Cutitronics Limited is a technology company that has spun out of the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. The business has now been independently formed to collaborate with the world’s best skincare product manufacturers in order to bring our technology to market in an end user device.

The team guiding the organisation has a well deserved reputation for expertise in individual areas – strengthening the balance of the business – and the passion they have for the sector will serve them well in the coming years of building both brand and scale.

  • David Heath
    David Heath CEO

    David’s  extensive academic career led him to qualify as a medical devices researcher with degrees in physics and engineering working in a multidisciplinary clinical, commercial and engineering team. Throughout his PhD and post-doctoral research he focussed on transdermal medical technology. Whilst presenting at a skincare conference he realised that the expertise developed working with this technology could be re-applied to solve some of the major challenges in the cosmetic skincare industry.

    Dr Heath secured funding to develop technology for the cosmetic skincare industry and validated his innovation both technically and commercially. During this time the company was spun out of the University of Strathclyde and received recognition from the Royal Society of Edinburgh and from the Royal Academy of Engineering and ERA Foundation for both  entrepreneurial approach and outstanding technology innovation.

    He concurrently recruited the Cutitronics team bringing together the experience and expertise essential to launch such disruptive technology into the skincare market. Cutitronics is now a multi-award winning company strategically white labelling their patented platforms and devices for global premium skincare brands.

  • Wilma McDaniel
    Wilma McDaniel Business Development & Client Relationship Director

    A highly experienced senior commercial manager Wilma McDaniel has a proven track record of building people, brands & business. Throughout her career she has devised & implemented successful sales & marketing strategies that have consistently delivered significant sales growth in the UK premium fragrance & beauty business and in the European apparel industry.

    Her commercial career began with 10 years at the Estee Lauder group of companies where she led the launch & development of the Prescriptives brand across Scotland, Ireland & the North of England before being promoted to the Estee Lauder brand, successfully running Scotland where she, year after year, delivered sales growth in the brand’s highest turnover region out with London’s west end. From there she was asked to join the Aspects Beauty Company, where for almost 11 years, she successfully launched & developed sales across a broad portfolio of brands including Versace, Agent Provocateur, Matthew Williamson, Dolce & Gabbana, Club Monaco cosmetics & Richard James building exceptional working relationships with appropriate UK retail partners for each brand.

  • Craig Rattray
    Craig Rattray CFO / Non-Executive DIrector

    Craig is an experienced Scottish Chartered Accountant and has worked in Private Equity, Venture Capital and Industrial Financial Management roles.  He runs his own business management consultancy, CR Corporate Solutions CRCS and provides a range of Strategic, Management and Financial support to a range of clients.

    Craig is closely involved with the University of Strathclyde, and won the Enterprise Partner Award 2013/14 at the University Enterprise Awards dinner.  He works with a number of early stage companies and is closely involved in driving the strategic direction, finance raising and overall financial management of these companies.  The companies have ranged from start-up University ‘spin-out’ companies to small and medium sized businesses with turnover ranging from low millions to tens of millions.

    Much of Craig’s work in recent years has been working with companies experiencing significant growth; assisting them with the strategic, financial and management challenges they face, including dealing with banks, shareholders and other funders.

  • Barry Hochfield
    Barry Hochfield Non-Executive Chairman

    Barry studied Applied Physics at Strathclyde in the early 70’s. He then pursued a career in IT and has accumulated over 30 years of experience in computer technology and business management.

    He was with Apple for 11 years, where he worked on the original Macintosh CPU family in California and founded Apple’s first off shore R&D unit in Paris, France.  Having functioned in organisations large, medium and small, he co-founded the smartcard company Ecebs, in 2000, floated on the LSE in 2005, then sold to in 2007.

    Since then he has been involved as an Enterprise Partner with the University of Strathclyde and serves as Non-Executive Director / Chairman for several innovative technology companies.

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