Mark Kirby

Advisory Committee

Mark has a background in early stage medtech companies, supporting them from start up to successful exit via trade sale and flotation. Most recently he has held various roles as Chairman or CEO of high potential medtech start-ups and he chairs a panel of the NIHR i4i translational funding scheme for the advancement of healthcare technologies for NHS patients.

He began his career as a chartered mechanical engineer before joining the medical device start-up, Medic-Aid Ltd, where, as CEO, he led the company to a management buyout and subsequently listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange before completing a trade sale to Respironics Inc. Since selling his business he has chaired several medtech start-ups and he successfully sold Nigaard Pharma A/S to Zambon Spa in 2015.