Roland Partridge - Founder & Product Designer.
Roland built his first 'webcam-in-shoebox' simulator to learn laparoscopic suturing when a junior registrar. eoSurgical grew from there and now provides minimally invasive surgery training in over 80 countries worldwide. Now a Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon with an interest in upper GI and minimally invasive surgery, he's benefitted first-hand from simulation training. He sees the future of simulators expanding into continuing professional development and pre-operative warm-up. He has a PhD in developmental biology and is driven by the improvements in global healthcare that can be achieved by surgery, research and the innovative application of technology.
Paul Brennan - Founder & Director of Sales and Marketing.
Paul is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a PhD in cancer cell biology and is widely published in a range of academic fields. He is motivated by the vision of improving the safety of surgery through simulation. Paul is responsible for reaching out to the global surgical community and delivering high quality and accessible surgical simulation tools.
Mark Hughes - Founder & Director of Product Development.
Mark is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a PhD investigating the interface between neuronal networks and silicon semiconductor microelectronics. He is particularly interested in the application of emerging computer interfaces to create novel training and warm-up arenas. As part of eoSurgical the goal is to create exciting, practical, and effective solutions for surgeons.
Razvan Ilin - Software Engineer
Razvan graduated with a First Class Honours in Software Engineering at Edinburgh Napier University. He has extensive experience in implementing full commercial web services and developing software. He worked in multiple companies, both corporate and start-ups, including working as a Software Engineer at IBM. He has been involved in the development of SurgTrac from the beginning and is committed to continuing developing the software to provide the best possible simulation education experience.