Meet the team

Robyn Hickerson

PhD, CEO/CSO


Robyn is co-inventor of Ten Bio’s tension-based ex vivo skin model and as a group leader in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee she has spent the last six years developing and exploiting this ex vivo technology. Robyn has over 15 years of experience in drug discovery for dermatological indications, including 8 years in industry.

Michael Conneely

PhD, COO


As co-founder and co-developer of Ten Bio’s tension-based skin culture technology Michael brings a background in physics and engineering to the team. Michael has spent his career bridging the biological and physics sciences. He has a PhD in Experimental Physics from the University of Dundee, an MSc in Medical Physics from the University of Aberdeen and obtained his undergraduate degree in Physics from Trinity College Dublin.


Ken Fyvie

Executive Chairman


Ken brings extensive commercial knowledge to the team. With a career featuring a diverse range of positions, Ken has 40 years of experience of the life sciences sector through working in pharmaceutical industry in sales and marketing roles and as a member of the management group at PA Consulting Group.