Elaine Taylor-Whilde


Elaine, NHG’s CEO, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and former research fellow at the University of Sheffield.

Formerly Clinical Research Lead at the National Health Service Information Centre, she has many years’ experience in the public (NHS and Department of Health), commercial and third sectors.

Elaine is an expert in clinical informatics and technology development, research and evaluation and intelligence for health and related sectors.

Elaine sits on the International Advisory Board of Leeds University Business School and its Translate Technology Advisory Board.

Robin Weir

Deputy CEO

Robin has lived for 13 years in mainland China, including as a lawyer for six years with an international law firm in Shanghai.

He has a degree in Chinese from the University of Cambridge and has established and worked in management roles in companies in mainland China.

He was a co-founder of China Business Law Journal, a bilingual legal magazine published in Hong Kong.

Robin is acting as in-house counsel to NHG in relation to establishment, compliance, commercial contracts, and other legal and operational matters.

Dr Chris Dickson

Medical Director

Chris is a Medical Doctor who for the past 12 years has been at board level in medical software and technology businesses. 

He was the Chief Operating Officer of Ascribe, a clinical software company, which went from AIM listing through a management buyout to PE ownership and finally a sale to Emis Group PLC, one of the largest suppliers of software to the UK National Health Service.


Yonghong Peng



Yonghong is Professor of Data Science and the Leader for Research and Innovation of Data Science and Big Data at the University of Sunderland. He is a member of the big data task force of the China Information Industry Association (CIIA). He is currently acting as a consultant to NHG, including in the creation of a Chinese management team.


Phil Davies


Phil Davies: Phil is Chief Technology Officer and a specialist in networks and communications technologies. Phil is an experienced programme manager who has run large and complex national and international IT programmes. His clients have included BAE systems, BT, Airbus and Dixons Carphone Warehouse. He has worked on the National Programme for IT of the UK’s National Health Service.

Colin Glass

Finance Advisor

  Colin our finance advisor is a Chartered Accountant with his own practice, Winburn Glass Norfolk (WGN). He is or has been a Non-Executive Director of several companies, some of which are quoted on AIM. He acts as a mentor to early stage SMEs with high-growth potential. In January 2011 he was awarded Non-Executive Director of the Year in the Grant Thornton sponsored Quoted Company Awards for his work with AIM-quoted SMEs. In 2016 he was included in the Maserati 100 and was awarded an OBE in the 2017 Queen’s New Year Honour’s list, for services to business start-ups and entrepreneurship.

Julian Stone

Commercial Director

As our Commercial Director Julian deploys a rare mix of business, technology and leadership skills combined with extensive sales, and consultancy expertise. He has led and been accountable for numerous large scale change programmes in Med-Tech starts ups. He is a successful investor and board adviser to a number of business start-ups who has worked across Europe,Middle East and America and has direct experience of leading small companies, less then £1M turnover, to larger companies, with £100M+ turnover. Previous EMEA sales Director for the MiTac Corporation Julian brings a proven network of sales partner’s able to bring new Healthcare technologies to the market.

Janine Lane

Registered General Nurse

A Registered General Nurse with 34 years’ experience and a Queen’s Nurse, she has a first-class BSc honours degree and is currently studying for an MSc in Dementia Studies with the University of Hull. She has specialised in dementia since 2010. She has been involved in China since 2016 and, as head of operations and training, set up a specialist dementia centre in Shanghai in 2018. She co-founded a family support group in Shanghai which currently supports 253 families living with a person who has dementia and was given an award by an NGO in Shanghai in 2019 for outstanding voluntary contribution. She has presented and lectured to audiences in China including officials from the Chinese Communist Party, the Shanghai Mental Health Centre, universities, large conferences/expos, and local staff from the elderly care sector.