Pharmacy2U’s highly experienced management team consists of qualified pharmacists, advisors and entrepreneurs. It contains all the skills required for a fast-growing pharmacy business.
Mark Livingstone became Chief Executive Officer of Pharmacy2U at the time of its merger with Chemist Direct in July 2016. A highly experienced business leader, Mark has held a number of high-profile senior executive positions across retail and technology, including Co-Founder and CEO of LOVEFiLM, CEO of Scoot and World Wide Managing Director of Lego Interactive. Mark is also a successful entrepreneur and financial investor.
Amongst some of his most successful start-ups is Graze.com, the letterbox sized healthy snack subscription business, which exceeded expectations when it entered the US market six years after launching in the UK in 2007. He has also undertaken a number of non-executive director roles for companies including Parcel2Go and The Snugg.com.
Gary Dannatt is a qualified chartered accountant with vast experience in senior financial and operational roles in a variety of sectors. He was previously Chief Operating Officer at Chemist Direct, which merged with Pharmacy2U in July 2016.
Early in his career, Gary worked in ‘blue chip’ roles within the likes of Ernst & Young, Citibank and Oracle. Gary’s area of expertise is within Venture Capital backed businesses, and he has recently been a director of Simply Switch, which was sold to DMGT plc. Gary also worked alongside Mark Livingstone as COO at Scoot.
Daniel Lee BSC (Hons), MRPharmS, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Daniel Lee is a qualified pharmacist, has a Masters in Business Administration from Durham University and is a member of the General Pharmaceutical Council.
Daniel founded Pharmacy2U Ltd in 1999 and was instrumental in legislative changes which have transformed medicine supply in the UK. Daniel has over 25 years' experience in the industry.
Daniel has been responsible for reengineering the dispensing process and developing the technology and operational capability required to deliver the most efficient and effective pharmaceutical services. Daniel has been with Pharmacy2U for 17 years and has successfully developed Pharmacy2U into the largest NHS contracted dedicated internet pharmacy business in the UK.
Chief Marketing Officer
Maya became Chief Marketing Officer of Pharmacy2U at the time of its merger with Chemist Direct in July 2016 where she was CMO since November 2014. An experienced marketer, Maya is multi-lingual and has held a number of high-profile senior positions across multiple sectors.
Maya has previously held leadership roles at American Express and Google, where she was a founding member of the EMEA Emerging Markets team and played key roles in initiatives that received the Google Founders and Executive Group Awards.
She was also a founding consultant and committee member of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which supported women in business.
Scott Fawcett Bsc (Hons), ACA
Scott Fawcett joined Pharmacy2U in December 2012. Scott joined Pharmacy2U from the Priory Group where he spent 2 years as Group Financial Accountant. Scott played an integral role in the refinancing of the Priory Group in 2011 and the financial integration of a major acquisition which made the Priory Group one of the largest Private Healthcare providers in the UK with turnover exceeding £450m.
Scott trained with PwC and was promoted to Senior Manager in the audit practice, having completed secondments to Vancouver and the transaction services team in London.
The Executive team is supported by our non-executive directors led by our Chairman, Andy Hornby.
Non Executive Chairman
Andy Hornby brings a wealth of experience from working across a number of blue chip organisations. He is currently Chief Executive of Coral, the retail bookmaking business of the Gala Coral Group.
Andy was previously Group Chief Executive of Alliance Boots. Prior to joining Alliance Boots, he was Group Chief Executive of HBOS until the takeover by Lloyds TSB Group. He has also held a range of roles at Asda, including Retail Managing Director and Managing Director of “George” clothing. He has a degree in English Literature from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he graduated top of his class of 800 students.
Dr Nitin Shori
Dr Shori read medicine at the University of Cardiff after completing his secondary education at the prestigious King Edward's School in Edgbaston. He qualified as a doctor in 2003 and worked in a range of hospital departments including Cardiology, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, ENT and Oncology.
He became a GP Partner in 2007 began online consulting at PrivateMeds Ltd in 2009. He was appointed as Medical Director of PrivateMeds Ltd in 2011 and following Pharmacy2U Ltd's acquisition of PrivateMeds, he became Pharmacy2U's Medical Director in August 2012.
Throughout his career Dr Shori has been involved in a wide range of research and teaching work including publication in the journal GP Update and presentations at the American Thoracic Society and British Thoracic Society. He is a Peer Reviewer for the British Medical Journal.
He has a strong reputation for health promotion and has recently been involved in improving the standard of Smoking Cessation in Primary Care.