Our people

Our passionate team combines a range of expertise and decades of experience in women’s health and beyond.

From globally recognised medical leaders in fertility to the world’s best gynaecological consultants, our people have decades of experience and are leading the revolution of women’s health.

Chief Executive Officer

Nadia brings a wealth of experience gained from her previous positions within the Life Sciences industry. In addition to her role as a board member in several companies, she has held senior positions across many different geographies, most recently at Arquer Diagnostics, Allergan Aesthetics, Boston Scientific, and Medtronic. Nadia’s entrepreneurial attitude, extensive background in business management and fund-raising experience will fortify and advance the continuous growth of Verso

Head of Product Development

Joseph has led product development at Verso Biosense since 2018 including the development of IRIS. A passionate leader with a long track record of successful management in start up environments, Joseph has a history of recognising opportunities, raising funding and building companies, across different facets of the medical device market.

Fertility Nurse Consultant & Coach

Kate began her journey into the world of female health and fertility whilst training as a nurse at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Working in the NHS as a specialist nurse in Gynaecology, Sexual and contraceptive health and fertility for over 20 years, Kate’s expertise and dedication to female health has led her to her role as Fertility Nurse Consultant & Coach at Verso Biosense.

Scientific Advisory Board


Professor Macklon is Medical Director of the London Women’s Clinic, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Copenhagen.


Professor Homburg is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who specialises in the treatment of infertility in general, polycystic ovary syndrome, ovulation induction, ovarian stimulation and IVF.


Professor Gardner is an expert in embryo culture systems and blastocyst uterine interactions.


Dr Rosen is an Associate Professor and the Director of the University of California San Francisco fertility preservation programme and reproductive laboratories.

Our Board


Terri Cooper is a 35-year life sciences-healthcare industry veteran with a special passion for women’s health. As a recognized life sciences-healthcare expert, Terri has worked across sectors globally in both public and private domains. Terri is a former Principal of Deloitte’s US consulting practice. Her experience spans complex industry, business, technology, DEI, brand-building, and regulatory imperatives. She has successfully built business units from scratch, has led global organisational and financial restructures driving significant performance improvement, and has piloted innovation and M&A initiatives that have resulted in growth opportunities and competitive differentiation.

Executive Director

Responsible for the original creation of VERSO in 2011, Charles has overseen the growth and development of the business from inception to commercial launch. This is alongside his role as executive chairman of Barkby Group Plc, and leading family office Tarncourt Group.

Non Executive Director

A former Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, Stephen is an experienced executive and non-executive director with a background in M&A, corporate finance and corporate governance. Stephen is an Honorary Professor in Economics & Finance at Durham University and a NED of European Metal Recycling, a global leader in sustainable materials. He is an alumnus of the INSEAD International Directors Programme.

Non Executive Director

Former executive chairman of Investment Banking Investec, CEO of Lansdown Partners, co-founder of Oxford Sciences Innovation Plc and executive chairman of Exscientia, Alex has a wealth of experience in both capital markets and leading innovative investors and entrepreneurs. He joined VERSO in 2021 to provide support on its journey.

Non Executive Director

David is a non-executive Chairman and NED at a range of public and private businesses. He was previously a senior partner at Ernst & Young (EY), working for over 30 years with growth and entrepreneurial companies on corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, financing, IPOs and other exits.

Non Executive Director

Professor Ying Cheong is a Consultant Gynaecologist, has worked in many of the UK’s leading IVF clinics and is an expert in fertility surgery and miscarriage. She has led ground breaking fertility research projects to increase understanding of the beginnings of pregnancy. Ying is a Professor of Reproductive Medicine at the University of Southampton, an expert in Fertility Medicine and Surgery, and the Medical Director of Complete Fertility.

Our Product

IRIS is revolutionising women’s health, acting as your eyes and shining a light on the health of your uterine health before you begin your fertility treatment. Find out more here.


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