The challenge that COVID-19 poses for communities and businesses across the country is immense. We believe that the only safe pathway out of the crisis is through large scale, affordable testing. We’re proudly not-for-profit. We’re here to support and complement the government’s existing capability to provide tests in order to help kickstart the UK economy.
Meet the team aiming to bring accessible and affordable testing to the UK.
Testing For All is an organisation born in lockdown and most of us have never met face to face. We are a diverse team of individuals from different backgrounds, fields and locations, united by a shared determination to achieve the goal of bringing affordable and accessible testing to the UK.
Engineer by training, and scientist by education, James has successfully founded technology company Cloudreach that scaled to operate in 9 countries with over 500 staff. James has a long term interest in genomics and diagnostic testing.
An Entrepreneur and Strategy professional with experience working on scalable engagements with EY, Sainsburys Group Strategy and Advention Business Partners. Kelly has advised large medical diagnostic players in new test launches in the UK.
Alka is an experienced COO / CFO with 20 years in the Financial Services sector. Alka has worked at successful start-ups and established asset-management firms providing finance and business leadership. Alka is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Renée is a GP, medical writer for National Press and GP Media, and resident GP for BBC Radio London. She spent 20 years in National Press publishing before qualifying as a doctor with two distinctions in 2010.
Charlotte brings operations, communications and change management experience from both the start-up and enterprise worlds. She has worked across the technology, non-profit, education and energy sectors.
Estelle has 20+ years of HR experience, predominantly in FinTech, IT, and Banking. She has transformed small teams into high-performing, world class talent acquisition and people operations teams through her love of mentoring and creative leadership.
Luka has been working in software engineering since 2011. Recently, he has headed projects and designed scalable architecture in Buyerdeck and Europos. These experiences led him to fall in love with programming even more and go full-stack.
Dan has over 10 years experience in managing Customer Service teams from small companies to multinational ecommerce giants. He has successfully grown teams at pace which provide both a great experience to the team, but most importantly to the customer by putting them at the centre of everything.
Many people have "leant in" to help get Testing For All up and running in a very short amount of time, and our staff alumni are some of our most revered. Many Testing For All staff either joined as volunteers or at reduced salary to their normal pay.
After working in Product Management for several years Jess moved to software engineering to combine the two skills. Jess has a frontend focus but enjoys working across the stack and has developed web applications for major high-street retailers, media corporations, health e-commerce start ups and Google’s brand team.
Jack takes technical leadership roles in organisations of all sizes, from start-ups to established, FTSE 50 companies. Jack enabled Testing For All to build a state of the art tech platform, with deep automated testing that enables us to release several times a day, every day.
Darren has spent many years crafting customer experiences with global brands and start-ups. He volunteers with organisations focusing on education, is an early adopter of technology, and has been involved with the internet since 1995.
A software engineer with over 20 years experience, Darren has developed systems in a wide variety of domains. Among others, Darren has written software for major high-street banks, insurance companies, warehouse automation, e-commerce and early stage startups.
Sophie is currently a student of History and French at the University of Cambridge and she has had experience in journalism in the past. She has brought her passion for all forms of writing to her role as marketing and PR intern with Testing For All.
Vanessa has 20+ years professional and academic background in theatre, film and & the wider leisure industries as well as project management experience across a range of sectors, including criminology and criminal justice.
Alexander has recently graduated from UCL, where he read History with a particular focus on the relationship between art and politics in a global historical context. Alexander has worked to spread the word about TFA and its mission through press coverage, social media and TFA's blog during his time as Marketing & PR intern.
We have partnered with a network of private laboratories, all accredited with UKAS 15189 and the CQC and working at the highest standard to ensure the quality of the analytical procedures and skilled interpretation of the patient’s results. Our lab partners have been leaders in the validation and implementation of Covid-19 related tests.
ANTIBODY TEST MANUFACTURER
This test has been CE marked for use with capillary blood samples.
Alpha Labs is a leading distributor of quality medical consumables in the UK
Cooley is an international law firm with a focus on providing world-class advice to healthcare and tech companies on regulatory and corporate matters. Cooley is kindly supporting Testing For All as part of its expansive pro bono scheme
Contra is a London based digital agency specialising in design and development of digital content, websites and web applications. Contra is kindly supporting Testing For All as part of its pro bono scheme.
Royal Mail is our logistics partner of choice, ensuring that the samples are processed on time and in the best possible environment to ensure their quality