Meet the team

CEO / Co-Founder

Noor Shaker

Noor was an assistant professor at Aalborg University in Copenhagen working on machine learning. She has more than 50 publications and 1100+ citations and has co-authored a book on generative methods.

Noor Shaker

CEO / Co-Founder

Noor Shaker

CTO / Co-Founder

Vid Stojevic

Vid has spent the past 10 years working on string theory and tensorial methods in quantum physics and has held postdocs at UCL and the University of Vienna with pioneers in these fields. He has publications in numerous high impact journals.

Vid Stojevic

CTO / Co-Founder

Vid Stojevic

Head of Engineering

Usman Bashir

Usman is an engineering leader with over 12 years of experience across a range of industries, including McKinsey/QuantumBlack, BP, Ocado and Accenture. Usman has a M.Sc in Intelligent Systems from the University of Sussex.

Usman Bashir<

Head of Engineering

Usman Bashir

Chemoinformatics Scientist

Mariana Assmann

Mariana obtained a Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of Vienna. After that, she was working in quantum dynamics as a postdoc at Temple University, Philadelphia, and at UCL.

Mariana Assmann

Chemoinformatics Scientist

Mariana Assmann

Operations Manager

Laura Parker

Laura previously worked in banking delivering strategies focused on entrepreneurship. Laura holds a First Class degree in Economics from Newcastle University and was named as one of Brummel Magazines Inspirational Women in the City 2016.

Laura Parker

Operations Manager

Laura Parker

Drug Discovery Scientist

Jarryl D'Oyley

Jarryl previously was at Discovery from Charles River, working on client medicinal chemistry projects in neurology and oncology therapeutic areas. Jarryl obtained his Ph.D. in Drug Discovery from UCL.

Jarryl D'Oyley

Drug Discovery Scientist

Jarryl D'Oyley

Machine learning Scientist

Lawrence Phillips

Lawrence has a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from CM-CDT. He has since worked developing and implementing a wide variety of deep learning models. He also has an MSc in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces from Imperial College.

Lawrence Phillips

Machine learning Scientist

Lawrence Phillips

Machine learning Scientist

Michael Craig

Michael is a Ph.D. researcher in Computational Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. He previously worked in research at Harvard Medical School and has an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCL.

Michael Craig

Machine learning Scientist

Michael Craig

Research Scientist

Matthias Bal

Matthias obtained his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Ghent University, where he specialised in tensor network methods for quantum many-body systems.

Matthias Bal

Research Scientist

Matthias Bal

Research Scientist

Hagen Triendl

Hagen obtained his Ph.D. in theoretical physics at Hamburg University summa cum laude. Since then he worked as a postdoc in string theory and quantum field theory at CEA in Paris, CERN in Geneva and Imperial College London.

Hagen Triendl

Research Scientist

Hagen Triendl

Computational Physicist

Jarvist Moore Frost

Jarvist's research background and PhD (Imperial College London) are in computational materials design, mostly applied to new materials for solar cells. His expertise is in quantum and statistical mechanics, writing custom computer codes to apply electronic structure methods to length and time scales beyond the state of the art.

Jarvist Frost

Computational Physicist

Jarvist Moore Frost

Machine Learning Engineer

Vince Jankovics

Vince has an MSc in Robotics from University of Bristol. He has since worked as an AI consultant with clients from many industries including healthcare, agriculture, automotive and aerospace.

Vince Jankovics

Machine Learning Engineer

Vince Jankovics



Our advisors

Chairman

Chris Mairs

Chris is an early-stage investor in high-tech startups, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. He was awarded a CBE in the 2014 New Years Honours list for services to engineering.

Chris Mairs

Chairman

Chris Mairs

Advisor

Ali Alavi

Ali is a Professor of Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge and a Director of the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart.

Ali Alavi

Advisor

Ali Alavi

Advisor

Austen Lamacraft

Austen is a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge. He has held a number of prestigious positions, including a Robert H. Dicke Fellowship at Princeton and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia as a recipient of a NSF Career Award.

Austen Lamacraft

Advisor

Austen Lamacraft

Advisor

Andrew G. Green

Andrew is a Professor at UCL/LCN and former EPSRC Leadership Fellow. He is a CoI on the TOPNES programme grant and former Miller Visiting Research Professor at UC Berkeley. He is involved with the DTC in quantum technology at UCL and the CANES DTC at KCL.

Andrew G. Green

Advisor

Andrew G. Green

Advisor

Andrei W. Konradi

Andrei Konradi is an expert in small molecule drug discovery with extensive experience as a life-sciences entrepreneur. Andrei has co-invented six drug candidates and 61 issued US patents and is a co-author of 38 scientific publications.

Andrei W. Konradi

Advisor

Andrei W. Konradi

Advisor

Jonathan Mason

Jon is a pioneer of Computer-Aided Drug Design in Pharma. He has held senior positions in the UK (Executive Director at Pfizer) the US (Director at Bristol Myers Squibb) and Denmark (Divisional Director at Lundbeck) and has been involved in the design of clinical drug candidates at Sosei Heptares since their inception and is currently a Senior Research Fellow.

Jonathan Mason

Advisor

Jonathan Mason

Advisor

Richard Seabrook

Richard is a Senior Advisor for the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, Wellcome and several charities. Previously he led the Business Development Team at Wellcome, launching over 30 life science products from software to cell therapy; and was strategic advisor to the Royal Academy of Engineering. He now runs his own advisory business, 360Biomedical.

Richard Seabrook

Advisor

Richard Seabrook