OUR TEAM
Emil Hewage
Co-Founder & Director

Bio

Emil has 10+ years’ experience in developing commercial applications for applied machine learning research technologies. He is an experienced researcher in state-of-the-art machine learning methods deployed in SaaS platforms for diverse industries from healthcare to transport & mobility, and a serial entrepreneur having grown several businesses and raised large sums of venture capital.

Joned Sarwar
Co-Founder & Technical Director

Bio

Joned is a specialist in hybrid cloud & edge analytic systems and networked real-time analytics pipelines. He has been in technology & product development roles at StarLeaf, Barclays, Cambridge University Computer Laboratory and a range of technology start-ups with a focus on delivering high performance and reliable systems.

Anna Jordan
Co-Founder & Operations Lead

Bio

After graduating from Imperial College London with a Masters in Physics, Anna went on to work on a PhD in graphene physics in France. She runs a hackathon series in Cambridge and is focused on open innovation, translating research into commercialization. Anna has worked with a number of startups on operations and business development and is experienced in scaling up digital companies.

Miles Tackett
Commercial Director

Bio

Miles brings 12 years’ strategy consulting experience to Alchera, particularly in the infrastructure and engineering space. He has a strong track record in helping major international organisations to understand changes in the market and to identify and execute against exciting commercial opportunities. He is also experienced in the delivery of complex, large-scale  engagements, with multiple senior stakeholders, on time and on budget.

Pankaj
Senior Software Engineer

Bio

Pankaj has 15+ years of commercial software engineering experience during which he has worked on projects as diverse as minimally invasive clinical surgical systems, control systems for automotive safety and mixing software for professional DJs. Additionally, Pankaj has a PhD in Medical Physics from UCL and also brings his experience in machine learning, computer vision and real-time image processing to Alchera.

Pearce
Machine Learning Engineer

Bio

Pearce has a background in economics and has previously worked as a data scientist in both banking in digital marketing. His experience includes Python, R, Java, SQL, Sklearn, Caret, Tensorflow and Tableau with expertise in extracting insights and predictions from big data environments from cloud environments.

Steven
Software Engineer

Bio

Steve is a software engineer specialising in high volume, low latency, data driven systems. He honed these expertise working on Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s FX options e-trading platforms. Steve now uses his skills to enable real-time data solutions for smart cities.

Stratos
Computer Vision Engineer

Bio

Stratos focuses on the application of machine learning to computer vision problems. He currently combines his role at Alchera with a Computer Science PhD at University College London, where he is exploring advances in deep learning related to multi-camera object tracking (e.g., pedestrians, cars, etc.).

Mao
Analyst
Kim
Office Manager
ADVISORS
Edward Wilkinson
Industry
Patrick
Porritt
Commercial
Pankaj
Senior Software Engineer
Pankaj
Senior Software Engineer