Advisory Team

Ratan Daryani, Investor & Business Advisor

An entrepreneur with a senior executive corporate background, Ratan brings in considerable knowledge and experience of startup businesses, strategic evaluation, restructuring, turn-around planning and execution. With his wealth of strategic, financial, business experiences, and contacts across many industries Ratan is acting as a Business Advisor to the benefit of developing and executing SymlConnect’s growth strategy.

Chris James, Business Advisor

Initially appointed under the Welsh Government’s new ‘High Potential Growth Entrepreneur programme’ Chris has been involved with SymlConnect’s growth during the past years. Chris has owned software companies, has partnered with 3i for investments and has the experience of selling the company later to form his own consultancy firm.

Shilpa Chedda, Chartered Accountant, Partner KLSA, London

Financial Advisor & Company Accountant, Over 35 years of business accounting experience. Shilpa has been closely related with SymlConnect since its formation and supports the financial structure of the company, giving advice and guidance.

Debi Marriott-Lavery: Places for people

Debi joined the SymlConnect team bringing with her significant experience both within the NHS and business world.

Advisors for specific projects:

Prof Richard Picking, Glyndwr University

Director of Glyndwr University Centre for Creative and Applied Research for the Digital Society (C.A.R.D.S.). Chair: British Computer Society (BCS) Health in Wales.

Mr Chris Lynton-Moll, HL7 Consultant

Standards, interoperability.

Professor David Ford, Director

eHealth Industries Innovation Centre (ehi2). Health Informatics Research Labs (HIRL). Co-Director, Health Information Research Unit (HIRU).

Professor Steve Bain, Clinical Lead for Diabetes Research Network, Swansea University

Leads a diabetes research team; R&D Director for ABMU. Leads the Commission’s report on National DNA DB Strategy Board & member of NDNAD ethics group.