There's a small and hard-working team behind Health Foundry. Read more about them below and don't be afraid to say hello!


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Nicky Johnston
Programmes Manager

Nicky brings experience in social enterprise, startup management and innovation. With lived experience of severe ill health, Nicky is driven to use her skills in communications, operations and culture to improve health and wellbeing for all. 

Connect with Nicky on Twitter and email.


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Dr Neha Tanna
Healthcare Connector

Neha is a founding partner of innersight - focused on improving surgical planning for renal patients. Neha is a driven healthcare professional, with an aptitude for business and deep understanding of the Life Sciences and healthcare industry. Keen to encourage and enhance innovation, strategy and entrepreneurship to bring the best quality care to patients globally.

Neha is responsible for the member programmes and events, innovation and member support. Connect with Neha via email


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Tim Ahrensbach
Project Director 

Tim founded the Health Foundry in 2016 and is the current Project Director responsible for overall strategy and management. Tim has 8 years of experience in creating incubators and collaborative workspaces for startups and has delivered projects in more than 10 countries. 

Connect with Tim on Twitter or via SuperWork 


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Sara El Sheekh
Part- time Host 

Sara El Sheekh, part time Host at the Health Foundry. Sara has a background in organising cultural events, theatre, interpreting and hospitality. Here to help with the day to day running of the Health Foundry, answer queries and support members in their use of the space.

Connect with Sara on email