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Charlie Dean

Director of Research and Development, Apollo Endosurgery

Mr. Dean joined Apollo Endosurgery as the Director of Research and Development in 2010. He is responsible for the design and development of Apollo Endosurgery’s portfolio of products and brings with him over 12 years of experience in Class II & III medical product development and implementing scalable and sustainable supply chains. Mr. Dean came to Apollo Endosurgery from PA Consulting Group, where he consulted for many start-up and big-cap medical device and pharmaceutical companies both in the UK and US. During his tenure at PA, he assisted his clients in the creation and commercialization of 14 Class II & III medical and combination devices and realized over $80M in manufacturing cost savings for existing products. His expertise spans product & process design, technology transfer, manufacturing scale-up, process improvement, due diligence, and quality & compliance. Mr. Dean holds a Masters in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering and is a Chartered Engineer (CEng).