Our board

Mark Warne

Non-executive chair

Mark is Chief Executive Officer of DeepMatter Group plc and is an advisor to Angelini Ventures. He is widely recognised in the UK and international life sciences sector, having spent almost 10 years at IP Group Plc, a leading intellectual property commercialisation company, where he led the Healthcare team. 

Appointment to Board:
September 2016

Giulio Cerroni

Chief Executive Officer

Giulio has over 40 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.

Appointment to Board:
February 2017

Grant Nash


Grant has worked in the life sciences sector for over 20 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.

Appointment to Board:
August 2019


Kate Rogers

Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Kate is the CEO of the Follicular Lymphoma Foundation which she joined in 2022 following a 20-year career with Glaxo SmithKline.  At GSK, Kate led the transformation of GSK’s global finance organisation, having previously worked as CFO for Laboratoire Glaxo SmithKline SaS (GSK France) and other senior finance roles within GSK.  Kate is qualified as a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Oxford University. Kate chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Appointment to Board:
January 2022

Dipti Amin

Non-executive Director

Dipti is an experienced non-executive director.  She currently sits on the Board of the University of Hertfordshire and Lineage Cell Therapeutics, a US based biotechnology company, having previously sat on the Boards of companies in both the private and public sector.  Before this, Dipti spent over 20 years of her executive career at IQVIA occupying senior positions in compliance, drug safety and medical affairs.  Dipti is medically trained and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.  Dipti is Chair of the Remuneration and Share Transaction Committees and a member of the Audit Committee.

Appointment to Board:
October 2023