RHYTHM AI Management Team

RHYTHM AI’s management team consists of a number of experts within their field.  Each have developed a respected reputation in their area of expertise.

Simon Hubbert
Simon HubbertExecutive Chairman
Simon has over 25 years international experience in the medical device industry and has held a number of CEO, senior commercial and general management positions in global medtech companies including Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Lombard Medical, Oxford Medtech Consulting and LMA International.
Prof Richard Schilling
Prof Richard SchillingFounder & Non Exec Director
Richard is the Professor of Cardiology at Barts Heart Centre in London. He is a specialist in treating complex cardiac arrhythmia’s and the lead inventor of the STAR Mapping System™. Richard is also the President of the British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS).
Malcolm Finlay
Malcolm FinlayFounder & Non Exec Director
Malcolm is a Consultant Cardiologist at Barts Heart Centre, specialising in Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is also holds Honorary positions at QMUL and UCL, developing minimally invasive technologies. including co-inventing the world’s first online heart simulation for education and training (epicardio.com) and founding Echopoint Medical Ltd. His device innovation work is supported by the Barts NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.
Shohreh Honarbakhsh
Shohreh HonarbakhshFounder & Chief Technical Officer
Shohreh has a special interest in the mechanisms sustaining AF and has published extensively in this area. As part of a BHF project grant she has completed a PhD on the identification of driver regions in persistent AF and their relationship to structural remodelling. She attained the Heart Rhythm Society Young Investigator Award 2018 in Boston and the Heart Rhythm Congress Young Investigator Award 2017 in London for her work on identifying and characterising localised drivers in AF.
Ross Hunter
Ross HunterFounder & Chief Medical Officer
Ross is a consultant cardiologist specialising in arrhythmia management at The Barts Heart Centre. Ross is the clinical lead for AF services at Barts and is active in clinical research in mapping and ablation of AF. He is a Reader at QMUL & The WHRI. Ross was a coinventor of the STAR Mapping System™. Ross is the editor in chief for Cardiac Rhythm News and Editor for the European Heart Journal Case Reports.
Ian Ardill
Ian ArdillChief Financial Officer
An experienced finance executive with twelve years as CFO/Finance Director/Company Secretary in publicly listed pharmaceutical and medical technology companies. Over 20 years’ experience in senior financial positions in successful manufacturing and service businesses, with the majority of that time in medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
Linda D’abate
Linda D’abate VP of Regulatory Affairs & Quality
Linda has more than 25 years of experience in the medical device industry, with significant contributions and accomplishments in medical device approvals. She has previously worked as Vice President of Regulatory and Clinical Affairs and Quality, for public and private companies including, Reverse Medical, The Weinberg Group, Rubicon Medical, TherOx, Inc., Micro Therapeutics, Inc., Lombard Medical and Pilot Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.

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STAR Mapping™ has been tested in patients undergoing catheter ablation. Clinical trials validated that STAR Mapping™ correctly identified abnormal rhythm mechanisms, reduced time spent on ablation and is able to analyse more data than a human observer.

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