Our Team

MIP Diagnostics Ltd was founded in 2015 as a spin out from the University of Leicester by several leading experts in the field, in order to commercialise various forms of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers.

 
Dr Adrian Kinkaid CEO  Adrian has extensive experience in the life sciences sector, with particular expertise in affinity reagents, antibodies, affimers and aptamers.   > Learn More

Dr Adrian Kinkaid
CEO

Adrian has extensive experience in the life sciences sector, with particular expertise in affinity reagents, antibodies, affimers and aptamers.

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Jim Reid Chairman  Jim has worked in the life sciences sector for the past 40 years, holding senior roles within key firms including Axis-Shield PLC, Chiron S.A, Roche and Trinity Biotech Inc.   > Learn More

Jim Reid
Chairman

Jim has worked in the life sciences sector for the past 40 years, holding senior roles within key firms including Axis-Shield PLC, Chiron S.A, Roche and Trinity Biotech Inc.

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Stephane Argivier Chief Licensing Officer  Stephane heads business development and licensing at MIP Diagnostics to drive the adoption of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers in market applications such as Bioprocessing for Therapeutics, Food and Beverage; Oil & Gas and Fundamental Research.   > Learn More

Stephane Argivier
Chief Licensing Officer

Stephane heads business development and licensing at MIP Diagnostics to drive the adoption of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers in market applications such as Bioprocessing for Therapeutics, Food and Beverage; Oil & Gas and Fundamental Research.

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Alan Thomson Director of Diagnostics Development  Alan has joined the company to lead the diagnostic development work, with a focus on the in house licensing projects.   > Learn More

Alan Thomson
Director of Diagnostics Development

Alan has joined the company to lead the diagnostic development work, with a focus on the in house licensing projects.

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Dr. Antonio Guerreiro Director of Technology & Founder  A leading expert in the design of functional polymers with molecular recognition properties.   > Learn More

Dr. Antonio Guerreiro
Director of Technology & Founder

A leading expert in the design of functional polymers with molecular recognition properties.

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Dr Francesco Canfarotta Head of Chemistry  A leading expert in the synthesis of polymeric micelles for drug delivery applications.   > Learn More

Dr Francesco Canfarotta
Head of Chemistry

A leading expert in the synthesis of polymeric micelles for drug delivery applications.

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Dr. Joanna Czulak Head of Rational Design  Joanna has over eight years of experience on the development of molecularly imprinted polymers and their practical applications in catalysis, sorbents and assays.

Dr. Joanna Czulak
Head of Rational Design

Joanna has over eight years of experience on the development of molecularly imprinted polymers and their practical applications in catalysis, sorbents and assays.

Dr. Andrew Lakey Senior Scientist  Dr Andrew Lakey brings experience of microfluidics and microfabrication, and has been involved in a range of projects including proof of concept research as well as product validation and verification.

Dr. Andrew Lakey
Senior Scientist

Dr Andrew Lakey brings experience of microfluidics and microfabrication, and has been involved in a range of projects including proof of concept research as well as product validation and verification.

Alistair Groves Scientist  Graduated with an MChem from the University of Sheffield in 2017 and now performs the synthesis and binding analysis of MIPs.

Alistair Groves
Scientist

Graduated with an MChem from the University of Sheffield in 2017 and now performs the synthesis and binding analysis of MIPs.

 
Rhiannon Johnson Scientist  Graduate from the University of Leicester with an MChem in Chemistry. Currently working as a Scientist in assay optimisation and development.

Rhiannon Johnson
Scientist

Graduate from the University of Leicester with an MChem in Chemistry. Currently working as a Scientist in assay optimisation and development.

Liam Delaunay Scientist  Graduate from the University of Cambridge with a BSc in Natural Sciences. Liam mainly focuses on quality control and the analysis of MIPs post-synthesis.

Liam Delaunay
Scientist

Graduate from the University of Cambridge with a BSc in Natural Sciences. Liam mainly focuses on quality control and the analysis of MIPs post-synthesis.

Dr Luca Redivo Senior Scientist  After a PhD at Queen Mary University London, Luca joined MIP-Dx in 2018, bringing his experience on imprinted polymer synthesis and sensor development.

Dr Luca Redivo
Senior Scientist

After a PhD at Queen Mary University London, Luca joined MIP-Dx in 2018, bringing his experience on imprinted polymer synthesis and sensor development.

 
Jane Roberts Office Manager  Jane is an experienced manager, who has worked in client facing roles for over 40 years. Jane joined MIP in June 2018 - for the previous 24 years she worked at Cranfield School of Management.

Jane Roberts
Office Manager

Jane is an experienced manager, who has worked in client facing roles for over 40 years. Jane joined MIP in June 2018 - for the previous 24 years she worked at Cranfield School of Management.