Our Board

John Zafar


John joined us as our Chairman in November 2023 having previously worked in healthcare for the last 23 years, including 7 years spent in Primary Care. During this time he has worked with founders and investors, completed six exits and is now a portfolio based Chair & NED for companies involved in Health, Inclusion, Education, AI and Strategy related technology and services.
Marc Schmid

Marc Schmid


Marc Schmid is an experienced senior manager in both the NHS and local government. He has been responsible for the implementation of digital first programmes across local government and the NHS as well as a range of other exciting digital programmes including remote consultations in primary care and social care, implementation of digital programmes for PCNs, digitisation of Lloyd George records and the rollout of a national programme of video group clinics. Marc’s role is to develop Redmoor Health into a key strategic partner for the NHS and other public sector organisations.
Alison Schmid

Alison Schmid


Alison has extensive senior management experience in the public sector, having worked in Local Government for over 20 years. An in-depth knowledge of the workings of local and central government, Alison has been responsible for policy, research, partnerships and business management. At Redmoor Health she is responsible for workforce, governance and business strategy.
Beth Houghton

Beth Houghton

Impact Managing Partner – Palatine

Beth leads Palatine’s Impact fund, the first private equity house in the market to raise an impact fund. Her role includes defining the strategy and process for selecting impact investments, engaging with portfolio companies to drive value creation initiatives and tracking and reporting results to Palatine’s investors and other stakeholders.

Beth is committed to raising the profile of ESG, impact investing and diversity in the Private Equity Industry. She is also active on industry panels and BCVA Committees promoting a sustainable approach to investing.

Greg Holmes

Greg Holmes

Investment Director – Palatine

Greg joined Palatine in 2020, having previously spent three years in private equity investing across a variety of sectors at NorthEdge. Prior to this he spent five years at PwC qualifying as a chartered accountant in the time and working within their M&A and Restructuring teams.

As an Investment Director in Palatine’s Impact Fund, he is focussed on finding new investment opportunities and supporting management teams to realise their potential through the execution of their growth plan. As Board Director at Redmoor Health, he works closely with the team to deliver commercial returns and enhance the value delivered to the wider society.

Matt Murphy

Matt Murphy


Matt has been leading technology-driven businesses for over 15 years, with a proven track record of impressive growth, scaling up and strategy execution. 10 of those years have been in healthcare, most notably with EMIS Group where Matt held a number of executive board level positions. Matt started the EMIS IQ primary care data analytics division in 2011, and as MD of EMIS Health from 2014 to 2017 oversaw the latter stages of the migration to EMIS Web and the successful expansion into community, child health and mental health.

Matt is a passionate and people-focused leader, driven by building teams and empowering employees in a positive working environment – a commitment evidenced by a Founding Trustee role at the mental health charity Safe In Our World.

Before joining Redmoor, Matt was CEO of a technology business in the global video games market which grew from £500k to £8.2m, built a market-leading reputation in the industry and was sold to Azerion Group in the Netherlands in 2021. Matt’s role at Redmoor is to lead the development and execution of the next phase of the growth strategy, with partnerships and people at the heart.

Dan Hodges

Dan Hodges

Chief Financial Officer

Dan Hodges is a commercial financial director with wide experience in both the US and the UK with listed businesses and start-up SMEs. Dan has also worked in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), retail and distribution. Dan trained at KPMG in Manchester, working with major clients such as Alliance Boots and TBWD and spent three and a half years at PZ Cussons, working on the integration of the Beauty Division. Dan also set up commercial teams for Newell Rubbermaid, Bodycote and NCC Group PLC. He was previously Managing Director/ Finance Director for part of the fast-growing and acquisitive Tactus Group in the North. Most recently, Dan has successfully stepped up to become divisional MD of 70-person site business in Bradford with additional FD responsibility for three separate divisional businesses.
Kieran Waterston

Kieran Waterston

Commercial Director

Kieran is an experienced leader with a varied experience in the NHS and private organisations, having worked with Primary, Secondary, Community and Pharmacy sectors he has a deep understanding of the healthcare market. He has spent growing start-up businesses ready for investment through to large multinational businesses aiming to diversify existing markets. He has worked at the frontline of digital services and development of new technologies and subsequent release and adoption. He is a keen traveller and loves nothing more than exploring a new country.

Kieran’s role at Redmoor is to support the growth and direction of the business in line with the company’s strategy as well as identification and planning of commercial opportunities.

We offer a wide range of services

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Digital Managed Service

The DMS provides ARRS funded digital and transformational support to practices and PCNs looking to develop through use of technology and system change. We understand that recruitment can be a real challenge.
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Digital Journey Planner

The DJP is an online self-assessment system for GP Practices. We developed the system with NHS England, to optimise general practice knowledge, understanding and processes, aiming to improve patient experience.
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Social Media Managed Service

Our team provides GP practices and Primary Care Networks with high quality patient social media communication, without the burden and pressures associated with managing social media channels.
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Communications Managed Service

Our team has a wide ranging skills set, possessing previous experience delivering strategic patient communications support as well as frontline PR and communications within the NHS.

Procurement Support Solutions

Our Procurement Support Solutions aims to help you deliver every aspect of a successful procurement process from the initial exploration of tech solutions and local requirements to the evaluation, selection and implementation of chosen suppliers.
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Training Courses

Our courses, available individually or as part of a bundle, are conducted through interactive live sessions led by experienced professionals. This ensures a practical and engaging learning experience tailored to meet the evolving needs of the NHS workforce.