Our Awesome Team

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Meet the people who made it possible

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Dr Abdullah Albeyatti

MBBS BSc MRCS (ENT)

Dr Albeyatti graduated from Imperial College London as a doctor in 2011. He has always had a passion for innovation and problem solving and has developed solutions to inefficiencies he found whilst working in the UK National Health Service.

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In February 2016 he co-founded Medicalchain, initially as Discharge Summary – an application used in hospitals to generate accurate medical reports on patients, before they are discharged. Dr Albeyatti’s career in medicine started with surgical training in London and has moved on to general practice with a view to continuing his ENT passion and furthering his management aspirations. He continues to work in Accident and Emergency to sharpen his clinical skill set.

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Mo Tayeb

BSc, MBA

Co-founder of Medicalchain and blockchain enthusiast – Tayeb is an internet entrepreneur, investor and has previously founded technology, finance and e-commerce companies. Mo has tremendous experience in the eCommerce sector.

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In 2010 he headed up the development side of morethan.com, one of the UK’s largest personal insurers. During his time there, Mo architected and developed a system to drive down online fraud, saving the company over £40 million. Prior to that, Mo ran a boutique consultancy business in the field of mobile web and application development. Together with his brother & co-founder, they own over 8 games and utility applications on the Apple and Google Play apps market, with over 10 million downloads.Mo actively invests in technology companies. As well being a Partner in Hearn Capital, he is also a Non-Executive Director on the board of Salic (UK), an agricultural investment company. Mo has a degree in eCommerce from Brunel University and an Executive MBA from University of Oxford.

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Jay Povey

BSc

Self taught programmer and blockchain evangelist, programming for 7+ years. BA(Hons) from Buckinghamshire New University, UK. Jay joined Medicalchain to help create a world class blockchain platform for electronic health records.

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Previously worked on forex trading algorithm using deep learning / pattern recognition techniques. Jay has had a keen interest in blockchain since 2014, learning the ins and outs of the technology and is very excited about the future of blockchain.

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Robert Miller

BSc

Robert has been a blockchain enthusiast since 2011 and started a bitcoin club at his local college. He has worked with multiple successful startups, completed industry research with the Mayo Clinic and lead a team to conduct medical research.

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Recently, he ran IT operations and data analytics for the world’s largest student conference on Venture Capital.

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Natalie Furness

‌BSc

Natalie is a successful clinical operation and project manager who has over 10 years’ experience, working in UK health and social care. Natalie began her career working with patients as a healthcare assistant, whilst studying for her BSc in Physiotherapy.

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Graduating as a physiotherapist in 2009, Natalie progressed quickly to become a clinical specialist and moved on to study a Masters in Leadership and Management in Healthcare. Natalie discovered her passion for improving electronic health records in 2014, receiving a distinction for her MSc health informatics project. The success of this paper led her to advise on healthcare data management systems, for NHS and private health providers. Natalie has completed further studies in communications including; neuro-linguistic programming, coaching and motivational interviewing, which she utilizes to influence change in healthcare settings. Natalie has been awarded a scholarship in both business enterprise and creative arts and currently sits on the executive board for TEDx Reading to further her knowledge and expand her professional business network.

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Emma Whitford

‌BSc

Emma Whitford is a journalist with a background in business reporting and an interest in covering healthcare, technology, and local politics. Before joining the Medicalchain team to work communications and PR, she worked as a reporter for the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

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She draws her communications experience from a variety of reporting and editing roles as well as time spent working on voter outreach during the 2016 Election.

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Andy Yee

BEng MEng MA

Andy Yee is a technology policy expert. He is currently a Public Policy Director for Visa in Greater China, handling policy issues related to digital payments, economic growth and financial inclusion. Prior to Visa, he served for four years as a Public Policy Analyst for Google in Asia Pacific.

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He is a University College London (UCL) Centre for Blockchain Technologies Research Fellow, and a Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) 2017 Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) International Fellow.

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Dr Stewart Southey

‌MBBCh FRCA MBA

Experienced clinician, eHealth and blockchain enthusiast leveraging insights from medical practice and strategic consulting experience to add value to healthcare companies. Dr Southey graduated from medical school in South Africa and then moved to the UK in 1999.

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He has experience in general medicine, accident and emergency medicine and Intensive care and is a consultant anaesthetist having trained in Wessex. He has been a consultant since November 2008.

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Dr Ivan Guevara

‌Ph.D., LL.M., M.Phil.

Dr Ivan Guevara is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer with extensive experience in business facilitation and the structuring of complex commercial contracts. He has more than 25 years relevant experience in the area of international business and has held senior positions both as general counsel and company director in organisations related to sustainable agriculture, land management and carbon emissions trading.

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He has also held positions as senior consultant for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the European Commission in the area of financial regulation developing guidelines for a variety of regulated markets. Dr Guevara holds a Ph.D. in Corporate Law and an M.Phil. in Latin American Studies from Cambridge University. He also obtained an LL.M. in International Business Legal Studies from Exeter University in the UK. He originally graduated as an attorney at law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota where he also obtained a post-graduate degree in Financial laws from Los Andes University. His holds both British and Colombian citizenship and he has been based in the UK for the last 20 years.

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Eddy Travia

‌‌BSc
Coinsilium

Eddy Travia is a pioneer investor in blockchain technology startups and the CEO of Coinsilium, a London-based venture builder, accelerator and investor in early-stage blockchain technology companies. Coinsilium shares are traded on NEX Exchange in London (NEX:COIN). 

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In Summer 2013, after several years managing a private equity fund in Greater China, Eddy co-founded Seedcoin, the world’s first global incubator of digital currency startups and, in May 2014, was named among the ‘Top three Most Influential Investors’ at the Blockchain Awards.

Eddy has led early-stage investments in 17 blockchain companies around the world. He also regularly delivers keynote speeches on blockchain and advises corporates and financial regulators.

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Dominik Zynis

‌WINGS and Mastercoin / Omni

Co-founder of the WINGS Foundation and involved in the digital currency sector since 2012. Before coming to WINGS, he served as Head of Communications for one of the world’s first Bitcoin 2.0 platforms, Mastercoin / Omni.

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He was previously an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley where he co-founded State Software in 2001, which was responsible for specification of JSON and the JSON libraries in use on the Internet today. While in California he also worked for Oracle and Siemens in various roles and was also the Director of Chloregy, specialized in corporate social responsibility and business sustainability technologies and practices. He believes decentralized cryptographic systems can enable systemic resilience, independence and freedom.

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Professor Robert C. Miller, MD

MBA FASTRO FRSA FRSM

Robert Miller is a physician-scientist at the Mayo Clinic, where he has practiced since completing his residency in radiation oncology in 1998. Robert has served at Mayo in a series of senior leadership roles involving practice administration, care standardization, and research across the Mayo enterprise.

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He also has been the national primary investigator of four successful cooperative group randomized controlled trials funded by the US National Institutes Health. His current research focus is on the use of data analytics and bioinformatics to demonstrate care value. He is currently Chair of the Bioinformatics track for the American Society of Radiation Oncology’s Annual Meetings for 2017 and 2018. Robert received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1993 from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Oxford University in 2013.

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Dr Dominik Schlosshan

‌‌LRCP LRCS LRCPS MRCP MD

Dr Schlosshan is a consultant cardiologist with special interest in cardiac imaging and heart valve disease. He is clinical lead for one of the largest echocardiography departments and valve clinics in the UK.

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He is a key member of the specialist valve team at the Leeds General Infirmary providing advanced imaging for patients with heart valve disease and novel heart valve procedures such as trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). He participates in clinical trials looking at new technologies to treat heart valve disease. Dr Schlosshan completed his undergraduate training in Germany and came to the UK in 1997.

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Paolo Barrai

‌Cryptolab S.A, Eidoo, Bitmax and Cryptopolis

Paolo is an Investor and entrepreneur in the blockchain Arena. Co-founder of Cryptolab S.A. an Investment Advisory company for institutional investors and a provider of a financial report on the Cryptocurrency market – www.bigbit.club.

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He is also Co-founder of EIDOO, a project dedicated to creating an effective blockchain-to-human interface that simplifies the interaction between users and blockchain-based assets. Eidoo is also a decentralized Exchange and Market where users will be able to exchange token and generic goods/ services in a decentralized way. Paolo was responsible for raising most of the 24 million during the first phase of the ICO. He is also the Co-Founder of Bitmax.ch a regulated cryptocurrency exchange based in Switzerland and is the Ideator and member of Cryptopolis, a Swiss non profit association based in Chiasso whose aim is to unite and consolidate the blockchain community between Italy and Switzerland.

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Richard Hadfield

‌BSc MBA

Richard currently manages a large portfolio of investments at Barclays Bank in Monaco. Richard is responsible for constructing and managing bespoke multi-asset portfolios for Ultra High Net Worth Individuals, Banks, and Family Offices.
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Vincent Biret-Chaussat

‌BSc
Blockchain Advisor

Vincent is a full stack developer with a BSc from Epitech University, France. He has spent the majority of his career developing and implementing scalable infrastructure for a range of implications: from some of the worlds largest data centres to building enterprise-grade complex distribution systems from scratch.

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His specialist areas are system architecture and security. He has extensive knowledge of blockchains algorithms (POS and POW) as well as experience in optimisation of mining algorithms. Vincent has participated in multiple cryptocurrency-based projects including high frequency trading and ICO investing.

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