Management team

Jonathan Akehurst, Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Akehurst has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. He has held a number of senior management positions in sales, marketing and business development, leading to rapid revenue growth. Prior to joining ArraVasc, Jonathan was Commercial Manager at ClearStream Technologies, where he built up an extensive network of distributors and strategic partners across key global markets.

Sharon Conacur, Human Resources Manager

Sharon Conacur is Human Resources Manager at ArraVasc. Sharon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD) and holds a Diploma in Employment Law and Personnel Management

Aoife Donoghue, Regulatory and Design Assurance Manager

Aoife Donoghue is the Regulatory and Design Assurance Manager at ArraVasc. Aoife has a B.Sc. in Chemistry and a M.Sc. in Biomedical Science. She has over 15 years’ experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Aoife has considerable experience in quality management systems, design and development, and regulatory affairs. Aoife has held a variety of roles within ArraVasc and was promoted in to her current position.

Michael Kenny, Quality Manager

Michael Kenny is the Quality Manager at ArraVasc. Michael holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry (UL) and a Higher Diploma in Quality Assurance (NUIG). He has over 15 years’ experience in the medical device industry and has worked in various roles within Global Quality Systems, Quality Auditing, Quality Program Management, Quality Operations and Supplier Quality. Michael is a certified lead auditor (IQC) and holds a 6-Sigma Green-belt certificate (ASQ).

John Kelly, Principal R&D Engineer

John Kelly is Principal R&D Engineer at ArraVasc.  John has over 25 years’ experience in the development of innovative medical devices, and related test capabilities.  He has previously worked in technical leadership roles at a variety of device companies including start-ups, indigenous, and multinational device companies.  John has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Aided Engineering

Marco Torrini, Marketing Manager

Marco Torrini is the Marketing Manager in Arravasc. Marco has extensive experience of coronary and endovascular technologies having worked with Johnson & Johnson, Edwards Lifesciences & Alvimedica