Ash Soni OBE, Adviser

Ash Soni OBE


Ash was the President of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society where he led the development of the strategic plan for 2016-2021 and chaired the Assembly. He is also an Executive Member of National Association of Primary Care and has over 30 years of experience as a practising pharmacist and pharmacy owner.

Lee Cowles, Board Director

Lee Cowles

Board Director

Lee supports the management team with strategy and governance. Lee is an experienced technology CEO having been part of the early team of Betfair and currently leading BoilerJuice. Prior to his tech career, Lee worked in manufacturing and as a marine engineer in the Royal Navy.

Benoit Wirz, Board Director

Benoit Wirz

Board Director

Ben is passionate about helping improve education through technology and runs the largest Ed tech investment fund in Europe.

Slava Kremerman, Zen Educate Co-founder & CEO

Slava Kremerman

Co-founder & CEO

Slava was a member of the Leadership Team at Nutmeg, one of the UK’s most successful technology startups. He has a passion for technology and believes it can be used to make a transformative difference in marketplaces. Slava currently focuses on steering the overall vision and values of the company.

Oren Cohen, Zen Educate Co-founder

Oren Cohen


Oren most recently ran the UK office of Optimizely, a prominent and highly-successful Silicon Valley technology company.

Alistair Holt, Engineer

Alistair Holt


Alistair has been building web-based applications and platforms for over 15 years. He has a passion for design, technology, and user experience. He combines these passions to create valuable, enjoyable, and useful products.

John Carroll, Product Designer

John Carroll

Product Designer

John is a User Experience Designer with a background primarily in FinTech and education, having worked at Nutmeg, Zopa and most recently Zen Educate. His main focus at Zen Locum is building and owning a product that benefits both stores and locums.

Jono Hey, Chief Product Officer

Jono Hey

Chief Product Officer

Jono is an experienced product manager and customer experience designer. He ran UX and design at Nutmeg and has studied and taught design and strategy in the UK and San Francisco.

Jude Ward, Account Manager

Jude Ward

Account Manager

Jude joins Zen Locum from the Operations team at Zen Educate. As the daughter and granddaughter of pharmacists, Jude has practically been brought up in a dispensary. She has 3 years experience as a qualified health care assistant and supervisor in pharmacies and is now tasked with ensuring stores have the locums they need.

Priya Lall, General Manager

Priya Lall

General Manager

Priya joins us from a top-tier management consultancy where she solved strategic challenges for companies across a range of industries including healthcare. Priya spends her time ensuring Zen Locum makes it as easy as possible for stores and locums to find each other.

Yehuda Simon, Account Manager

Yehuda Simon

Account Manager

Yehuda has worked with several start-ups, built an app, and volunteers as a Regional Coordinator for an international development program. He loves behavioural economics and using technology to make a difference in healthcare. Yehuda focuses on delivering excellent support to our pharmacies and opticians.

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