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 doctor in South 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. He is a former advisory board member for Mayor of London’s Team London and former Trustee at Macmillan Cancer Support.

  • Dr Faheem Ahmed
    Dr Faheem AhmedCEO, HealthMakeSpace. Director, Selfless.

    Faheem is a doctor and 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 CEO of Selfless spin-out HMS, which has secured investment from Bethnal Green Ventures.

  • 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.

  • Simon Foster
    Simon FosterProgramme Officer

    Simon Foster is an undergraduate studying Political Science and Economics at Northeastern University. Prior to joining Selfless, Simon worked in Compliance and the administration of the FCA’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime at State Street Bank & Global Trust. He has a keen interest in political economy and strives towards a fundamental shift in the balance of power and wealth in favour of working people and their families.

  • Anne de Vitry
    Anne de VitryAssociate

    Anne de Vitry is a masters of science graduate in Microbiology and Immunology from Georgetown University. Anne has worked in research investigating potential targets for new anti-fungal drugs. Anne hopes to leverage her scientific background to help solve real world problems of critical importance to global health.

  • 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. He is a member of the Global Advisory Board of the Financial Services Division of Roland Berger, a Senior Advisor at Inbound Capital and involved with a number of charitable organisations.

    Vincent started his career in New York at Petercam before joining HSBC Investment Bank in London in 1990. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1998, where he became a Managing Director and co-headed the Paris Equity business. Vincent transitioned to the asset management industry in 2005 and 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. Vincent holds the Non-Executive Director Diploma awarded by Pearson/FT in London,  a Postgraduate Degree in International Relations (LSE/UK), a Post graduate Degree in Economics (UCL/Belgium), and a Masters Degree in Law (KUL/Belgium).


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