About Kromek

Kromek Group plc is a leading supplier of cutting-edge radiation detection components and devices for the medical imaging, civil nuclear industry, nuclear threat scanning and safety screening markets.

About Kromek

Kromek Group plc is an international technology group (global HQ in UK) and a leading developer of high-performance radiation detection products based on cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) and other advanced technologies. Using its core technology platforms, Kromek designs, develops and produces x-ray and gamma-ray imaging and radiation detection products for the medical, security screening, Homeland Security and civil nuclear markets.

The Group’s products provide high-resolution information on material composition and structure and are used in multiple applications, ranging from the identification of cancerous tissues to hazardous materials, such as explosives, and the analysis of radioactive materials.

The Group’s business model provides a vertically integrated technology offering to customers, from radiation detector materials to finished products or detectors, including software, electronics and application specific integrated circuits (ASICs).

The Group has operations in the UK and US (California and Pennsylvania) and is sells internationally through a combination of distributors and direct OEM sales.

Management team

Dr Arnab Basu MBE, CEO, has a PhD in physics from Durham University, specialising in semiconducting sensor materials. Arnab held senior management positions in his family business, which manufactured materials for the electronics industry serving over 250 major telecommunications and consumer electronics manufacturers, including Siemens, GEC. He worked in commercial product development for Elmwood Sensors Ltd, (Honeywell Group, UK). A prominent figure within the business community, he was awarded Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ (2009) and received an MBE for services to regional development and international trade (2014).

Mr Derek Bulmer – Chief Financial Officer and in-house Counsel. A qualified Chartered Accountant and Barrister, Derek has worked with KPMG and undertaken a number of senior management roles with blue chip plc’s including Bass plc, AWG plc and Ibstock plc. Additionally, and more recently, a number of roles as Finance Director of privately owned groups in both the IT and oil and gas industries have provided a wealth of experience in executing and managing business acquisitions plus significant aspects of the commercial and legal disciplines of corporate management.

Mr Berry Beumer, Chief Operating Officer, is a technology business executive with extensive experience of delivering revenue growth in analytical instrument, high-frequency communications equipment and optoelectronic and semiconductor materials industries. He has held a number of senior roles while working both in Europe and the US with AkzoNobel and Allied Signal and was Division President and General Manager of Taconic’s US, Europe and Asia operations. Recently he has held the position of Vice President in the areas of Sales and Marketing at XOS, Inc.   During his tenure he was responsible for driving the strategic direction of their x-ray elemental technology business, positioning the company as a global leader in the area of application specific elemental analysis solutions for the petroleum and consumer products industries.

Mr Ian Radley, Chief Technical Officer, has a BSc in Applied Physics and Chemistry from Durham University. He has nearly 35 years experience in scientific instrumentation and has spent the last twenty years in technology and operations management. His background includes thermal imaging sensors, superconducting magnet systems, x-ray tubes, x-ray detectors and x-ray optics. He spent 11 years in the US as operations director for Oxford Instruments X-ray Technology Group and as director of advanced product development for X-ray Optical Systems (XOS Inc.).

Kromek sites

Kromek HQ

Our head office

At our County Durham, UK office we manufacture CZT and design and build a host of our other products.

Kromek Pittsburgh

Our main office in America

We grow CZT in Pittsburgh as well as manufacture a lot of our other products for distribution across the world. Pittsburgh is home to some of our Homeland Security experts as well as the centre for our SPECT and other medical imaging work.

Kromek California

Our electonic specialist

Our Californian team specialises in custom research and design, development, testing and marketing of OEM components, detectors, ASICs, instruments and imaging systems.

Kromek Huddersfield

Our neutron specialist

Our office in Huddersfield is where our specialist team of neutron and gamma-ray detector researchers. They look at new detector technology, ASICs and the supporting electronics.

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