Meet The Team
Chairman - Advisory Board
LORD ANTHONY ST JOHN OF BLETSO
Lord Anthony St John of Bletso is a Crossbench/Independent Member of the House of Lords, he was brought up in South Africa, where he qualified as a solicitor. After completing his Masters in Law at London University, he worked as legal counsel for Shell and then an oil analyst/specialist sales for several institutions in the City, including Merrill Lynch, focusing on Sub-Saharan African and the Far East. He is currently Chairman of Strand Hanson and Integrated Diagnostic Holdings plc and serves on the board of several public and private companies and has recently become a member of the House of Lords Ad Hoc Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence. His specialist interests are cyber security, financial services and life sciences. Since 1998 he has served as Extra Lord in Waiting to HM The Queen and is a Trustee of 6 charities, mostly focused on education and wildlife conservation.
Raja Sharif is the Founder and CEO of FarmaTrust. He is driving the company’s vision and mission of protecting the vulnerable by eliminating deadly counterfeit medications on a global scale. Raja has managed a number of technology and media projects worldwide for some of the best known brands, including British Telecom and Al Jazeera. He is a Barrister by background, having worked as General Counsel and company secretary managing legal affairs, risk and good corporate governance.
As COO of FarmaTrust, Peter is planning, coordinating and managing the company’s strategic business operations towards achieving the vision and mission of protecting the vulnerable by eliminating deadly counterfeit medications on a global scale. Before joining the board of FarmaTrust, Peter has successfully created and grown businesses, realised value through trade sales and been involved in a Management Buy In (MBI) of Guardian IT which later resulted in a full market flotation on the London Stock Exchange. He is familiar with obligations of operating a company, directors duties and holds a number of Chairman and Non-executive directorships of technology companies.
Business Development Director
Mike has been involved in IT since 1979 having started as a graduate trainee with Burroughs Machines; the number two global IT business at that time. Over the years he has held director level roles at the likes of AIM Limited a legal systems house, Guardian iT a disaster recovery provider which following an MBI went onto a successful full listing on the LSE, The Bladder and Bowel Community who provide an information service to their 3 million online visitors per annum, FarmaTrust the leading track and trace & clinical trial data solution provider to the health sector.
Shahnawaz is a senior technologist with over 21 years of IT experience in managing, architecting, designing and developing software applications across Financial Services, Investment Banking, Shipping & Logistics and Government projects. He has been involved in blockchain for a number of years. Shahnawaz has a visionary ability to solve complex solutions using Blockchain, Social, Cloud, Mobile, AI and Big Data. Recently he successfully launched HD bitcoin wallet and blockchain platform, showcased via nTrust.com. He also delivered global bitcoin trading platform earlier this year.He also has a number of patents including patent rights assigned: ``Secure Multiparty loss resistant Storage and Transfer of Cryptographic Keys for blockchain.
Business Development Executive
Over 25 years of sales and business development experience with mid to larger enterprise organizations throughout EMEA. Extensive Account Management experience within IT/Software, Knowledge Management, Life Sciences/Healthcare and FMCG industries. Supporting markets as well as manufacturers, distributors, packagers, dispensers within Healthcare to meet global government regulations, track and trace products throughout supply chains, and enhance consumer and patient safety with IT solutions. Interacting with French and Swiss National Medicine Verification Organization members including Industry associations, Pharmacist and Hospital unions, Wholesalers and Ministry of Health to implement European Falsified Medicine Directive. Highly skilled in business development, prospect and customer relationship management.
Data Strategy Lead
Najib Rehman has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 20 years, 16.5 of which were at Pfizer in increasingly senior roles. His experience in the industry has centred on commercial data and analytics across multiple regions to support senior stakeholders, ranging from leading large scale big budget enterprise programmes to overseeing the piloting and roll out of newer cutting edge and innovative data and analytical capabilities. In recent years he has becoming increasingly involved with understanding how regulation such as FMD and GDPR will increasingly impact the commercial & operational efficiency of the pharmaceutical industry to conduct business in an already highly regulated sector. He has been a strong advocate of the latest enabling technologies and processes to solve these challenges to create new value propositions for the health sector. For rest and relaxation and to recharge his batteries he likes to ride bikes and coach the younger members of his local cycling club.
Jeffrey Middelbos is the community manager for FarmaTrust. He manages bitcointalk, Reddit and Telegram channels as well as ICO communications. By background Jeffrey is an IT engineer and works for the `Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam`. Jeffrey is an enthusiastic member of the crypto community and is active on several crypto related forums. He has significant understanding of how cryptocurrencies work and also the importance of transparency and trust between the crypto community.
Ana brings with over ten years experience coordinating and managing operations in large commercial facilities in Germany and the Middle East. Its her job to make sure FarmaTrust is running a smooth and efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of our customers and clients.
As FarmaTrust's UI/UX designer, Jess is working on the design of the FarmaTrust website, the ZOI platform and both the iOS and Android App. She will be taking each of these digital platforms from concept through to execution to create innovative and user friendly services.
Business Development Executive
Chris started his IT career twenty years ago as a Contractor, working in Y2K Compliance and technical support for diverse blue-chip clients. He then joined Fujitsu Services/ICL where he worked in technical support on large and complex PFI Projects with high security clearance for clients such as HMRC, the Home Office and NHS. He was also responsible for Health and Safety Management and the Corporate Environmental Compliance team at the Manchester site. In addition, he was involved in the development of a Training programme for technical teams. Chris then spent several years in Education within both the primary and secondary sector, ensuring the development of the IT and Languages Curriculum across schools.
Arnab is one of the leading advocates and member of Global Blockchain healthcare community, He is committed to driving strategy for the success of Blockchain technology & Home health best use cases. He was elected member of Beta Kappa Chi (National Scientific honor Society, USA). Actively involved in the Blockchain Task Force, HIMSS, USA. He also serves as a Advisory Board Member of IoT Health slam, NY, USA. He has consulted with Healthcare and medical device clients internationally on market readiness, innovative data analytics, and consumer engagement solutions. Arnab is a valuable asset to the FarmaTrust team in his role as Strategic Advisor. Arnab is looking to ensure the Pharmaceutical and the Healthcare sector deliver effective improvements in patient care and realise substantial supply chain efficiencies by implementing FarmaTrust solutions.
David has over 17 years of experience in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device manufacturing, specializing in complex Manufacturing IT projects - with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Serialization being a key focus. David is passionate about patient safety and has driven successful business transformational projects for major Pharmaceutical companies globally.
Advisory Board Member
Anders has worked for two decades to create the emerging technologies of 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G and IOT in 10 diﬀerent countries for Ericsson Group (NASDAQ: ERIC) and today the 7.8 billion mobile subscriptions exceed the world population. He has held various CTO roles and the role of Vice President for Mobile Broadband in Southeast Asia & Oceania with billions of dollars yearly sales responsibility. Anders is now dedicated to taking Crypto to same scale as telecom. At allcoinWiki, he has built the crypto master database and as ICO Advisor, Anders has been voted to Top 5 Blockchain Advisor in the world . He holds his own patents and since 11 years old, he has loved to 1 code. Anders is Swedish, has a beautiful wife and three young children.
Advisory Board Member
When Joakim completed the delivery of a 500 team member strong project, he gave a T-shirt to each of the 500 team members that said: “Everything is Possible”. This is Joakim. That project was the major delivery to AT&T in California and THE BIG ONE for Ericsson Group (NASDAQ: ERIC) that year, delivered on time, which everyone stated was impossible. Joakim Holmer joined the Ericsson Group right after school and it was his passion for communication and travel that made Ericsson an easy choice. The initial years as mobile comms software engineer were followed by 15 years in various technical leadership positions around the world. Later Joakim has also worked with Software System Sales. With hunger to develop that included everything from Mobile App start-ups to RedHat, SAP and Cisco. Joakim is Swedish and now lives with his family in Byron Bay (north of Sydney), Australia. His great passion for Kitesurﬁng and sunny climate brought him there. Together with Anders he has started the next big venture. Let’s see where allcoinWiki will take him next!
Advisory Board Member
Stephen Cole is a well known international television news anchor for almost three decades. He has conducted network interviews with Presidents, Prime Ministers and film stars. He hosted and produced the Oscars Special programme on BBC World for six years. Stephen successfully launched 4 of the world's main news channels, Sky News, CNN International, BBC World and Al Jazeera International. Stephen is also Chairman and Moderator at World Economic Forum at Davos, Eurasian Media Forum in Astana and the World Science Forum. Stephen is a judge at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, a Board member of the Global Thinkers Forum and a former Director of the world-famous Premiership London Welsh rugby club. He is currently Chairman of the Institute of Diplomacy and Business.
Advisory Board Member
PROFESSOR TIMOTHY MACKEY
Tim Ken Mackey is the Director of the Global Health Policy Institute, an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Global Public Health at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and is the Director for Healthcare Research & Policy at UC San Diego Extension. He holds a BA in Political Science-International Relations, a Masters Degree in Health Policy & Law and also earned his PhD in Global Public Health from the joint doctoral program at UC San Diego - San Diego State University.