Meet The Team

Richard Knight | Director | ApconiX

Dr Richard Knight


A co-founder of ApconiX, Richard is an expert toxicologist with more than 20 years of drug development experience gained in AstraZeneca, where he was part of the Drug Safety and Oncology Leadership Teams.  Richard has worked on projects in multiple therapy areas involving small molecules, biologics, proteins and oligonucleotides.   He has an in-depth understanding of drug discovery and drug development and has been directly involved in bringing over 35 new candidate drugs to clinical trials and 6 to marketing approval.  He uses his extensive experience to bring an innovative, science-led and pragmatic approach to the design and delivery of nonclinical safety programmes.

Michael Morton | Director | ApconiX
Michael Morton
Professor Ruth Roberts | Director | ApconiX
Ruth Roberts
Drug safety
Drug Project Toxicology