The Management Team

Professor Ray Kruse Iles

BSc, MSc, PhD, CBiol, FRSB, FRSC:

Chief Scientific Officer MAP Sciences
Director MAP IP Holding Ltd

Ray is a founder of the MAP group of companies and is currently leading the research and development teams in the UK. Ray has 30 years of experience in clinical chemistry and molecular diagnostics in Down syndrome screening and biomarkers for cancer metastasis. As a Professor, Ray worked for 8 years in university senior management whilst maintaining an active academic research profile.

Dr. Fady Sharara


Group Medical and Clinical Director

Fady has a number of medical qualifications, including being board certified as a reproductive endocrinology/ infertility specialist with extensive experience in all aspects of infertility, specialising in assisted reproductive technologies. Fady is also a Clinical Professor at George Washington University and is a recognised leading authority with over 70 scientific publications and book chapters published to date. He is the recipient of many academic, clinical and scientific awards and has given more than 250 invited lectures.

Tarek Sultani Makhzoumi

Chief Executive Officer MAP Sciences Group
Chairperson MAP IP Holding Ltd

Tarek is the Chief Executive Officer and has overall responsibility for all MAP Sciences’ activities in the group companies in the UK, the USA and the GCC. Tarek is leading the implementation of MAP’s strategy as well as developing partnerships and overseeing the management of all operations in the different geographies. Tarek was group Chief Operating officer for 4 years prior to taking over as CEO. He had previously worked as a successful management consultant and has gained invaluable experience at some of the world’s leading financial institutions.

Ziad Makhzoumi


Chairperson MAP Sciences Group

Founder of MAP Sciences, Ziad is a well-respected and highly regarded Med-Tech Entrepreneur. Most notably Ziad was CFO at Arabtec and CEO at Fakih IVF during which time he was regarded the “Most admired CFO in the Middle East” and “CEO of the Year in the healthcare Sector”. Ziad brings his illustrious career experience to the MAP team focusing on developing MAP’s growth strategy and supporting its implementation globally.

Raminta Zmuidinaite

BSc, MSc:

Senior Research Scientist MAP Sciences Group

Raminta is the Senior Research Scientist directly supporting MAP’s expansion into the USA alongside her research responsibilities in the UK laboratory. With a background in biomedical science and data science, she is bridging the gap between the laboratory, data interpretation, and the final applications as the most senior member of MAP’s team of talented scientists.