Meet the ZAVA Team


Clinical team

Dr Kathryn Basford - Doctor

IMC number: 429637

Dr Kathryn Basford graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training through Whipps Cross Hospital in London. Outside of work she enjoys baking and keeping active, running marathons, swimming, and triathlons.

Dr Sophie Albe-Ly

Dr Sophie Albe-Ly

Dr Sophie Albe-Ly - Doctor

IMC number: 425122

Sophie is an experienced GP, and has worked both in France and the UK. Sophie moved to online medicine in 2016 and finds this new way of practising very rewarding. She appreciates how practical it is for the patients, and believes it's a great way to address issues that can be embarrassing for patients to talk about face-to-face.

Non-clinical team

David Meinertz

David Meinertz

David Meinertz - Chief Executive Officer

David co-founded ZAVA with a friend. Before launching ZAVA, David worked at a leading online healthcare company in London where he focused on international expansion. Before that, David invested in and helped build and re-build small and medium-sized companies in healthcare, electronics, and distribution sectors in Europe for about 10 years.

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