Head Of Strategic Marketing, CPI

Dr Alex Cole gained a PhD in solid state physics from the University of Leeds in 2004, he initially worked in photovoltaics, holding a number of roles from research through to Managing Director level of a silicon solar cell and module manufacturing company. Following this, Dr Cole moved on to a role in MedTech, leading the scientific development of light emitting materials for a treatment for diabetic retinopathy.

He joined CPI in 2017 where he currently leads the Strategic Marketing team. This function is externally focused and ensures that CPI and our collaborators and funders are developing capability and providing impact where a market need exists. His focus is mainly on HealthTech especially around diagnostics, the internet of medical things and digital health.

Dr Cole brings a technoeconomic approach to health innovations and is keen to support the development and scale up of technology to bring impact to companies, patients and health services worldwide.