The Team Behind TORTUS

Meet our dedicated team of scientists, engineers and clinicians, working together to eliminate human error in healthcare and save lives. Interested in joining our journey? Have a look at our Careers page for current openings.

Dr Dom Pimenta MD


Internal Medicine Physician – MBBS (UCL) MRCP (RCPLondon) with sixteen years clinical experience, previous founder, author and AI healthcare academic

Christopher Tan MEng


MEng (UCL), ML Engineer, previous applied AI founder and ML in Healthcare researcher.

Sal Khalil MEng

Founding Engineer

Mathematical Computation MEng (UCL), Software Engineer, former Data Scientist at the Financial Conduct Authority

Davide Locatelli MRes MSc

Founding ML Engineer

MRes (UPF), MSc (ICL), ML Engineer, former ERC Graduate Research Fellow at UPC Barcelona

Jasmine Balloch MSc

Chief of Staff

Biochemist (UCL & LSHTM) specialised in commercialisation, formerly Product at Entrepreneur First

Justin Windle BA

Principal Engineer

Creative Technologist, Software Engineer, UX/UI Lead Developer, formerly Google Creative Lab and Spotify

Merton Lansley MSc

Software Engineer

Artificial Intelligence and Adaptive Systems MSc, Full stack Engineer, formerly at Otta and Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Hafsa Ahmedi MEng

Product and Operations Manager

Background in product and operations management in health tech startups and management consultancy, Chemical Engineering (MEng)

Nina MontaƱa Brown MSci

Machine Learning Engineer

PhD candidate (UCL) in AI for Surgery (NeurIPS, MICCAI), formerly Research Scientist in various health-tech startups

Magda Dubois PhD

Data Scientist

Computational cognitive neuroscientist (UCL PhD) and biomedical engineer (Imperial College MSc, EPFL BSc).

Micaela Dato BA (Hons)

Personal Assistant to the CEO

Over 10 years experience in office management and PA within both established companies and startups.

Eric Jang

Chief Scientific Advisor

VP of AI at 1X Technologies. Former senior machine learning research scientist at Google Brain. Co-lead for the Google Brain Moonshot team that produced SayCan.

Chris Mairs, CBE

Board Advisor

Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Churchill College, Cambridge. Co-founder and CTO of Metaswitch Network. Former chairman of Magic Pony Technology, acquired by Twitter in 2016.

Rob Bishop

Board Advisor

Founder of Magic Pony Technology, acquired by Twitter in 2016. Ex-director of ML at Twitter. Venture partner at Entrepreneur First.

Lord David Prior

Angel Investor

Former parliamentary under-secretary for Health. Former chair of NHS England. Member of the House of Lords.

Dr Sarah Gebauer MD

Clinical Advisor

US-based experienced hospital leader and health tech consultant with a background in AI and informatics

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