Meet the team

We are a growing team of experts, including scientists, researchers, doctors, lawyers, designers, developers, and business people. All on a mission to educate, empower and help you be #ReProductive. We all bring our individual skill sets together to ensure that we can provide entirely tailored, accessible, affordable, and high-quality at-home health testing.

We are the Hertili-team.

Dr Helen O’Neill
Dr Helen O’Neill

CEO, Founder

BSc (hons), MSc, PhD

Dr Helen is a lecturer in reproductive and molecular genetics and a leading expert in reproductive science. She has a Masters in Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine and a PhD in Stem Cell Biology from UCL. Her research focuses on pre-implantation embryo development and the use of CRISPR genome editing to assess understanding and treatment of disorders of infertility.

Dr Natalie Getreu
Dr Natalie Getreu

COO, Co-Founder

BSc (hons), MSc, PhD

Dr Natalie is an ovarian biologist with expertise in bringing scientific discovery to clinical practice. She has a Masters in Reproductive Science and Women’s Health and a PhD in Fertility Preservation from UCL. Her research focuses on ovarian tissue freezing, which allows women facing cancer treatment to be able to preserve their fertility.

Deirdre O’Neill
Deirdre O’Neill

CCO, Co-Founder

BCL (hons), MA

Deirdre is our Chief Commercial & Legal Officer. She is a dual-qualified lawyer in England and Ireland and has worked in corporate law for a number of years. She has a masters in Medical Law from King’s College London. Deirdre is head of corporate strategy and deals with legal, scaling, and business operations.

Dr Srdjan Saso
Dr Srdjan Saso

Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Cancer Surgeon

MRCS MRCOG DIPM PhD

Dr Srdjan Saso is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Cancer Surgeon at Imperial College NHS Trust. Currently a co-investigator at the UK Uterine Transplantation team, he also sits on the Scientific Board of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

I can help you with:
  • General gynaecology queries
  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Gynaecological surgeries
  • Pelvic ultrasounds
  • Fertility preservation
Dr Benjamin Jones
Dr Benjamin Jones

Consultant Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist

MBChB BSc (Hons) MRCOG PhD

Dr. Jones is an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist with a focus on reproductive medicine, uterus transplantation and social egg freezing. He has worked at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea, Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospitals, and IVI London.

I can help you with:
  • Egg-freezing referrals and care plans
  • IVF referrals and care plans
  • Trying to conceive over 6 months
  • Gynaecological surgery
  • Hormonal symptoms
Dr. Oluremi Mogekwu
Dr. Oluremi Mogekwu

Clinician

MSc, MBBS, MRCOG

Dr. Remi Mogekwu is an Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist registrar with a Master's in Reproductive Science and Women's Health from University College London. She is specialising in cervical and vulval disorders. Finally, she has a passion for patient education and empowerment.

Dr. Olivia Dunscombe
Dr. Olivia Dunscombe

Clinical Advisor

MbChB BSc

Dr Olivia Dunscombe is an obstetrics and gynaecology registrar, with a special interest in psychosexual medicine and maternal medicine (caring for women with medical conditions that are trying for a pregnancy). She has experience working with women at all stages in their reproductive life cycle and uses a holistic and biopsychosocial approach in each consultation.

Dr. George Lockett
Dr. George Lockett

Clinical Advisor

Post Nominals-MRCOG, MBBS, MA(oxon)

Dr George is a speciality registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He completed his medical degree at King's College London and University of Oxford. His interests include diagnostics and ultrasound in gynaecology.

Dr Stacey Bryan
Dr Stacey Bryan

Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist

BSC MBBS MRCOG MD

Dr. Bryan has been trained in the surgical management of all gynaecological cancers. She has experience working with women who are perimenopausal and menopausal and prescribing HRT and lifestyle advice to improve symptoms.

Dr David Crosby
Dr David Crosby

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

MB BCh BAO MA MD MBA MSc MRCPI MRCOG ECMGG

Dr. David Crosby is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the Irish National Maternity Hospital. He is the Clinical Lead of the Ireland East Regional Fertility Hub and Clinical Lecturer and Assistant Professor at University College Dublin.

I can help you with:
  • Hormonal symptoms
  • Gynaecological concerns
  • Trying to conceive for over 6 months
  • Pelvic ultrasound referrals
  • Fertility treatment referrals
Dr Jennifer Barcroft
Dr Jennifer Barcroft

Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology Doctor

MBChB BMedSci MRCOG

Dr. Jen is a Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology Doctor with a passion for reproductive medicine. She works with women of all ages with a focus on IVF and fertility treatments, sports and reproductive health and symptom management.

I can help you with:
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Trying to conceive for over 6 months
  • IVF referrals & care plans
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Sports and Fertility
Dr Kirsty Munro
Dr Kirsty Munro

Consultant Gynaecologist & Endometriosis Specialist

MD MRCOG

Dr. Kirsty Munro is an Endometriosis and Laparoscopic Surgery Specialist. She is currently the lead clinician for Risk Management with Gynaecology and Deputy Lead for the EXPPECT Edinburgh Endometriosis Centre.

I can help you with:
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic pain or structural issues
  • Gynaecological surgeries
  • Infertility
  • Hormonal symptoms
Dr Sugha Murugesu
Dr Sugha Murugesu

Clinician

MBBChir MRCP MRCOG

Dr Sugha Murugesu graduated with First Class Honours from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University and is now a specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar as well as a clinical fellow at Imperial College. Her research focus is technology applications in Gynaecology.

Dr Lorraine Kasaven
Dr Lorraine Kasaven

Clinician

BSc (Hons) MBChB MRCOG PGCert

Dr Lorraine Kasaven is a Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology Doctor with a BSc in Medical Sciences from the University of St Andrews, an MBChB from the University of Manchester and a PGCert in Medical Leadership, Research and Education at the University of Cambridge.

I can help you with:
  • Perimenopause/menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Preconception counselling
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Hormonal contraception
Dr Silvia Nedelcu
Dr Silvia Nedelcu

Clinician

MD MSc

Dr Silvia Nedelcu completed her training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Romania. She is currently an Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar, as well as undertaking an MSc in Reproductive Sciences at University College London Hospital. Her research interests include reproductive endocrinology and IVF.

Dr Saaliha Vali
Dr Saaliha Vali

Clinician

MBChB BSc (Hons)

Dr Saaliha Vali obtained a BSc degree with honours in Reproductive and Developmental Sciences from Imperial College London and an MBChB from the University of Liverpool. She is currently a Clinical Research Fellow and doing a PhD with Imperial College London. Her research interests include fertility preservation.

Dr Tharni Vasavan
Dr Tharni Vasavan

Head of Scientific Product Research

BSc (hons), MSc, PhD

Dr Tharni is a scientific researcher with an MSc in reproductive science from University College London and a PhD in women’s health from King's College London. An author of multiple publications on foetal cardiac dysfunction during pregnancy, an oral presenter at the RCOG annual academic meetings and British Maternal and Foetal Medicine Society.

Zoya Ali
Zoya Ali

Senior Scientific Research Associate

BSc (hons), MSc

Zoya is a scientific researcher with a Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology and a Masters in Prenatal Genetics & Foetal Medicine from University College London. Her research interests are reproductive genetics, fertility preservation, gynaecological health conditions and sexual health.

Bríd Ní Dhonnabháin
Bríd Ní Dhonnabháin

Senior Scientific Research Associate

BSc (hons), MSc

Bríd is a Senior Scientific Researcher at Hertility, with a BSc (Hons) in Physiology from UCC and a Masters in Reproductive Science and Women’s Health from University College London. Her research interests focus on fertility preservation, tissue cryopreservation, foetal and maternal medicine and sexual health education.

Bethan Davies
Bethan Davies

Quality and Regulatory Manager

BSc (Hons), MSc, RSci

Bethan is a research and development scientist with an MSc in Analytical and Forensic Science. A registered scientist with the Science Council, Bethan is currently coming towards the end of her PhD under the specialism of toxicology. Bethan’s research areas are analytical analysis for female sex hormones.

Emma Harris
Emma Harris

Fertility Counsellor

BA(Hons), MA(Dist), MBACP, ACA

Emma is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA). She specialises in supporting those experiencing reproductive challenges and those navigating fertility treatment options.

I can help you with:
  • Infertility
  • Postpartum depression
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Relationship counselling
  • PMS & PMDD
  • Reproductive health conditions
Amanda Sissons
Amanda Sissons

Head of Telemedicine

BA, BScN, RN, MSc

Daniella Abraham
Daniella Abraham

Clinical Advisor

BScN, RN

A registered Nurse and Fertility Advisor, Daniella has worked for many years at Australia's leading fertility clinic, Number1Fertility and is dedicated to helping women, either on their own or with partners, navigate fertility treatments and procedures.

Eleanor Whitaker
Eleanor Whitaker

Fertility Advisor

BSc, BA

Ellie is a Fertility Midwife who specialises in supporting women through pregnancy as well as those struggling to conceive or experiencing male infertility. With a compassionate approach, she has a particular interest in supporting people with previous fertility struggles.

Yasmin Ellis
Yasmin Ellis

Fertility Advisor

RN RM BSC PGDIPMID

Yasmin is a registered nurse and midwife with years of experience in gynaecological nursing and midwifery within the NHS, and as a fertility nurse within a private setting. Yasmin specialises in providing advice & support to women and couples through their fertility journey and beyond into pregnancy.

Tracey Hamilton
Tracey Hamilton

Senior Fertility Advisor

MsC, RN

Tracey has a wide range of experience as a midwife and fertility nursing including pre genetic embryo screening, scanning and early pregnancy. Her Masters degree in advanced fertility focused on pregnancy loss, and this has transferred over in her clinical practice, with her expertise in miscarriage and miscarriage support.

Órla Power
Órla Power

Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology Registrar

MB BCh BAO, MRCPI, PGDipOMG

Dr Orla Power is a doctor with diverse experience in women’s health. She is passionate about reproductive medicine and fertility and seeks to empower patients through education around reproductive health. Dr Orla has achieved Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (O&G)(2022). She is a member of the British Fertility Society and holds a PGDip Obstetrics & Medical Gynaecology from the University of Otago, NZ.

Dr Adrian Timpson
Dr Adrian Timpson

Machine Learning & Data Scientist

BSc (hons), MSc, PhD

Amit Verma
Amit Verma

Front-end Developer

BCA

Savita Sharma
Savita Sharma

Back-end Developer

B.Tech (CSE)

Maeve Knipe
Maeve Knipe

Communications and People Associate

BA (hons)

Lucy Button
Lucy Button

Director of Growth

BSc

Charlotte Ponelle
Charlotte Ponelle

Brand Manager

BSc (Hons)

Laura Swinburne
Laura Swinburne

Product Marketing Manager

BA (Hons)

Chris Morford
Chris Morford

Director of Sales

BA (Hons)

Toby Levy
Toby Levy

Commercial Operations Manager

BA (Hons)

Caroline Resende
Caroline Resende

Business Development Manager

BCom

Anna Scott
Anna Scott

Sales Development Representative

BA

Ali Hutcheson
Ali Hutcheson

Head of People

BSc (Hons) CIPD

Lucinda Lawrie
Lucinda Lawrie

Data Analyst Manager

BSc (Hons)

Sofia Rodrigues Vaz
Sofia Rodrigues Vaz

Data Analyst

BSc, MSc

Lorna Brightmore
Lorna Brightmore

Head of Data

PhD, MMATH (Hons)

Dave Walker-Cornes
Dave Walker-Cornes

Senior Data Engineer

BSc

Jack Pickard
Jack Pickard

Head of Engineering

BSc, MSc, PhD

Alexandros Spyropoulos
Alexandros Spyropoulos

Technical Lead

BSc, MSc

Oscar Pickerill
Oscar Pickerill

Full Stack Developer

Ted Newton
Ted Newton

Frontend Developer

MSci

Bernard Mordan
Bernard Mordan

Full Stack Developer

BA (Hons)

Tulsi Patel
Tulsi Patel

Head of Product

BMedSc (Hons)

Alex Key
Alex Key

Social Media Manager

BA (Hons)

Clare Rowland
Clare Rowland

Head of Finance

BA, ACA

Mathilde Henneville
Mathilde Henneville

Product Designer

BA (Hons)

Lauren Heimsoth
Lauren Heimsoth

Product Designer

BFA

Amara Patel
Amara Patel

Customer Experience Manager

BA (Hons)

Katherine Stack
Katherine Stack

Senior Operations Associate

BSc (Hons)

Sophie Clarke
Sophie Clarke

Customer Care Specialist

BSc

Cara Leightley
Cara Leightley

Customer Care Specialist

Karl Andrew
Karl Andrew

Platform Engineer

Chavini Ranasinghe
Chavini Ranasinghe

Clinical Operations Associate

MBBS BSc (Hons)

Ashleigh Rose
Ashleigh Rose

B2B Senior Marketing Executive

BA (Hons)

Shannon Auster-Weiss
Shannon Auster-Weiss

Senior Product Manager

BA (Hons), MSc

Courtney Young
Courtney Young

Customer Care Specialist

BSc

Melanie Nordman
Melanie Nordman

Senior CRM Manager

BSc, Ma

Anna Featherstone
Anna Featherstone

Content Creator

BA (Hons)

Esther Wainwright
Esther Wainwright

Scientific Research Associate

BSc

Lucy Morris
Lucy Morris

Customer Care Specialist

BSc (Hons)

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