Team United Kingdom

The Heidelberg Engineering Academy has set high standards to provide quality training, courses and continuing education for Heidelberg Engineering products worldwide. It is our pleasure to offer high-quality educational seminars that provide the comprehensive knowledge necessary to fully utilise your Heidelberg Engineering instrument in your clinical practice.

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Director of Clinical Affairs

Christopher Mody

Christopher Mody

FdSc FOIA

  • Chris in an ophthalmic science and technology graduate with more than thirty years’ experience working in the field of ophthalmology.
  • His main area of activity is in the field of medical education & training, supporting clinicians and healthcare professionals in practice.
  • He has been Director of Clinical Services for Heidelberg Engineering Ltd. since 2015.

Application Specialists

Ken Binns

Ken Binns

Field Application Specialist

  • Ken is a multidiscipline imaging specialist with background in commercial photography, multimedia development and project delivery. A former aircraft engineer who has now over 20 years involvement in the ophthalmic industry in clinical imaging plus capital equipment roles.
  • Fully accredited member of Australian Institute of Professional Photographers.
  • Application Specialist from early 2014, then involved in the Clinical Implementation Manager program for the southern half of England and Wales until early 2017, moved into a national training role when the company expanded due to successful growth.
  • As Field Application Specialist and Trainer his primary focus is helping clients make the SPECTRALIS a success in their clinics through education and training.

Suzanne Brice

Suzanne Brice

Clinical Application Specialist

  • Suzanne has worked in the field of Ophthalmic imaging for over 11 years.
  • Her experience has been based in the hospital eye service. Throughout her time she has gained a range of imaging and investigative skills. During her time in her last role she managed the imaging department, leading and training a team of photographers.
  • She was also practitioner lead for the Wet AMD service. Where she assessed referrals from local Optometrist & GP’s for patients to gain access to the correct clinic in a timely manner in accordance to NICE guidance.
  • She joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2017.

Tim Cole

Tim Cole

Clinical Market Development Manager

  • Tim has over 16 years experience in ophthalmology, beginning as an ophthalmic photographer at the Manchester royal eye hospital before transferring to Blackpool Victoria.
  • He left the NHS in 2011 to join the clinical team at Topcon eventually becoming the OCT product manager and part of the European swept source OCTA research team.
  • Tim joined Heidelberg Engineering in 2017 as the clinical market development manager for the SPECTRALIS.




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