Leadership Team

Giulio Cerroni


Giulio has over 35 years of experience in the life sciences sector and a track record of growing business operations in Europe, the US and Asia. Prior to IXICO, Giulio held global leadership roles at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and LGC Ltd, where he transformed the scale of LGC’s Genomics division, completing 3 acquisitions in under eighteen months. Giulio was a member of the executive leadership team responsible for the successful sale of LGC Ltd to global investment firm, KKR & Co. Inc.

Grant Nash


Grant has worked in the life sciences sector for over 15 years. In his executive director role, Grant leads the Company's Finance, Legal and IT functions. Grant joined IXICO from UK Biobank, an international health research data resource, where he had been Finance Director since 2014. Previous to this he was SVP Finance at Evotec, the early stage drug discovery CRO. Grant is a member of the Share Transaction Committee and also acts as Secretary to the Board and its subcommittees.

Robin Wolz, PhD


Robin has over 10 years of experience in the development of innovative analytics solutions in healthcare with a focus on imaging technology. Prior to IXICO, Robin held different roles at Philips in the Research and Diagnostic X-Ray divisions. Robin holds a PhD in medical imaging and computer science from Imperial College London, focused on early detection of Alzheimer's disease. He is the co-author of more than 100 publications and holds multiple patents in the field of medical imaging and AI data analytics.

Romina Oxborough, PhD

Senior Vice-President Operations

Romina has over 20 years of experience in the life sciences and pharmaceutical sector. Prior to IXICO, Romina held senior leadership roles focused on supporting clinical trials and patients’ access to medicines (Avenir Global, Clinigen, IQVIA). Romina has a track record of building profitable business units underpinned by excellent operational delivery. A PhD and MBA-trained innovative leader with a passion for developing high-performing teams, Romina leads the Operations team at IXICO. Romina is a Diversity and Inclusion Board member and mentor for a non-for-profit organisation (HBA).

Lynne Hughes, PhD

Senior Therapeutic Advisor

Over 35 years’ experience in clinical research, Lynne is a leading International Clinical trial expert. Having worked at IQVIA as VP/Global Head of CNS Medical Strategy, exclusively focused in neurology, has had oversight of 450 global trials, including 125 AD, 75 PD and 84 MS trials. Is a member of NIA-NIH taskforce for recruitment into AD trials, co-chair of DAVOS taskforce for expediting clinical AD trials, G7 & G20 World Dementia Councils, and senior advisor to Global Alzheimer's Platform foundation (GAP).

Professor Frederik Barkhof

Medical Advisor

Frederik Barkhof is Professor of Neuroradiology at Amsterdam UMC (NL) and at UCL in London (UK). His research interests focus on multiple sclerosis (spinal cord MRI, grey matter, atrophy), ageing (white matter lesions, microbleeds) and dementia (structural, functional, molecular MR and PET). He has (co)authored >1000 papers referenced in PubMed and is listed among 3000 most influential scientists world-wide by Thompson-Reuters. He is the author of the books “Neuroimaging in Dementia” and “Clinical Neuroradiology: the ESNR textbook”.