Our team

We draw from our differing cultural and professional experience to deliver our shared vision: bringing an evidence-based approach to medical cannabis in the UK.

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Ed Allan
Founder and Managing Director

Ed Allan is a management consultant with fifteen years experience leading change programmes in financial services. Since the 2008 financial crash he has focussed on implementing new risk management and regulatory reporting systems and operating models for some of the largest international investment and corporate banking institutions, helping them interpret and comply with unprecedented volumes of new regulation.


As well as running his own consultancy business he has invested, and held board positions, in early stage start-ups developing products and services that leverage exciting new technologies.

Dr. Tara Mastracci

Founder and Medical Director

Dr Tara Mastracci is a Canadian vascular surgeon who is internationally recognised as a leader in the field of complex aortic aneurysm repair. She trained at McMaster University, followed by 8 years at the Cleveland Clinic. She moved to the UK in 2014 as head of the Complex Aortic Team at Royal Free London, and in 2017 took on the role of Clinical Director of Vascular Surgery, which she currently holds. In addition to a life-long dedication to the treatment of vascular disease, she holds a strong belief that a physician’s role in the community is to advocate for positive societal change.