Ralph Pickles


Ralph ensures our board is effective in its tasks of setting and implementing PolyPhotonix’ direction and strategy. Ralph has over 20 years experience working as an executive in some of the worlds largest companies. He has a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Cambridge, and he is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and of the Chartered Management Institute.

Richard Kirk

Chief Executive

Richard is the founder and leader of PolyPhotonix and is a pioneer in printed electronics material science and its applications. He is credited for many world first applications using inorganic and organic light emitting materials. Richard and PolyPhotonix have won many international and national awards for innovation, research and business.

Martin Holland

Operations Director

Martin ensures PolyPhotonix runs smoothly. He is an experienced, technically competent business development and project Director, who has been the architect of several concept to production new product and business creations around the world in various market sectors, having served as a main board director in various EU and Asian companies.

Dr. Duncan Hill

Head of Medical Innovation

Duncan has a deep interest in medical device innovation and provides an unrivalled source of expertise in the design and development of our Noctura products. He studied Physics, Optics and Photonics at Imperial College London, holds a PhD in OLEDs from the Fraunhofer Institute in Dresden and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute in Dublin.

Moira Hopkins

Clinical Operations Manager

Moira focusses on the design and delivery of our current clinical trials and leading the activity to achieve FDA approval for Noctura 400. Moira has a Physics degree and 30 years’ experience in innovation and commercialisation. Prior to joining PolyPhotonix in 2014, she worked internationally in the chemical industry, medtech and healthcare markets.

Anna Kozaczek

Quality & Regulatory Manager

Anna maintains ISO13485 certification for PolyPhotonix, with a quality ingrained, robust Business Management System. She manages foreign market and CE certification for our Noctura products and has worked in technical and quality roles across many small businesses in biotech. Previously she managed production and processes in manufacturing and is passionate about supporting innovation.

Anja Smith

Office Manager

Anja is a qualified HR professional and experienced finance administrator with a background in the global investment banking industry. Leading these functions at PPX, she also manages the supply of masks to our UK and overseas private patients and commercial customers.

Maryam Asif

Clinical Services Advisor

Maryam has a background in the medical industry within the NHS and is a qualified Diagnostic Radiographer.  She also has extensive experience in customer services and welfare management.   Her role is to manage Noctura 400 enquiries and supply of masks, providing support and advice to patients and commercial customers globally.