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Vision and Mission

Founded in 2013, Broughton Software is designing, developing, deploying and supporting the LabHQ portfolio. We work closely with the laboratory community to align product features with best practices ultimately enhancing the end-user's experience. We exist to "enhance working lives with intuitive software", and every day we aspire to achieve our mission of "simplifying laboratory data management and making data useful."

Core Values

We pride ourselves in creating and sustaining a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement both externally with clients and partners as well as internally with our team. Our core values are:

  • Simplifying complexity
  • Exploring the unknown
  • Creating unrivalled experiences
  • Unstoppable creativity to grow
  • Collaboration as a catalyst for success
  • Building intuitive solutions



Dr. Paul Moran, Founder & CEO

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Dr. Paul Moran is the founder of Broughton Laboratories Ltd and Broughton Software Ltd who serves as their Chief Executive.  As a chemistry graduate with a PhD in Biotechnology, Paul began his career at the US pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson and Johnson.  In his role as

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Andy Mooney, Commercial Director

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Andy Mooney is Commercial Director at Broughton Software. A Business graduate with a scientific background, Andy started his commercial career in analytical laboratory equipment where he held many positions all with the goal of delighting customers across the world.


Liz Johnson, Finance & Operations Director

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Liz Johnson is our Finance and Operations Director here at Broughton Software. A finance professional, with over 20 years of experience in the food and medical device industries and a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Liz joined us in May 2015 and as a working



Broughton Software is committed to implementing, maintaining and continually improving our Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 standards and industry best practices. The Quality Management System will ensure business processes are controlled to achieve a consistent and effective approach for delivering exceptional software products and providing premium levels of service.