Corporate Offices

NextMove Software
Innovation Centre
320 Cambridge Science Park
Milton Road
General Inquiries:


Roger A. Sayle, Ph.D., CEO and Founder

Roger Sayle gained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Before starting NextMove Software, Roger has worked at Glaxo-Wellcome, Metaphorics LLC and OpenEye Scientific Software.

John W. Mayfield, Ph.D., Senior Software Engineer

John Mayfield joined NextMove Software in 2014 after completing his PhD at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) under the supervision of Dr Christoph Steinbeck. In his spare time he is a release manager of the Chemistry Development Kit and documents improvements to this library on his blog, efficient bits.

Richard J. Gowers, Ph.D., Senior Software Engineer

Richard joined NextMove Software in 2019 following postdoctoral positions at the University of New Hampshire and the University of Edinburgh. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering under the supervision of Dr Paola Carbone whilst at the University of Manchester. He is active in the development of various open source scientific projects, including MDAnalysis.