Board of Directors

Currently a non-executive director and private investor in a number of companies, Mr. Smart has worked in both the public and private sectors and has established a track record of successfully taking companies and organizations through major strategic changes. Over the last 15 years he has been involved as an executive director and shareholder in two management buyouts and two company startups, and was instrumental in the successful growth and sale of the enterprises at significant gains for shareholders. In addition, Mr. Smart has lectured at universities and management institutions and has authored numerous papers and articles.

Mr. Smart holds a B.Sc. in chemical technology, a B.A. in applied computing, as well as an M.B.A. from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Dr. Thayer, a Mitomics co-founder, is a former professor of kinesiology, adjunct professor of biology and faculty member in the applied biomolecular science program at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Collectively, he has 27 years of teaching experience in kinesiology and biochemistry. His research focused on heat shock protein expression in skeletal muscle from elderly subjects and mtDNA mutation associated with aging, skin and prostate cancer. Throughout his career, Dr. Thayer has authored 52 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and abstracts. In addition to his academic career, he was a former Olympic athlete and coach for the Canadian Olympic Team in the 1976 Montreal Games and the 1980 Moscow Games.

Dr. Thayer received his Ph.D. in kinesiology and biochemistry from the University of Western Ontario.

Mr. Boxer is a lawyer and currently an Adjunct Professor in the Business Administration and Economics Department at Monroe Community College in New York. Mr. Boxer is the former Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Veramark Technologies, a NASDAQ listed developer of tele-management and billing systems with sales in over 60 countries; former General Counsel for Sykes Datatronics; and former Attorney at Middleton- Wilson in New York where he practiced corporate and securities law. Mr. Boxer has deep experience with distribution and license agreements; intellectual property; acquisitions; equity and debt financing; and securities law.

Mr. Boxer holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Economics from the State University of New York.

Currently a shareholder and non-executive director on the board of Geneius Laboratories Ltd - the UK’s leading independent microbiological testing company which uses advanced DNA techniques to identify microbiological contaminants in food and drink – Mr Hill is the retired Chairman and Managing Director of Cravens Ltd, a top 10 regional marketing and advertising agency in the UK, which he founded by way of a management-buy-out.  Mr Hill has a highly respected track record in marketing planning, creative communications and brand development. He has a particular interest in the way complex scientific concepts can be communicated to non-scientists and to the investment community. 

Mr Hill holds a BA from Leeds University in the UK.