Meet the Team

The people making it happen

  • Bob Pollard

Bob PollardFounder, Director & CEO

Bob is a senior lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast and has led the development of the nanostructure technology from inception. Bob has worked within the fields of advanced materials and nanotechnology for over 20 years, and has published many high profile scientific papers in journals including Nature Materials, Nanotechnology and Advance Functional Materials.

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  • Damien Callaghan

Damien CallaghanChairman of the Board

Damien is a 30+ year veteran in high-tech industries and holds current positions as chairman of the board at Causeway, a non-executive Director of Secure Broadcast Ltd and a consultant to Clarendon Fund Managers. Damien worked for Intel Corporation for over 20 years in 3 countries, in roles including business development, strategy creation and implementation.

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  • Jayne Brady MBE

Jayne Brady MBEDirector

Jayne is a Partner with Venture Capital firm Kernel Capital with over 20 years of knowledge and experience in the tech Industry. A Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and past NI Chairman, Jayne holds a wide range of advisory roles including the Industry Advisory Board for the UK Research Institute in Secure Hardware and Embedded Systems. In 2018 Jayne was awarded an MBE for Services to Economic Development in Northern Ireland.

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  • Hugh Cormican

Hugh CormicanDirector

Hugh serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cirdan Imaging, a company specialising in developing medical devices and software that are used in surgery and cancer diagnosis by pathologists and radiologists. Hugh was also a founder and director of Andor Technology, taking them to a successful stock market listing in 2004. In 2000 he was awarded the Institute of Physics Paterson Medal for commercialisation of Physics.

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  • Robert Bowman

Robert BowmanFounder & Director

Robert is the Head of School for Physics and Mathematics at Queen’s. He is the former Director of the Centre for Nanostructured media and founded the advanced materials hub, Ansin.

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  • David Moore

David MooreDirector

David is an Investment Executive at Qubis Ltd with over 15 years experience of identifying and commercially spinning out exciting companies from Queen's University Belfast's research base. David provides hands on support to a number of his portfolio of companies as they grow.

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  • Antony Murphy

Antony MurphyChief Technical Officer

Antony played an integral part in the foundation of Causeway Sensors; his research on Nanostructures during his PhD studies underpins the companies core technology. Antony is in charge of many internal research projects, the company technology and technological resources. He works closely with the CEO, developing the company technology vision, strategies, and plans for growth.

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  • Breandàn Hill

Breandàn HillHead of Product Development

Breandàn is a member of the management team at Causeway Sensors and has been involved in the company's research since 2010 when he began his PhD with Dr. Bob Pollard at Queen's University Belfast. He currently leads our product development.

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