The medCrowd team

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Felix Jackson

Founder and Medical Director

Felix is a doctor and entrepreneur developing digital technology for the health and care sector. Trained as an Anaesthetist in the UK gaining MRCP with the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Then, he left clinical practice to start working in digital health, founding medDigital.

medCrowd is the product of years of work towards his ultimate goal of making it easier for health and care workers to give better care to every patient in the world. While enjoying his personal hobby as a beer taster…

Paul Gardner

Paul Gardner

Founder and CTO

Paul started to code at a very early age. He gained experience as a software engineer and technical architect in a variety of blue chip organizations to become a serial entrepreneur, with the last of his ventures being in the finance sector.

Moving on from finance, Paul was looking for somewhere else to develop magical tech, so when he met Felix in 2010, medDigital and medCrowd were born, co-founded by the geeky medic and this digital boffin.

Ronak Lakhani

Ronak Lakhani

Business Development Manager

Ronak has a degree in Biomedical Sciences and an MSc in Bioinformatics and previously worked in R&D at Abbott Laboratories. After completing his PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, Ronak spent five years researching neurological disorders in California, highlighting potential new therapies for the treatment of developmental disorders of the central nervous system.

During his time in San Diego, Ronak tried his hand at surfing, kayaking and paddle boarding and was a big fan of the local craft beer scene.

Cara Gardner

Cara Gardner

Senior Web Developer

Cara has a long history in web development and of standing shoulder-to-shoulder with her husband Paul in his ventures. After several years working and volunteering in Education, Cara couldn't resist returning to her tech roots.

With a love of trivia, writing and singing and an obsession with making digital content display to the most people on the most devices in the most attractive formats, her driving passion is communication.

Brian Thelwell

Brian Thelwell

Senior Developer

Brian is a full-stack developer focusing primarily around Microsoft technologies in Agile environments. He has experience in building Web based applications, B2B enterprise integrated systems and architecture/design in the financial and insurance sectors.

Constantly looking to new technologies and for opportunities to learn, creating the medCrowd app represents the next step in Brian's quest for self-improvement and he is looking forward to it!

Ahmad Mahmoud

Ahmad Mahmoud

Scientific Advisor

Ahmad is a UK registered pharmacist (GPhC no. 2086377) with a master's in Pharmacy. Having worked as a locum pharmacist in various multinational pharmacies, Ahmad then ventured into the world of medical information as a medical information officer at one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in the world.

Craving a job that involved project ownership and management led Ahmad into the commercial side of the pharmaceutical industry.