Core Team

Dr Sabarna Mukhopadhyay

Dr Sabarna Mukhopadhyay, Founder, CEO – PhD, CIET, Distinction in Management Diploma.

Over 20 years of experience in managing international multidisciplinary collaboration activities. With a strong background in R&D (academia & industry), UK healthcare management, interpersonal & business development skills, Sabarna has developed working relationships with existing UK clinical providers and health care organisations for commercialisation. She has been chosen in a Welsh Government’s programme of ‘high growth potential entrepreneur’ and is poised to lead the company to its goals.

Dr Sushrut Mehta

Dr Sushrut Mehta, Founder, CTO

Over 25 years of expert experience in all aspects of Information Communication Technology product development, a strong background in international R&D, Sushrut has collaborated with and co-ordinated product development between trans-global, multicultural IT teams for over 10 years. Managed Projects ranges from $300 thousand to $2.0 million, with user base ranging from 30 thousand to several hundred thousand, these systems cover Los Angeles County and the State of California, USA. Sushrut leads the Swansea based team on all aspects of technology developments, standardisations, security and encryption of confidential data, and liaise with the appropriate technology leads with partnering organisations to ensure compliance and governance in all the software offered.

Dr Dipen Mukhopadhyay

Dr Dipen Mukhopadhyay, Founder, Director

Specialist GP: expertise in Obstetrics, Mental Health & Substance Misuse. Dipen lends his significant experience and clinical expertise to SymlConnect as a Clinical Director.

Harvey Shulma

Harvey Shulma, LLB & LLM

Director, Investor via Seed Mentors SEIS scheme – a highly experienced Consultant and business man undertaking a wide variety of nwork, mainly property based, specialised in Company Law, Tax and Intellectual Property and managed portfolios of multi-million pounds in various stages of his career. Harvey was awarded ‘Best BES of the Year’ by the BES Association and received this from the then Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Peter Lilley, at the Grosvenor House. Currently acts as a Consultant of two law firms and is the CEO of Seed Mentors. As a director in SymlConnect, Harvey advices on critical decision making and strategic policies to ensure stable yet substantial progress of the company.

Qi Zhang

Qi Zhang: Director

Within her short career span, Qi Zhang has worked on and led some highly competitive projects in the same industry vertical as SymlConnect, in a market that is on the growth path for the company. Her academic record includes a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Masters Degree in Mathematical Finance from Loughborough University, UK. She is now enrolled for her ACCA in Professional Level

Debi Marriott-Lavery

Debi Marriott-Lavery: Director

Debi joined the SymlConnect board bringing with her significant experience both within the NHS and business world.

Chris James

Chris James, Business Advisor 

Initially appointed under the Welsh Government’s new ‘High Potential Growth Entrepreneur programme’ Chris has been involved with SymlConnect’s growth during the past years. Chris has owned software companies, has partnered with 3i for investments and has the experience of selling the company later to form his own consultancy firm.

Shilpa Chedda

Shilpa Chedda, Chartered Accountant, Partner KLSA, London

Financial Advisor & Company Accountant, Over 35 years of business accounting experience. Shilpa has been closely related with SymlConnect since its formation and supports the financial structure of the company, giving advice and guidance.