Meet the executive team

Pharmacy2U is a business led by exceptionally talented leaders, each with their own experience and expertise in clinical pharmacy and consumer health. Get to know a little more about them.

Deirde Burns

Executive Chairperson

Deirdre’s extensive experience in business leadership, coupled with her pharmacy qualification makes her uniquely placed to help steer our business. As Chairperson, Deirdre helps to ensure that our objectives are achieved by overseeing the implementation of an impactful business strategy. The roles Deirdre has held include Managing Director (Boots Ireland), Supply Chain Director (Walgreens Boots Alliance) and Retail Director (EE). She has an impressive non-Executive portfolio working predominantly with London-based Private Equity companies in the TMT, healthcare and pharmacy sectors.

Kevin Heath

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin joined the Pharmacy2U group in 2022 following a successful career in leadership with the Walgreens Boots Alliance. Kevin brings extensive skills and experience in UK-based and international consumer pharmacy to the group. He has held positions within the Walgreens Boots Alliance including Commercial Trading Director, Vice President, and Executive Board Director. Prior to joining Pharmacy2U, Kevin served as a commercial and investment consultant for several brands and retailers.

Gary Dannatt

Chief Operating Officer

Gary became Chief Operating Officer of Pharmacy2U in July 2016. Gary is a chartered accountant with vast experience across a range of sectors, having worked in senior financial and operational roles for Ernst & Young, Citibank, and Oracle. Gary’s passion and expertise sits within venture capital backed businesses, having been a director of energy comparison site Simply Switch, which was sold to DMGT plc. in 2006.

Scott Fawcett

Chief Financial Officer

Scott has extensive commercial finance experience, having held a senior role at global accountancy firm PWC for over 10 years. Before joining Pharmacy2U in 2020, Scott worked for national healthcare provider The Priory Group – overseeing forecasting and financial compliance for all subsidiaries within the group. As part of the Pharmacy2U leadership team, Scott works closely with the other senior managers to drive forward our growth and development.

Glyn Williams

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Glyn heads up the marketing and communications team at Pharmacy2U. A key part of the leadership team, Glyn’s charged with turning our business vision and objectives into high-performance activity that drives measurable results. With a proven track record in marketing execution through senior roles at some of the UK’s biggest consumer brands, Glyn’s ideally placed to champion our acquisition and retention of patients and consumers across the group.

Phil Day

Superintendent Pharmacist

Phil assists Pharmacy2U’s patients with their questions and prescriptions on a daily basis. He joined Pharmacy2U in 2000 and has helped us develop into the UK’s largest NHS registered online pharmacy. He studied pharmacy at Nottingham University before working for Boots. In 2011 he completed a postgraduate qualification to become a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber. In 2013/14 he was the lead pharmacist in a University College London research study to assess the benefits of pharmacist advice for patients taking long term medicines. Phil Day is registered as a pharmacist in the UK with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). His registration number is 2043558. You can verify this registration on the GPhC website.