Executive Management

Graham Mullis
Chief Executive Officer

  • Joined Lab 21 January 2008
  • Over 25 years in healthcare; pharmaceuticals & medical devices
  • Internationally experienced leader with multi-disciplinary background
  • Both public (FTSE 250 & NASDAQ) and private companies
  • Experienced in M&A activity and MBO
  • Lived & worked in US and Singapore

Anthony Dyer
Chief Financial Officer

  • Joined Lab 21 January 2010
  • 15 years in healthcare; pharmaceuticals & medical devices
  • Experienced in dynamic growth businesses and M&A
  • Both public (AIM, Euronext, NASDAQ & NYSE) and private companies
  • FCCA qualified 17 years; commercial and audit background
  • Healthcare background in start-ups, small cap and multi-national CRO

Ian Wilde
RA & QA Director

  • Joined Novacyt in October 2014
  • Over 15 years experience in medical devices
  • Extensive experience at Senior Management and Board level
  • Experience in both SME’s and Blue Chip organisations
  • Strong experience in Quality System development and Regulatory Compliance

Manuela Gazzard
Managing Director NovaPrep and Lab21 Services

  • Joined Novacyt in March 2015
  • 18 years of healthcare experience with blue chip organisations such as Johnson& Johnson as well as Biotech companies
  • IPO experienced
  • Led many M&A projects and launched several blockbuster products globally
  • Won international industry awards for setting commercial standards in Pharma
  • Experienced leader with leadership degree from University of Cape Town
  • Originally from Germany and a scientist by training with a doctorate in cancer research

Jim Wicks PhD
Managing Director of Primer Design

  • Co founder of Primerdesign on 1 October 2005
  • PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology

Rob Powell PhD
Director of Research and Development for Primerdesign

  • Co-founder of Primerdesign on 1 October 2005
  • 10 years of research experience, including human virus diseases and asthma genetics
  • Honorary research fellow within Southampton University School of Medicine
  • Experienced within the life science industry particularly in gene quantification

Wendy Karban 
Group HR Manager

  • Joined Novacyt February 2017
  • Over 25 years HR experience gained in a diverse range of sectors
  • Chartered member of the CIPD
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Employment Law