Company Leadership

Stephen Gallagher, BSc, PhD

Director and Chief Executive Officer 

Steve obtained a first degree in biochemistry and a doctorate in biophysics and molecular modelling. After completing his post-doc at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, Steve joined Merck in 2000. While at Merck, Steve was responsible for delivering global applications in data-mining, information management, decision-support tools and text-mining. Steve left Merck in 2005 to found Dotmatics Limited.


Alastair Hill, BSc, MSc

Director and Chief Technical Officer

Alastair joined Merck in 1998 as a medicinal chemist, after obtaining his first degree in chemistry. Following a sabbatical in 2002, to take a Masters in chemoinformatics, he returned to Merck where he was responsible for developing chemical software applications, managing chemical databases and performing small-molecule modelling studies. Alastair left Merck in 2005 to found Dotmatics Limited.