Chief Executive Officer
Prof Edward Draper
Prof Edward Draper (BSc Hons, PhD, CEng, CSci, FIMechE, FIBMS) has been an innovator in the field of musculoskeletal disorders since 1980. He has spent a decade within the National Health Service (Bioengineering Centre, Edinburgh) and over a decade in Departments of Academic Orthopaedic Surgery, including: Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London (Hammersmith Hospital), Imperial College (Charing Cross Hospital) and UCL (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital). He has published papers in some of the highest impact peer-reviewed journals (many as first author), is inventor on 10 patents (5 as Sole Inventor) and is one of the key inventors behind the knee off-loader Atlas™ Moximed. After a move into industry with Finsbury Orthopaedics, where he lead on the global launch of a multi-million pound total knee replacement system, has lead Innovation at JRI Orthopaedics. He has succeeded at raising grants from the UK and EU governments (total budget over £11M) and now focuses on the launch of Ortheia, of which he is a founder, and the lean translation of technologies for treating musculoskeletal disease, especially those of joints.