​
Dr. Steve Margetts
Senior Software Developer
Dr Margetts joined Medaphor in 2011, and is responsible for the design, implementation and delivery of many of the key innovations used by ScanTrainer. Prior to working at Medaphor, he spent five years as a director and co-founder of Keima Limited, providing software tools to automate key parts of the design process for mobile network operators. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Cardiff University, where the focus of his research was the application of evolutionary algorithms to combinatorial problems.
Prof. Alison Noble OBE FRS FREng FIET
Senior Scientific Advisor
Professor Alison Noble joined MedaPhor from Intelligent Ultrasound where she was Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. Alison is the Technikos Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford, UK, and a world-leading expert in ultrasound image analysis. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and is a former President of the Medical Image Computer and Computer Assisted Interventions Society (MICCAI), the international society in her research field. Alison brings to the company a wealth of experiences in artificial intelligence (AI) applied to ultrasound image analysis, healthcare technology innovation and translational research.
Nick Sleep
Chief Technology Officer
Nick was appointed Chief Technology Officer in August 2012. Before joining the Group, Nick ran his own consultancy specialising in providing management support to early stage companies, one of his clients being MedaPhor Limited. Nick is a software engineer by background, but has also run companies in areas as diverse as stem cell therapeutics and biofuels. Previous companies include The Technology Partnership, The Automation Partnership, Procognia and Magnecell.​
Ian Whittaker
Chief Operating Officer
Ian was formerly the CEO of Inventive Medical Ltd (IML), the cardio ultrasound simulation company that was acquired by MedaPhor in August 2016. Ian previously held roles at Hewlett Packard (HP) in the UK and EMEA. He was appointed to the UK Board in 2002, working as Vice President for HP’s UK Consumer, Imaging and Printing business. ​

recruitment

We are often on the lookout for new personnel to join our growing team, if you are interested in working for MedaPhor please email jane.bowns@medaphor.com with a current CV.