Meet the team
Danny is the founder and CEO of UP Ventures as well as Founder and Chairman of a number of software and technology companies. Danny has an extensive, high value international network and a long track record of helping digital businesses across software and technology in media, finance, health and telecoms to create shareholder value.
CEO and Co-founder
Lara is an experienced executive having spent 11 years in a variety of senior roles across healthcare specialist investment, biopharmaceutical, life sciences consulting and financial services businesses. Lara holds a first class degree in Pharmacology from Bristol University where she was awarded the Hans Heller Memorial Prize for outstanding performance.
Clinical Lead and Co-founder
Na’eem is radiology register and former Clinical Fellow to Professor Sir Bruce Keogh at NHS England. He has advised a range of organisations on clinical engagement, including Mayor of London, the Department for International Development and NHS England. He is Founder of social enterprise, Selfless.
Chief Product Officer
John brings a wealth of technical expertise to ImproveWell with more than 20 years of experience in software development and product management. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer of ag-Grid, a fast-growing UK-based technology company, where he led the growth and support of a global customer portfolio and significantly expanded business operations. John holds a BSc in Economics and Finance from University College, Dublin.
Head of Business Development
Elizabeth brings considerable business development, client relationship and finance experience to ImproveWell from her tenure at Rede Partners, a global private equity fundraising advisory firm. Elizabeth has advised clients across a variety of growth industries, including the healthcare sector where she worked closely with ImproveWell’s CEO, Lara Mott.
Simran is able to provide fresh and new perspectives on healthcare. She is a medical student at the University of Cambridge and former Medicine and Veterinary Society President of her college. She has a BA in psychology and is now completing her clinical years to obtain a medicine degree.
Raihan is a medical student at the University of Cambridge and brings a diverse range of experiences from across the healthcare sector. He holds a first class degree in natural sciences, with internships in healthcare investment banking at Deutsche Bank and in the healthcare team at Silverfleet Capital.