We deliver end-to-end clinical trials for healthtech & biotech pioneers.

The mission

Help companies make an impact

High-growth companies will be responsible for the next wave of breakthrough treatments, but the clinical trial industry doesn’t move at their pace.

Accelerate the pace of research

It can take up to 15 years for new treatments to reach patients. We want to help patients benefit sooner by accelerating this process.

Make research more patient-centric

New treatments would not be possible without volunteers. Research needs to be designed with patients and participants in mind.

Clinical trials are broken

The cost of bringing new medicines to market has skyrocketed and as a result, patients are missing out on new treatments. Our mission is to fix this; we use software to help innovative companies run faster, more reliable, and patient-friendly clinical trials. We do this because we believe patients deserve better than having to wait decades for new treatments.

Paying homage to the first clinical trial.

We’re named after James Lind who pioneered the first clinical trial in the 18th century and discovered that oranges and lemons cured scurvy.

Like James, we want to improve health outcomes for all.

We’re a team of clinicians, technologists, and above all – clinical trial participants on a mission to transform healthcare.

Meri Beckwith, Co-Founder
Meri Beckwith


Meri was previously a venture capital investor and partner to biotech and digital health companies. He took part in the COVID-19 vaccine trials as a volunteer, where he saw how trial outcomes could be improved by focusing on patient experience.

Michael Young, Co-Founder
Michael Young


Michael was previously a Special Adviser to the UK Prime Minister, where he advised the UK government on life sciences. He is passionate about improving health outcomes and quality of life for people with long term medical conditions.

Nik Haldimann, Co-Founder & CTO
Nik Haldimann

Co-Founder & CTO

15 years' experience building world-class tech products. Previously at BenevolentAI, Descartes Labs, Placemeter and Google.

Van Zyl Engelbrecht, Director of Clinical Operations
Emma Ogburn

VP of Clinical Operations

20 years' experience leading phase I-IV trials implementing novel methodologies across a variety of therapeutic areas. Most recent experience includes scaling up and leading the Primary Care & Vaccine Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Oxford and leading two Urgent Public Health COVID-19 platform trials.

Hannah Swayze, Senior Trial Manager
Hannah Swayze

Senior Trial Manager

Experienced clinical trial specialist. Previously, leading on the set-up, management, and oversight of large-scale Urgent Public Health decentralised platform COVID-19 treatment trials at the University of Oxford.

Rebecca de Rome, Head of Operations & Growth
Rebecca de Rome

Head of Ops & Growth

Previously a consultant to the pharmaceutical sector at Simon-Kucher & Partners, advising on market access and pricing.

Dr. Luke Twelves, Medical Director
Dr. Luke Twelves

Medical Director

GP for 25 years, formerly CEO of Omnes Healthcare and director of clinical governance at United Health.

Damien Tiller, Director of Quality
Damien Tiller

Director of Quality

Experienced Senior Quality and Regulatory Professional, IRCA Registered Lead Pharmaceutical and Quality Management System Auditor with over 10 years experience in industry.

Ece Kavalci, Data Scientist
Ece Kavalci

Data Scientist

ML engineer, with MSc from KCL. Leading work on ML-powered tool for protocol design.

Cassy Keenan, Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Cassy Keenan

Clinical Nurse Coordinator

NMC registered and experienced general nurse. Plays a vital role in delivering effective clinical research and supporting patients through their treatment in the trial.

Zaid Al-Jubouri, Software Engineer
Zaid Al-Jubouri

Software Engineer

Experienced in building applications from end-to-end. Always interested in the latest in the software engineering landscape.

Amiel Kollek, Senior Software Engineer
Amiel Kollek

Senior Software Engineer

5 years’ experience at Meta working on both consumer and business facing products. Passionate about building software that can help improve people's lives.

Madeleine De Forest-Brown, Software Engineer
Madeleine De Forest-Brown

Software Engineer

Full stack software engineer with a background in mechanical engineering. Motivated by the advantages available when we bring technology and healthcare closer together.

Nijat Hasanli, Head of Product
Nijat Hasanli

Head of Product

Previous experience building products for early stage companies. Leading the development of our trial delivery platform.

Nijat Hasanli, Head of Product
Louise Mari Bautista

Solutions Manager

Experienced consultant to pharma, biotech, and digital health companies on market access, competitive intelligence, and patient support programs across oncology, immunology, and rare diseases.

Nijat Hasanli, Head of Product
Amy Moore

Senior Trial Lead

Experienced clinical research specialist with 9 years' experience leading research projects. Previously Director of Research Implementation at the University of Chicago, overseeing a portfolio of clinical research projects in reproductive health.

Nijat Hasanli, Head of Product
Danielle Maas

Trial Lead

Experienced Clinical Research professional with over 7 years experience in the management & delivery of complex research projects. Previously worked on global clinical trials, largely in the Oncology and Infectious Diseases therapeutic areas.

Nijat Hasanli, Head of Product
Rosa Fairbanks

Senior Trial Lead

Clinical Research Associate at successful startups and highly ranked hospitals such as Guardant Health, Trialspark, and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Extensive experience managing and onboarding sites for both paediatric and adult studies across the US.

Nijat Hasanli, Head of Product
Olivia Dantonio

Trial Nurse Coordinator

NMC registered and USA board-certified nurse with critical care experience in the UK and US. Passionate about supporting patients while making evidence-based treatment accessible to wider populations through clinical research.

Nijat Hasanli, Head of Product
Zachary Giebel

Commercial Operations Director

Over 10 years' experience working with pharma, biotech, device and DTx companies globally. He looks to provide unique solutions for his customers and their clinical trials to help deliver results and bring life changing treatments and products to market faster.

Backed by world-class investors.

First MinutePresightSeedcampHambro PerksAmino CollectiveCalm/Storm

Our expert advisors.

Duncan Arbour
Duncan Arbour

Expert Advisor

SVP Insights and Innovation at Syneos Health.

Shaun Treweek
Shaun Treweek

Expert Advisor

Professor of Health Services Research, founder of Trial Forge (an initiative to improve trial design) and Editor-in-Chief of the Trials Journal.

Paul Wicks
Paul Wicks

Expert Advisor

Expert consultant in evidence generation for digital health startups.

Mithi Thaya

Expert Advisor

Mithi is an operator specialised in commercialising novel scientific discoveries across the US and UK. He has built and scaled companies in agricultural biotechnology and bioinformatics for which he has received over $50m in funding. Mithi is passionate about human longevity.

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Rachel Jones

Patient Advisory Board Member

Rachel is the Managing Partner of Swii.ch, the rare disease patient engagement advisory. She is a Pharmacist and behavioural scientist by background and was previously Global Patient Centricity Lead at AstraZeneca.

Dr. Rosemary Beardow
Dr Rosemary Beardow

Patient Advisory Board Member

Experienced Senior Quality and Regulatory Professional, IRCA Registered Lead Pharmaceutical and Quality Management System Auditor with over 10 years experience in industry.

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Jonathon Gwilim

Patient Advisory Board Member

Jonathan is the Director of Createhealth.io. He brings over a decade of marketing and product experience, ranging from international private and public healthcare providers to government regulators. He was a pioneer of using crowdsourcing to improve patient engagement, with outcomes published in the BMJ .

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Jenny Royle

Patient Advisory Board Member

Jenny worked for many years in clinical trials and patient centricity from within the Pharmaceutical industry, before co-founding a new academic research group. Here she united academia, non-profit and the NHS to change the way that clinical trials are delivered. She is now Director of Rekaryo Health and Managing partner of MediPaCe.

We are a high-energy, driven, and passionate team with big values.

Be transparent

We share information across the whole team, avoiding hierarchies and silos

Stay curious

Keep asking questions, we’ll never get anywhere by blindly following the status quo

Be high-agency

Nothing happens unless we make it happen, and we all take ownership and responsibility

Go fast

Speed is life and our biggest competitive advantage, get used to faster OODA loops

Benefit patients

Our most critical mission is to accelerate clinical trials so patients can benefit

Have fun!

Most importantly, we are in the pursuit of fostering a fun environment for all.