Chief Executive Officer, Paxman Coolers Ltd
Richard studied management science at Manchester’s UMIST and joined Paxman in 2008. He has expanded upon the international success of the business and is passionate about improving scalp cooling efficacy. He supported the randomised clinical study which enabled the Paxman scalp cooling system to gain FDA clearance in USA. In 2019, Richard signed a five-year research and collaboration agreement with the University of Huddersfield. With a multi-disciplinary research group, the Paxman Scalp Cooling Research Centre will focus on biological hair follicle research as well as developing innovative scalp cooling-related treatments and individual 3D-printed cooling caps. He has contributed as a keynote speaker at innumerable business launch events around the world, ensuring the latest scalp cooling news, best practice and protocols are shared across the Paxman network and beyond. Richard is passionate to empower cancer patients with choice and will continue to work on building awareness of scalp cooling and access to this important treatment in the years ahead. He is currently working with National University of Singapore on improving outcomes for patients faced with Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy.