Lorraine Martin

Lorraine is a co-founder of ProAxsis Ltd. and a Senior Lecturer in Molecular Pharmaceutics within the School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast.  She is an expert in protease biochemistry and biomarker assay development which has allowed her to develop a substantial programme of translational research, and has enabled her to enjoy significant interaction with industry.  To date, she has played a pivotal role in the commercialisation of ProteaseTag™ technology across a range of platforms for use at point of care and as tools for both academic and pharmaceutical research.  Lorraine has won several awards for ProAxsis including a Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Award (Sept 2014) and the Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) Connect overall 25K award in 2013.  Dr Martin was also shortlisted as a finalist for the Women in Business NI Awards, 2014. 

Dr Martin holds a BSc and PhD in Biochemistry and a Masters of Medical Science in Clinical Laboratory Medicine from Queen's University Belfast.

Lorraine Martin

Non-executive Director
Lorraine Martin
Dr David Ribeiro

Dr David Ribeiro

CEO
Dr Ribeiro has extensive experience in commercialising products within chronic diseases, having previously held senior management roles at Solvay Healthcare, Encysive Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer.
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François Martelet

François Martelet

Chairman
François Martelet brings over 20 years of biopharma experience and a proven track record of shaping and developing businesses to deliver returns. He has broad
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Brian Walker

Brian Walker

CSO
Professor Walker has over 30 years experience in the design & synthesis of “Protease-Tags” for the identification and validation of protease targets of biomedical and
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Ian Postlethwaite

Ian Postlethwaite

Non-executive Director
Ian Postlethwaite brings over 14 years of biopharma experience and a proven track record of driving revenue growth and funding development programs. He has broad
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David Moore

David Moore

Head of Spin Outs & Investments, QUBIS Ltd.
David is Investment Manager with QUBIS Ltd, the early stage investment fund responsible for the commercialisation of technology from The Queen’s University of Belfast.
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Ernest Schneider

Ernest Schneider

Non-executive Director
Ernest Schneider is a solicitor, patent & trade mark attorney and accredited mediator. He is the Commercial-Legal Director and Company Secretary of NetScientific plc and
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