Our award winning team of innovators.
We believe that every individual has the potential to inspire change.


  • Jean-Paul Preston
    Jean-Paul PrestonChairman

    John-Paul is a seasoned private equity practitioner, having negotiated over 100 deals as Investment Manager and General Counsel at LDC, the UK’s leading mid-market private equity fund. John-Paul was also responsible for LDC’s corporate social venturing, and its collaboration with Big Issue Invest which led to publication of the UK’s first “Social Impact Report” on Private Equity. John-Paul is currently COO at Gresham House.


  • Andrew Doyle
    Andrew DoyleBoard Member

    Andrew is a senior consultant with Accenture Strategy, based in London. Andrew has a particular focus on the new customer experiences, propositions and commercial operating models enabled by digital innovations and in the context of converging markets.

  • Lara Mott
    Lara MottCEO, ImproveWell

    Lara is former Director of Investor Relations at GHO Capital Partners LLP, a specialist healthcare investment adviser. She was most recently Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc where she was recruited to support the largest UK biopharmaceutical fundraising at IPO.

    Lara is co-founder and CEO of our spinout ImproveWell.

  • Dr Na’eem Ahmed
    Dr Na’eem AhmedFounder

    Na’eem is a Consultant Radiologist in London. He completed Academic Foundation Training at King’s College Hospital and thereafter worked as a Clinical Fellow to the NHS National Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh and seconded to lead a review of youth engagement at DFID.

    He is a former advisory board member for Mayor of London’s Team London and former Trustee at Macmillan Cancer Support. He has been previously awarded the Prime Minister’s Point of Light award.

  • Dr Faheem Ahmed
    Dr Faheem AhmedDirector

    Faheem is a doctor and a former NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow. He is the former student president of Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School. Faheem completed his MPH at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and was appointed to the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group. He is currently undertaking his MBA at London Business School.

  • Zahid Latif
    Zahid LatifBoard Member

    Zahid has served as Head of Healthcare at Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board) and Director of Population and Early Detection Research at Cancer Research UK. He is currently an Innovation and Supply Chain Specialist, Life Sciences Organisation at the Department for International Trade.

  • Narinder Jugpal
    Narinder JugpalBoard Member

    Narinder is a Partner in CMS’s London Corporate Group and specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity. He advises private equity sponsors, financial institutions and corporates on acquisitions, disposals, restructuring and strategic joint ventures across a variety of industry sectors.

  • Vincent Camerlynck
    Vincent CamerlynckBoard Member

    Vincent Camerlynck currently holds Independent Non-Executive Director positions on the Boards of Haitong Bank in Portugal, C Worldwide Asset Management in Denmark and Capfi Delen Asset Management in Belgium.

    Vincent joined BNP Paribas Asset Management as a member of the Executive Committee with global responsibility for Business Development. He also served as the CEO of the UK business before becoming the CEO for Asia Pacific in 2013.

  • Catherine Ternes
    Catherine TernesDirector

    Catherine Ternes is a Senior Project & Operations Manager for IHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement), working in the Latin American Region. Her role has seen her support the delivery of quality improvement projects and programs in South America, Far-East and Africa as well as multinational efforts.

  • Marianne Arnshof
    Marianne ArnshofCommunications Associate

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