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 Cappella, Jonathan was Commercial Manager at ClearStream Technologies, where he built up an extensive network of distributors and strategic partners across key global markets.

David Fleming, Product Development and Manufacturing Manager

David Fleming is Product Development and Manufacturing Manager at ArraVasc. David has many years’ experience in the space of NPI, process transfer, process development and product development and has worked previously for DePuy Synthes and Stryker Neurovascular. David has a PhD in Material Science, has a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and is a IPMA Certified Project Manager. 

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.