eConsult is the only online consultation tool created by GPs, for GPs. Our team comprises general practice clinicians, all of whom have pooled their experience of patient consultations to create a tool that catches clinical symptoms early and offers effective, time-saving, remote triage and consultation.

To find out a bit more about who we are, our background, and experience, read our team bios below.

Executive team

Dr Murray Ellender, MBBS, MCEM, MRCGP

Dr Murray Ellender, MBBS, MCEM, MRCGP

Chief Executive Officer

eConsult's chief Executive Dr Murray Ellender qualified from the University of London in 1999 and trained as an Accident and Emergency doctor before starting his career in General Practice. He joined the Hurley Clinic in 2006 and practices at Riverside Medical Centre in Vauxhall.

Adrian Chamberlain

Adrian Chamberlain

Chairman

Adrian is an experienced CEO specialising in telecomms and technology. Previously Chief Executive of Achilles, a world leader in cloud based supply chain management, he successfully led the company to a refinancing in 2015, before being appointed Executive Chairman of Hurley Innovations.

Aman Kundraw

Aman Kundraw

Director of Operations

Aman has amassed over ten years senior management experience, spearheading operations within a range of sectors from retail to regulated financial services. At eConsult he is responsible for overseeing operational delivery, business process design and strategic planning.

Steve Lillywhite

Steve Lillywhite

Chief Technology Officer

Steve has been working in software development for 15 years and has extensive experience in building enterprise web applications across the finance, insurance and new media industries. At eConsult he is responsible for overseeing the product development, platform architecture and technology strategy.

Kelly Brown FCA

Kelly Brown FCA

Finance Director

Kelly qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1999 and was a partner at Tudor John Chartered Accountants in Surrey with responsibility for their healthcare portfolio. She became a Non Executive Director for The Hurley Group in 2009, before joining full-time as finance director in 2011.

Dr Aravinth Balachandran, MBBS, BSc, MRCGP

Dr Aravinth Balachandran, MBBS, BSc, MRCGP

Medical Director and General Practitioner

Aravinth qualified from the University College London Medical School in 2002 and has been working as a qualified GP since 2008. A Partner at his practice, Aravinth currently sees patients at Oaklands Health Centre in Hythe, Kent.

Tim Smart

Tim Smart

Chair Of The Advisory Board

Tim joined the NHS as CEO of King’s College Hospital in 2008 after a 30-year career with Shell and BT. He retired in 2015 and has since embarked on a portfolio career to pursue his interest in making a difference to disadvantaged groups. His value to eConsult includes his knowledge of NHS providers of secondary and tertiary care, and a passion for helping the NHS improve, with patients always at the centre of his thinking. As Chair of the Advisory Board, he will convene groups of experts to help advise and inform our development plans.

Dr Mark Harmon, MBBS, BSC (Hons)

Dr Mark Harmon, MBBS, BSC (Hons)

Strategic Manager

Mark qualified from Kings College School of Medicine in 2014 and has since worked in a wide range of Specialties across Primary and Secondary care. Prior to studying medicine, Mark held some senior strategic and brand executive positions in some of the world’s leading blue chip companies, such as Nike, Speedo, The Arcadia Group and Marks and Spencer plc. Mark joined Hurley Innovations in 2016.

Clinical team

Dr Annabel Chew, MBChB, DRCOG, DOHNS, MRCGP

Dr Annabel Chew, MBChB, DRCOG, DOHNS, MRCGP

Portfolio GP

Annabel qualified from the University of Manchester in 2007. She completed her academic GP training post at St George’s Hospital Medical School in 2013. She currently works as co-lead GP at The Rowans Surgery in Streatham.

Dr Atul Kumar-Beurg

Dr Atul Kumar-Beurg

Portfolio GP

Atul qualified from Guys & St Thomas's Medical School in 1996. A lifelong electronics and technology enthusiast his first Digital or Tele-Health role was in 2007 as the Clinical Director for the Whole Systems Demonstrator in Newham. He has a particular interest in pathway redesign, interoperability and education for practical and successful telehealthcare.

Dr Rachael Morris

Dr Rachael Morris

Portfolio GP

Rachael qualified from Guy’s King’s and St. Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2008. She completed her GP training with the St George’s Hospital GPVTS programme in 2013. She currently works as a salaried GP at Docklands Medical Centre.

Product and technology team

Josh Butterworth

Josh Butterworth

Senior Developer

Josh has worked in web development for over 10 years, building robust, enterprise-ready applications for clients including British Gas and Suzuki. More recently Josh has focused on mobile technology, creating apps for automotive clients including Bentley and Aston Martin.

Alex Goluszko

Alex Goluszko

User Experience Lead

Alex holds an MSc in Human Computer Interaction and has over 10 years experience delivering user-focused products and services. Prior to joining eConsult, Alex worked as a senior designer with some of the South's leading digital agencies, consulting with clients in travel, retail and media.

Bryn Davies

Bryn Davies

Senior Software Consultant

Bryn's 20 years in software design within finance and insurance has centred on developing modern web technologies and techniques. Among his many accomplishments, Bryn co-designed a complex derivatives valuation service for NYSE Euronext and an app for RBS.

Matthew Webb

Matthew Webb

Senior Software Consultant

Matthew has been heavily involved in Enterprise level software development since early 2008. His experience ranges from one of Europe’s largest financial system upgrades at Morrisons Plc to scaling a highly performant online sports & gaming platform at William Hill Plc.
Matthew regularly attends tech talks across Europe sharing his thoughts and ideas with many of the best programmers in the world.
In his spare time Matthew is an avid chess player, currently ranked in the top 20 in the United Kingdom.