The eoSurgical Team

Roland Partridge

Founder & Managing Director

Roland established eoSurgical to pioneer take-home simulator training. As a Paediatric Surgery Registrar he has first-hand experience of the need for better simulation tools. He evolved the SurgTrac software and eoSim take-home simulator from primitive 'webcam-in-a-shoebox' prototype into a complete surgical skills training platform now used in over 50 countries worldwide. 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 Neurosurgery trainee. 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

Lead 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.

Tom Barrett

Head of Sales & Marketing

Tom is an Edinburgh University graduate with a masters degree in Integrative Neuroscience. He is committed to developing affordable, accessible and effective surgical training around the globe. As Head of Sales and Marketing, Tom’s current work includes managing day to day operations and developing eoSurgical’s market presence both nationally and internationally.

Wojciech Cichoradzki

Software Developer

Wojciech is entering his third year of studying Computer and Electronic Systems at the University of Strathclyde. As a software development intern, he assists with the development of SurgTrac and is interested in the technologies used to develop the software.