Our People

David Sibbald OBE FRSE

David Sibbald OBE FRSE

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to founding Aridhia, David was the Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Atlantech Technologies, a communications software company which he founded in 1992 and sold to Cisco Systems in March 2000. Read more…

Martin Velasco

Martin Velasco

Non-executive Director

Martin Velasco is a Business Angel and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the IT, medical and biotech areas. He is considered a leading European Business Angel by the Wall Street Journal, and one of the leaders of European change by Business Week. Read more…

Prof Tony Wells OBE

Prof Tony Wells OBE

Non-executive Chairman

Professor Tony Wells is former Chief Executive of NHS Tayside, Tayside Primary Care Trust and Dundee Healthcare Trust. Tony trained as a Registered Mental Nurse, Registered General Nurse and Community Psychiatric Nurse, and held various posts up to and including Director Of Nursing. Read more…

Jan Rutherford

Jan Rutherford

Non-executive Director

Jan is a partner at Scottish Equity Partners, and focuses on medical technology and pharmaceuticals. A registered Pharmacist with a background in clinical research and drug development, Jan brings extensive commercial and operational experience of the healthcare sector to Aridhia. Read more…

Andrew Elder

Andrew Elder

Non-executive Director

Andrew is the lead healthcare partner at Albion Ventures where he focuses on medical technologies and technology-enabled services to the healthcare and life science sectors. He practiced as a surgeon for six years, specialising in neurosurgery, before joining the Boston Consulting Group. Read more…

David Allan

David Allan

General Counsel

An Aridhia board member since its inception, David became General Counsel in 2012. Prior to this he was a Corporate Finance Partner at Brodies LLP, one of Scotland s leading law practices. Read more…

Rodrigo Barnes

Rodrigo Barnes

Chief Technology Officer

Rodrigo Barnes is CTO at Aridhia, which he joined in 2007. He is an R&D software engineer with a mathematical background and has designed and developed analytical and data management applications in a number of healthcare, life sciences and knowledge management start-ups. Read more…

Robert Bryce

Robert Bryce

Head of Delivery

Robert joined Aridhia in 2013 as Programme Manager before taking on the Head of Delivery role in 2015. He now leads the technical and operational teams responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of AnalytiXagility digital research services. Read more…