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Meet the Team

Founded by Dr Dan Daly and Dr Robin Taylor in 2019, Occuity has grown quickly into a world leader in the field of optical technology. By recruiting the best and brightest minds in fields ranging from optical engineering to industrial design, medical commerce to finance. Occuity's strength is founded on the combination of the best people, innovative patented technology and a clear vision.

Senior Leadership Team

Dan Daly

Founder & CEO

Dr. Dan Daly PhD, MBA, CPhys, MInstP, Chief Executive Officer, has studied and worked in the field of optical metrology and opto-electronics for over 25 years.

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Robin Taylor

Founder & CTO

Dr Robin Taylor has worked in the field of medical device development for over 15 years, 10 of which were developing advanced optical measurement techniques.

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Mark Jenkins


A serial entrepreneur and angel investor, Mark has a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics and worked in various development roles prior to starting his first software business in 1989. 

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Daniele De Iuliis

Design Director

Daniele joined Occuity after 27-years in Apple's world-class industrial design team and leaving behind a legacy of iconic products that helped change the consumer electronics world forever.

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Daniel Quirke

Commercial Director

Daniel has worked in the medical device field for over 40 years, working both in clinical and research labs and  on clinical trials before moving on to commercial roles.

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Leigh Woolley


Leigh is an experienced CFO with a background in multinational technology businesses. Prior to 2001 he held a series of FD roles in large telecoms businesses, including spells in the US and in Europe.

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Key Personnel

James Reynolds

Chief Optical Engineer

James is a senior optical engineer with over 30 years’ experience in R&D within a wide range of industries.

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Derek Bean

Programme Director

Derek is a result driven professional, proactive and agile technical programme manager with more than 22 years of international experience. 

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Sharon Branch

Operations and
Regulatory Affairs Manager

With 12 years’+ experience within the ophthalmic and medical device industry, Sharon specialises in ISO 13485, the mandatory Quality Management System for Medical Devices.

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Lesley Parry-Jones

Senior Development Engineer

Lesley has a DPhil in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Oxford and extensive experience in the design, fabrication, testing and demonstration of fluidic devices.  

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John Cattermole

Senior Development Engineer

John has joined Occuity with 25 years experience of improving people’s lives by creating innovative telecom, medical and consumer products.

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Jade Smith

Development Engineer

With an MSc in BioMedical Engineering, Jade is part of the design and development team. Her extensive knowledge covers both mechanical and electrical applications.

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Jamie Serjeant

Mechanical Engineer

Jamie holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Bristol University and is part of the design and development team at Occuity where his specialism is in design engineering.  

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Vladimir Nashchekin

Testing & validation technician

Biomedical engineering student with a broad interdisciplinary skill set and industry experience. 

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Passionate & Motivated

If you're looking for an exciting new role within an innovative, industry leading MedTech start-up - check out our careers page.

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Piotr Laszczak

Lead Software &
Electronics Engineer

After completing his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2016, he was recognised with the William James award by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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Guy Mundy

Principal Electronics Engineer

With almost 30 years of experience, he has worked in the PBC and product design and embedded systems. With a high knowledge of Hardware architecture, he is now contributing to Occuity’s mission.

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Senior Systems Engineer

Chris Hughes

Although officially retired, with more than 30 years of researching experience, he continues to assist Occuity with topics related to the optical fibre subassemblies of the confocal system.

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Maciej Mackowiak

Process Engineer

Maciej holds a MSc in Chemical Engineering and working experience in electronics, medical devices and R&D of opto-mechanical systems for augmented and virtual realities.

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Piotr Walaszek

Firmware and Electronics Engineer

After 13 years in electronics, delivering solutions for automotive and emergency lighting industries, he is now focusing on the medical device industry.

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Theresa Bowers

Finance Manager

Theresa is a qualified accountant and fellow of the ACCA and IFA, with over twenty years commercial and private accounting experience in the UK and globally.

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Beverley Thomson

Recruitment Manager

After 14 years in talent acquisition, she culminated her career founding and running her own search firm in the City. Beverley began her career as an Equity Analyst for the UK markets.

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Digital Marketing Manager

Henry Tsang

Henry has over 6 years marketing experience in a wide number of business verticals. Although fiercely data driven, he pairs it with an extensive educational background in visual arts.

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Monica Giudice

Digital Marketing Creative

Digital Marketing and creativity lover. After a Bachelor in Marketing she opted for a Master course in "Marketing and Global Markets". Inspired by teamwork and curiosity.

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Anna Signoretto

Digital Marketing Communications

Anna is a proactive and internationally-oriented Business Administration student, passionate and determined to have a successful career.

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Richard Kadri-Langford

Head of Digital Marketing

Driven and commercially astute, Richard is a CIM qualified marketing strategist with over 12 years’ experience, spanning agency, and several industry sectors.

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Shashin Lad

Firmware & Electronics Engineer

After several years’ experience in the field of Biomedical Engineering and programming, Shashin is working to help Occuity develop revolutionary optical technology.

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John Cattermole

Senior Development Engineer

John has joined Occuity with 25 years experience of improving people’s lives by creating innovative telecom, medical and consumer products.

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