Optomel was founded by Dr Damian Gardiner who is also Director and CEO of the Business.

Damian graduated with a PhD in Engineering (2006) from the University of Cambridge and a Masters Degree (MPhys) in Physics from the University of Southampton (2001). Following post-doctoral work at the Centre of Molecular Materials for Photonics & Electronics (CMMPE), in the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Damian received a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship (2013) to commercialise his research.

Damian co-founded ilumink ltd with colleagues from the University of Cambridge which was subsequently acquired by Tracerco Ltd (part of Johnson Matthey plc) in 2015. In 2016 Damian was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medal as recognition for his work in Engineering.

Feel free to connect with Damian on LinkedIn  or email info@optomel.com to find out more.