Our Mission

To create products that transform the Mobility and Quality of Life of the Global Enteral Feeding Community.

Our Vision

To enhance patient care in the world of Enteral Feeding through disruptive technologies and innovation.

TEAM

Rockfield Medical Devices has a highly skilled and committed team of experts developing a pipeline of innovative enteral feeding products that will transform users’ mobility & quality of life.

Tomas Thompson

Tomás Thompson

Founder & CEO

Tomás has proven leadership and business development skills in the SME sector, a strong R&D background, and over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Tomás understands the need for user-friendly, mobile enteral feeding systems so life can carry on as usual. He has built a strong team at Rockfield Medical Devices to develop an innovative tube-feeding system and a pipeline of products for the global tube-feeding devices market. Tomás has a degree in Business and Education from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and an MSc from Ulster University.

John Kelly

John Kelly

Head of R&D

John Kelly leads the device development activities at Rockfield Medical Devices. John has over 25 years of experience in the medical devices arena. During this time, he has worked in technical leadership roles in several device companies, including startups and multinationals. He has also worked on developing various innovative medical devices and created more effective R&D infrastructures, including improved product design and test capabilities. John has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Aided Engineering.

Donal Mayne

Donal Mayne

Senior Design Engineer

Donal’s work includes research, design, testing and prototyping. He holds a Product Design and Innovation degree from the Institute of Technology, Carlow, and an MSc in Medical Device Design from the National College of Art & Design. Donal has worked for many multinational companies in the medical device industry.

Edel Keaveney

Edel Keaveney

Senior Research Manager

Edel’s responsibilities include clinical research, managing KOLs, marketing, communications, funding, and commercialisation. She holds a BSc in Nutritional Sciences from University College Cork and a PhD from Ulster University. Edel has over 15 years of experience in scientific roles, including in public health agencies, multinationals, and startups.

Eoin Gaughran

Eoin Gaughran

Electronic Engineer

Eoin’s work includes product testing and developing the e-connected element of Rockfield Medical Devices’ tube feeding system. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer & Electronic Engineering from the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. Eoin is skilled in full-stack development, Java, C++, low-level programming and Linux.

David English

David English

Financial Controller

David is the Financial Controller at Rockfield Medical Devices. He is a Chartered Accountant with 15 years of experience working in hyper-growth multinational companies and exciting local startups. He holds a B.Comm from the University of Galway and an M.B.S from Dublin City University. David is keenly interested in helping finance teams and companies grow and scale.

Gareth Walsh

Gareth Walsh

Project Manager

Gareth is involved with Project Management at Rockfield Medical Devices. He is a medical device engineering professional with a degree in electronics engineering and over 20 years of experience in R&D, product/process development, and manufacturing. He has a demonstrated track record of success in both multinational and startup environments and strong technical, management, and project management skills, with the ability to build teams and businesses that deliver stakeholder value.

Anna Gallagher

Anna Gallagher

Grant Project Co-ordinator

Anna oversees all grant-related activities in Rockfield Medical Devices and has added responsibility in finance, human resources, and office management. Anna has over 20 years of experience in the Medical Device, Pharma and Software development industry, having worked in many startups and multinationals. Her background is in human resources, and she has a strong track record in relationship building, negotiation/mediation, and staff development. She has a BA in Management Practice, a Dip in Management & Industrial Relations, and a Dip in Psychology.

Jonny Higgins

Jonny Higgins

Senior Development Engineer

Jonny’s work includes research, prototyping and testing for product and process improvements. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Science and Technology from the National University of Ireland and has R&D experience in the Medical Device Industry, working in both Multinational and Startup environments.

Thomas Glynn

Thomas Glynn

Operations Manager

Thomas is the Operations Manager at Rockfield Medical Devices and is responsible for managing the outsourcing of manufacturing and supply chain. He has over 15 years of International Experience in high volume Manufacturing Environments, including medical devices. Thomas has led engineering teams and business units in startup and established businesses, he holds a degree in Polymer Engineering from the Athlone Institute of Technology.

Rachael Connolly

Rachael Connolly

R&D Technician

Rachael is involved in device testing activities and clinical and user research at Rockfield Medical Devices. She performs device testing, the key to understanding Mobility+ flow rates. She is also involved in research study planning and execution, labelling and disseminating materials development, literature review, and risk management activities. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from Atlantic Technological University, Sligo.

Warner Figueras

Warner Figueras

R&D Engineer

Warner completed his college work placement in Rockfield Medical Devices and following graduation, has since continued working with Rockfield. He has gained expertise in research and design and has had critical input into product development, test method development and support in developing processes related to Rockfield's products and product pipeline. He holds an Honours Degree in Biomedical Engineering from ATU, Galway.