Team & Advisors


Co-founder & CEO – Natalie Jonk

Natalie has a scientific background and formerly worked in a communications role in Big Pharma (Novartis).  Her role involved checking the integrity of marketing messages around the scientific data used to market top selling drugs.  She was involved in communicating science to difference audiences from members of the public, to sales reps and consultants.

COO – Sally Burton-Graham

Sally formerly worked as a Fundraising Director working in academia and Major Gifts Manager at CRUK. Over her career she has helped raise over £20m for research with the support of teams. She will be leading our strategy for building relationships with businesses and philanthropists.

CTO – Alex Kustov 

Alex has 7 years experience as a full-stack developer. Clients include Oxford Dictionaries website (17m daily views), Saatchi & Saatchi. He teaches code & works and has been working on the new Crowd.Science beta site. He is a fast coder, logical, task driven & strategic. He codes in Ruby on Rails.

Our Advisors 

Crowd.Science advisors fall into to two camps. Scientific and business.

Scientific advisors help Crowd.Science select quality projects that meet our impact and effectiveness criteria. They also help us to recruit leading scientists and institutes to work alongside.

Crowd.Science business advisors support us with a wide range of activities, from marketing, legal, operations, community building to any other business related activity you can think of.   

We are most grateful and rather awestruck by our advisors and would like to introduce you to them here:

Science Advisors

Professor Ruth Morgan
Dr Jamie Barras
Dr Olwen Grace

Business Advisors

Paul Birch, Tech Entrepreneur who co-founded Bebo that sold to AOL.
Harry Davison, Facebook, Market Scientist.
Lisa Zevi, COO in a BOX, Business Coach
Sarah Stewart, Cheltenham Science Festival, Corporate Partnerships.
David Phillips, Sage, Marketing academic information.
Sophie Edwards, PR Director, Franklin Rae, PR and Brand.
Steve Bridger, Community Building
John Lloyd, CMO at ClearlySo, Marketing Advice
Simon Evill, Head of Origination at ClearlySo, General Advice
John McGowan, MD at Attribution Digital, Web Analytics

If you are interested in advising Crowd.Science, please email  We are looking to bring on more Scientific Advisors as well as a Financial Advisor and Advisors who can support us with introductions and strategies to build our community and funding partners.


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