Co-Founder & CEO
John has a 30 year career in strategic leadership of global brands, corporate business development and commercial partnership at various publishing and marketing services agencies.
John is a specialist in collaboration and co-development, sales and marketing, experience design and value creation. He will work with investors, stakeholders, policy makers and customers to deliver the vison of The Future of Animal Health.
John prefers cats and racehorses but loves animals of all kinds. He has been vegetarian since his teens.
Co-Founder & CIO
Peter is an experienced agnostic, agile delivery leader with a 15 year background in machine learning and AI, principally developing products, managing application development, building document management and workflow systems. He has managed remote and co-located teams across APAC, ME, UK, EU and Australasia. His technical experience and network drives Chordata product and technical development.
Peter is a pet obsessed beagle owner and co-founder of Bauwow, the UK’s largest pet social networking app.
Co-Founder & COO
Alastair’s 20 year career includes leadership roles in sustainability, Internet of Things, smart cities and public health. Alastair spent three years working with farms in SW England on an initiative to introduce sustainable energy, waste and water management. At Chordata, Alastair will establish operating practices and lead engagement with supply chain and production partners. He will manage worldwide operations and establish finance, legal, ops and sustainability teams.
Alastair has recently become the proud owner of two cats on behalf of his insistent daughters.
Data & Technology Infrastructure
Aaron is an experienced solutions architect and team leader, with over 12 years’ experience in hosted and on premises data analytics platforms. He has been involved in whole project lifecycles from pre-sales to delivery, for clients around the world. He is adept with new evaluating new technologies and finding solutions for complex data requirements from multi-vendor platforms. For Chordata Aaron will develop and manage our technology and data infrastructure ensuring security, scalability and robust performance.Read more Read less
Giuseppe is an experienced global compliance and technical product delivery manager with over 10 years’ experience in testing and manufacturing environments. He is a published technical writer and translator of European standards. For Chordata he will identify and communicate regulatory and compliance best practises with commercial considerations that drive marketing scope and revenue and manage technical product projects.Read more Read less
People & Talent
Dipo is a people leader with over 15 years in leadership and business process improvement. He has been instrumental in designing and implementing human resource infrastructure at large organisations and start- ups. He has experience in a wide variety of sectors and has managed people/talent teams in rapidly scaling businesses in multiple countries across the globe. His knowledge of people, culture and talent infrastructure will strategically build and scale Chordata teams across the globe.Read more Read less
Professor Jasmeet Kaler
Professor of Epidemiology and Precision Livestock Informatics, University of Nottingham
Professor David Church
Deputy Principal, Royal Veterinary College
Dr Matt Leach
Animal Sciences Group Lead, University of Newcastle
Professor Lucy Asher
School of Natural and Environmental Studies, University of Newcastle
Dr Chris Tuffnell
Past Chair of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Practising vet
Dr Tim Potter
Senior Clinical Director, WestPoint Farm Vets, Co-founder of the National Youngstock Association
Vice President, Alltech
Founding Partner, PHIL Ventures (investment arm of PETstock)
Business developer, Fraunhofer IZM
Managing Director, CareWhere