Our dedicated Team

With a strong Board and a wealth of technical and commercial experience NeuDrive’s team has been working in the field of organic electronic materials for over 20 years.

Simon Ogier
Simon OgierChief Technology Officer & Director
Simon has built an international reputation in the field of OTFT. After completing his degree and PhD in Physics with Electronics and Instrumentation he gained industrial experience with Avecia and Merck before joining CPI as R&D Manager in 2007 where he helped establish the UK’s National Printable Electronics Centre and led the technical program that established the FlexOS™ OTFT technology. He is a member of the international standards committee for printable electronics IEC TC119. He joined NeuDrive as CTO in 2015.
Jane Theaker
Jane TheakerCSO
Jane has an extensive background in diagnostics with prior roles including Ex-VP of Science and Technology Development at LGC Genomics, R&D Associate Director at Qiagen, Astrazeneca senior scientist. She is co-inventor of Scorpions, a technology which led to DxS sale to Qiagen for $95 million in 2009.
Ray Fisher
Ray Fisher Founder & Director
Ray was the ‘Chemistry World’ Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015, awarded in recognition of his innovation and entrepreneurship over 30 years working in chemistry related businesses. He founded Peakdale Molecular in 1992 growing it into a leading supplier of chemistry services to the international pharmaceutical industry. After selling Peakdale in 2014 he founded NeuDrive to take forward his vision for organic electronics. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Ray remains actively involved in NeuDrive’s material science research.
Christine Fisher
Christine Fisher Founder
After an early career with Ellis and Everard, Christine was Operations Director of Peakdale Molecular from 1996 to 2014. Christine is a Board member of Business Peak District having previously served on the Board of Derbyshire Economic Partnership. In addition to being an active member of the Board of Directors Christine is the NeuDrive Company Secretary.
Paul Joyce
Paul Joyce Director
Paul is Managing Partner of Ramsdens Solicitors, a leading Yorkshire based law firm. He is a director of companies in both the private and not for profit sector and was a director of Peakdale Molecular from 1998 to 2014 before joining NeuDrive’s board.
Chris Winter
Chris WinterChairman
Chris has been involved with 40+ start-ups and five $80m+ exits. He is formerly Chairman of Health Enterprise East (NHS Innovation Hub); Founder of Synergix Health (Health company); a Partner with New Venture Partners (International VC); Founder and CTO of BT Brightstar (Corporate Venturing) and an Entrepreneur and former Head of Futures Research at BT (R&D). He has provided innovation and IP commercialization advice to major corporations including companies such as Origin Energy, VTT, Xerox and Swiss Post Dr. Winter holds a BA (Oxon, Biochemistry), a PhD (Physics), and Visiting Professorships at UCS, Brunel and Reading Universities