Symphysis Medical


Tim Jones

Tim Jones
CEO & Co-Founder

BEng BSc PgDip

Over 15 years experience in medtech and entrepreneurial ventures. Tim drives the company’s commercial and technical activities, and enjoys liaising with healthcare professionals for patient-centric solutions.

Dr. Michelle Tierney

Dr. Michelle Tierney
CSO & Co-Founder


Michelle has more than 10 years experience in the life sciences sector. A former Pharmacologist, she is motivated by delivering clinical solutions that improve palliative care and people’s quality of life.

Mary Faherty

Mary Faherty
Project Manager

BEng MSc PgDip

Mary is a former Civil Engineer, with 20 years’ experience working on cross-site and multidisciplinary projects in the medtech, engineering, NGO and financial services sectors in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.

Vincent Naughton

Vincent  Naughton
R&D Lead


Vincent has 13 years' experience in R&D in the medical device and precision manufacturing industry, specialising in user-centred design and design for manufacturing. He enjoys simplifying complex problems and creating products that make patients' lives easier and more rewarding.

Trevor Tuffy

Trevor Tuffy
QARA Manager


Trevor has over 25 years’ experience in various Quality roles within the medical device industry. He has an in-depth knowledge of FDA and EU regulations, and extensive experience delivering process improvements and cost reductions.

Supported By

Enterprise Ireland
Translational Medical Device Lab