Management Team

Simon Didcote
Chief Technical Officer


Simon joined OBS in 2004 and has been central to the development of the Visensia software. His major responsibilities have included assuring that all software is developed in accordance with ISO 13485, is scalable horizontally into Cloud-based systems and utilizes the latest data sets available to the Company. Prior to joining the Company he worked with Nokia and certain predecessors to develop the world’s first smartphone operating system. He is fluent in multiple operating systems and has developed many of the Company’s interfaces with various monitoring instruments worldwide.

Simon Pearmain
Quality & Regulatory Affairs Director


Simon has over 20 years’ experience in quality assurance and regulatory matters in the medical device industry. Prior to joining the Company Simon served as QA and Regulatory Manager for Sensium Healthcare Ltd., a manufacturer of portable monitoring devices and as QA Manager for Opcare, a UK manufacturer of prosthetic devices. Simon began his career as an electronics engineer at the Rutherford Appleton research lab, followed by Oxford Instruments Ltd. He then joined EMS Physio Ltd., a manufacturer of physiotherapy electronics and rehabilitation equipment, where he began his work in Quality Assurance. Simon holds a degree in electronic engineering from Kingston University and a diploma in quality management. He is a Chartered Quality Professional with the CQI.