Making Healthcare Equitable
and Accessible to All
At Visionable, we strive for universal access to essential healthcare, eliminating disparities based on personal circumstances. With half of the global population facing limited healthcare and strained systems, we’re committed to creating a just future. Our mission is to bridge the gap, providing affordable, high-quality, and timely healthcare for all, promoting fairness and equity.

Unlocking the Future of Healthcare

We are revolutionising healthcare by enabling direct hospital-patient connections and seamless collaboration among healthcare teams across multiple locations.

Through close partnerships with teams globally, we strive to make this vision a reality for all. Leveraging advanced connectivity solutions, we empower healthcare providers to bridge accessibility gaps and deliver superior care to every individual, irrespective of location or financial constraints.

Our Team

We bring deep knowledge of healthcare systems, processes, and challenges. With our unique background within the NHS, we understand how technology can improve clinical care, making it more accessible and equitable. Through our advanced technology and experienced team, we transform clinical pathways and provide trusted advice based on an insider’s understanding of health systems.

Supported by a highly acclaimed Board and group of Advisors

Alan Lowe
CEO & Co-Founder

Alan began his career in healthcare at the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Rising quickly through the ranks, he was soon managing front-line services – and a staff of 200 – at London’s renowned St Mary’s Hospital, and then went on to lead the Service Improvement Program for NHS Westminster. This invaluable “in-the-trenches” experience gave Alan a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing public health in the UK. Nationally-recognised as an NHS leader and innovator, Alan pioneered the development of several clinical collaboration “firsts”, including breakthrough stroke and cancer services, which are still saving lives today. Since leaving the NHS, Alan has partnered extensively with global government health organisations and leading communications providers to identify new ways to design communications and collaboration in healthcare. He is proud to be leading an organization focused on enabling front-line staff to design the future for the NHS.

Lord Victor Adebowale, CBE
Chair & Co-Founder

Victor is a commercial and social entrepreneur who has devoted his career to building and leading organizations that improve the well-being of communities and people. Victor recently stepped down from the NHS England board after six years, and is now serving as a non-Executive board member for Nuffield Health, as well as for the British consumer co-operative Co-operative Group. He is a Visiting Professor and Chancellor at the University of Lincoln, holds numerous honorary doctorates, and also serves as a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. Victor has been Chief Executive of Turning Point, a health and social care organization, since 2001. In 2000, Victor was awarded the CBE in the New Year Honours List. In 2001, he was also appointed a cross bench member of the House of Lords. Victor believes technology has powerful potential to transform health and social care for all, and he’s excited to serve as the chairman of a company whose values are so closely aligned with those of the NHS.

Jon Swanson
Chief Scientific Officer

As Chief Scientific Officer, Jon is the architect of Visionable’s video collaboration suite. With extensive experience in networking, software design, hardware, and systems engineering, Jon has applied his broad scope of knowledge to communications methods, and is the inventor of 27 issued collaboration technology patents. He has held a wide range of positions in software development, quality assurance, enterprise network design and technical publishing. A native of New England, Jon has been researching and refining Visionable’s collaboration technology for many years, adapting to the needs of globally distributed industrial and educational applications. He is excited about continuing to innovate to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges.

Miguel Lopes
Chief Product Officer

Miguel started in 1999 as a software developer, and in 2002, he co-founded a network solution provider in West Africa. Further on, in 2007, he co-founded what would be the first Wi-Fi ISP in Cape Verde and the first company to offer high speed wireless Internet access to the general population at affordable prices and disrupt a 21-year local telecom monopoly. Over the next years Miguel launched and grew several Intelligent Hotspot, IoT, and Smart City products as Director of Technology at Ezelink Telecom. In 2015, Miguel accepted an invitation to join a startup in the Silicon Valley. Since then, Miguel has taken product leadership roles at companies such as Dialogic, Vidyo and Syniverse growing their market share by launching/managing products that deliver the best intersection point between real-time communications, collaboration, IoT, machine earning, and AI.


Miguel is also a Vice-Chair in the United Nations ESBN Women & Young Entrepreneurs Taskforce.

Elaine Fleat
Head of People and Culture

Elaine joined Visionable as Head of People & Culture in August 2021, after having supported us as a consultant since 2019.  Having worked with Alan and Victor for a couple of years, she was excited to come onboard and support our mission to change the face of healthcare globally.

Elaine started her HR career with Molex LLC, a global US-based electronics business.  From there she was headhunted to ITV plc, where she led the roll out of ITV plc’s Values across regions of the ITV News Group and the political bureau in London.

As a consultant, she worked with numerous startups and SMES, in a wide-variety of industries including SaaS, public relations, fund management, student housing and a high profile client in the music industry.  She also spent time onboard a number of Viking Cruise ships, working on a project specifically to improve with their employee culture.

Katie Pearce
Head of Finance

Katie has 8 years of experience at Medvivo & Doctorlink, overseeing finances for their NHS business unit. She excels in building and scaling finance teams, implementing efficient systems and processes. Katie enjoys strategic collaboration as part of the senior leadership team. Prior roles include work in accountancy and as an International Business Development accountant at Dyson.

Michelle Goodland
Michelle Goodlad
Head of Transformation

Michelle has over 15 years’ experience in product management and product marketing, working within the Health and Social care technology space.

Experienced in delivering innovation that enhances patient and provider experience through customer led engagement and insight Michelle now heads up our transformation team, working with our partners and customers to co-create and deliver technology led change at a care pathway level.

Currently responsible for driving and shaping the planning and delivery of our stroke solution across the UK and Europe.

Eric Poulin
Software Product Director

Eric has over 25 years’ experience in the tech industry with roles ranging from Network Engineer to DevOps Engineer.

He has been an integral part of Visionable since its inception and has consistently strived to enhance both the Visionable platform and the software development procedures.

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Leischa Warren-Brown
Technical Support Manager
Leischa has over 15 years’ experience in the IT Industry in various roles including Network Engineer, Team Leader roles, Continuous Improvement, and more recently managing a large 24/7 Network Operations Centre. During this time Leischa has driven her teams to deliver outstanding implementation and customer support to the likes of the NHS, Police, Government, Local Council, Education & Emergency Services, ensuring customers are always at the centre of all we do.  Before moving into a career of IT, Leischa worked in the NHS as a qualified Assistance Practitioner in Diagnostic Radiography, and her current role in Visionable heading up the IT and Customer Support teams allows her to combine this NHS experience and knowledge with her passion for delivering outstanding implementation and customer support as Visionable strive to transform how healthcare is delivered across the UK and globally.
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Allan Leighton
Deputy Chair

Allan started his career in Mars Confectionery as a Salesman in 1974.  He went on to join Pedigree Petfoods as Sales Director, Asda as Group Marketing Director and then Chief Executive. Following the sale of Asda to Wal-Mart, Allan was appointed the President and CEO of Wal-Mart Europe.

In November 2000 he left Asda Wal-Mart and developed a new work ethic – ‘Going Plural’ – as he took on non-executive director and non-executive chairman positions in a number of companies including, Scottish Power, Dyson Ltd, Cannons Group Ltd, Bhs Ltd, BSkyB Group plc, Selfridges & Co, PACE plc and the shoe retailer Office.

Allan joined the Royal Mail as company Chairman in 2002. He was President of Loblaw Companies ltd from April 2008 and was Deputy Chairman at George Weston Ltd (Holding company of Loblaw) from 2000.

In August 2010, Allan was appointed Chairman of the Danish jewellery company Pandora and took over as Chief Executive in July 2013. In 2014 he was appointed Chairman of Entertainment One Ltd and in February 2015 Allan took on the role as the first independent non-executive Chairman of the Co-operative Group, Allan’s appointment marks a key point in the turnaround strategy of the group.

As well as his position at the Co-operative Group Allan is currently, Chairman of Element Materials Technology, Chairman of Allbright, Chairman of Northern Bloc, NE Chairman of Simba Sleep, Chairman of Brewdog, and in September 2019 was appointed Chairman of the leading global fashion retail business C & A AG, and November 2020 was appointed Chairman of Pizza Express. 

Allan has also been the Chairman at Race for Opportunity and Business in the community, as well as Business Ambassador for HRH the Prince of Wales.

He has an Honorary Degree from Cranfield University, an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Lancashire in recognition of his outstanding achievements in Business, Doctor of  Letters from York St John University, as well as attending the Advanced Management Programme (AMP) at Harvard University.

Allan is also Vice Patron of Breast Cancer Care.

Rachel Dunscombe

Rachel Dunscombe is the CEO of the NHS Digital Academy leading learning in Digital Health for England and Scotland and is a director of OpenEHR CIC. She is also a visiting Professor at Imperial College Medical School as well as Director of Digital for Salford Royal/NCA NHS Group. Rachel serves on the international advisory board of KLAS and is founding CHIME ambassador in the UK and Chair of the HIMSS UK advisory board. She ranked #8 on CIO Magazine’s CIO 100 list in 2018 as well as Talent Unleashed’s most disruptive CIO in Europe 2016.

Mike Farrar CBE, FRCP, FRCGP, MD

Mike brings deep expertise in NHS and global healthcare, with 15 years’ experience as an NHS Chief Executive, leader of the North West England Strategic Health Authority, and subsequently, as Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation. He currently leads his own consultancy, playing a significant role in shaping and implementing local and global policy and change. Mike’s clients include PwC, the NHS, RCGP and the Pharma and Med tech sectors. In 2005, Mike was awarded the CBE for his services to the NHS, as well as honorary fellowships at the Royal College of GPs, the Royal College of Physicians and the University of Central Lancashire. Mike also chairs the Positive Practice Mental Health Collaborative, and is a board member of the Charity Bank Advisory Board and Vincent Housing Association.

Richard Pursey
Non-Executive Director

A seasoned entrepreneur, Richard has successfully built, grown and sold several technology companies in the services and software sectors. He has a passion for developing businesses with strong social impact, and brings 25 years’ experience leading fast-growth companies from early start-up stage to internationally dominant businesses with the power to change the lives of many around the world. Richard has held board-level roles at a variety of organizations, including his position at NED for an NHS Primary Care Trust (Berkshire West), where he saw firsthand the imbalance between availability of specialist clinicians and the demand for emergency care. A Visionable board member and adviser, Richard is confident that Visionable’s solution will significantly improve the efficiency and effectiveness of health services on a global scale.

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Dr Zoe Wiliams

Dr Zoe Williams (MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP), is a practicing NHS GP in London, recently named on the Pulse Power 50 list as one of the most influential GPs in the country. Zoe has served as a National Advisor for Public Health England, an RCGP Clinical Champion, and is the founder of the non-profit organisation Fit4LifeCIC, as well as a director and founding member of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. Zoe also serves as resident GP on ITV’s popular daytime show This Morning, as well as BBC programs including Horizon and Trust Me, I’m a Doctor. Zoe is inspired by Visionable’s mission, and pleased to play a role in their work to better connect doctors to each other, and to their patients.

Rachel Murphy

Rachel brings 20 years of digital and IT experience at Big 5 consulting firms including PWC, KPMG and Accenture. She has focused extensively in healthcare, in her role leading patient-facing transformation for the NHS, as well as currently as CEO at Difrent, a professional services consultancy, where her clients have included the NHS, Public Health England, World Health Organisation, DWP and HMPPS. Rachel joined Visionable because she shares Visionable’s values and ambition to put healthcare truly in the hands of patients, and she believes Visionable is well-poised to do so.