Mr Malcolm Wootton BSc MBA

Summary Profile:


  • Director at Francis Lamont Innovations Ltd
  • Director at Moto Comp Ltd


  • Marketing and Development Director at Eclipse Blind Systems Ltd
  • Technical Director at Strix Ltd
  • Design Manager at Black & Decker UK


  • Aston Business School - MBA
  • Aston University - BSc
  • Leeds Grammar School - A Levels
  • Moto Comp
  • Facebook



Francis Lamont Innovations Ltd


January 2011Present (1 year 2 months) Hathersage, Derbyshire, UK

Contract and self-initiated design and development of innovative solutions in healthcare.
Current projects include:
1. FLOTE - a low-cost, portable OR table extension to facilitate hip replacement surgery via the Direct Anterior Approach.
Simplifies a difficult procedure for the surgeon, allowing broader patient access to dramatic reductions in length of stay and rehabilitation.
2. Steri-Com - a closed-circuit, encrypted wireless communications system for OR use - especially for surgical teams are using sterile hoods, ventilators, etc.
Options for sensing/recording pulse oximetry, core temperature, etc.
3. e-Ward - a low-cost, patient-based, non-invasive wireless basic signs monitoring/alarm/communications system for (all) hospital patients;
Options for sensing/alarming/recording pulse oximetry, core temperature, etc. with bi-directional speech capabilities.


Moto Comp Ltd


June 2001Present (10 years 9 months) Hathersage, Derbyshire, UK

Design and development of motorcycle accessories for blue-chip clients.
Distribution of selected premium motorcycle equipment:
Gimoto made-to-measure Italian leathers
Top Block crash protectors
Bluetooth intercoms
Termorace tyre warmers
Spark Exhausts
Sunwise sunglasses - British Innovation in Eye-wear


Eclipse Blind Systems Ltd

Marketing and Development Director

January 1993June 2000 (7 years 6 months) Glasgow, United Kingdom

Window shading systems

Strix Ltd

Technical Director

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Mechanical or Industrial Engineering industry

19861992 (6 years) Isle of Man

Design and manufacture of thermostatic controls and power/cordless connectors for domestic appliances.

Black & Decker UK

Design Manager

19831986 (3 years) Spennmoor, Co Durham, UK

Power tool design and development


Lucas Industries

Various technology roles

19781983 (5 years) Lucas Research Centre, Solihull, UK

Specialist materials development for batteries and other energy storage systems e.g Hydrogen Fuelling for vehicles


Glynwed plc

Various technology roles

19761978 (2 years) Various

New product development

Skills & Expertise

  1. Electro-mechanical design
  2. Project Management
  3. Innovation Management
  4. Strategic Planning
  5. Product Development
  6. New Business Development
  7. Medical Devices
  8. Negotiation
  9. Business Planning
  10. Market Research
  11. Business Strategy
  12. Change Management
  13. Orthopaedics
  14. Healthcare
  15. Surgery


Aston Business School



Part-time course

Aston University



Leeds Grammar School

A levels