Meet the Team

We are a collection of dreamers, doctors, creators and academics, and we're on a mission to empower anyone with the tools to become a citizen scientist and help create the future of healthcare, together.

Dr. Anu Dhir


Anu is an experienced GP and University College London Alumnus with a background in health policy and service redesign. He has led several high-profile projects as a commissioner for Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group and set up the medical school at Bournemouth University. He is an organised and diligent thinker with a strong professional network.

DJ Sanghera

MSc, MA - Innovation Design & Strategy

Daljinder (DJ) is an innovation designer and strategist with years of experience creating both digital and physical products for some of the most forward-thinking companies in the world. He is a graduate of the prestigious combined MSc/MA in Innovation Design Engineering at Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art. DJ brings creative intelligence and rigorous design philosophy to the team.

Dr. Sam Dhesi


Sam is a junior doctor and University of Leeds Alumnus. In his short career, he has gained rigorous research and quality improvement skills, scaled his first technology start-up from two to five employees, raised innovation funding, secured an NHS contract and held multiple positions as a clinician, company director, business mentor and health technology advisor. Sam is a visionary and has a penchant for aligning team objectives.

Dr. Ann Hemmingway

Public health Lead

Ann Hemingway is Professor of Public Health at Bournemouth University with a specific focus on health inequalities. She is a registered nurse and currently public health lead for research and enterprise within the Centre for Practice Development and the Centre for Wellbeing and Quality of Life at Bournemouth University. She is our Public Health advisor. 

Dr. Hamid Bouchachia

machine intelligence Lead

Hamid Bouchachia is Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems at Bournemouth University and our machine learning advisor. He has been working on computational intelligence and machine learning for many years with a special focus on semi-supervised and online learning.

David Bacall

Full Stack Engineer

David is a full stack engineer with a background in Mathematics and Tax technology. He specialises in the JavaScript MERN tech stack as well as having worked with Ruby on Rails in the past. He has experience building web, mobile and desktop applications using test driven development, object oriented programming techniques and continuous integration.

Joseph Kottapurath

Full Stack Developer

Joseph is a full stack developer with experience creating end to end software solutions. He is passionate about technology, distributed systems and blockchain technology. 

Julia Hattersley

User Experience researcher

Julia is an experienced and accredited Scrum product owner and alumnus of the University of Nottingham. Previous roles include Product Owner at the charity Shelter, where she developed an MVP which raised £60k against a £24k target and Marketing Executive at Cancer Research UK. Julia leads our UX design.

Join Us

We’re always looking for talented people who are passionate about creating the next generation of healthcare tools.