DrEd Doctors and Team


Dr Sebastian Winckler

GP & DrEd Medical Director

Sebastian studied medicine on a military cadetship and graduated in 2000 from the Humboldt University (Charité) in Berlin, Germany. After completing his GP training in 2003, he worked as a medical officer and GP within the German Army. During his time with the army he served in Cambodia, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kosovo. Sebastian holds an MSc in General Practice and Primary Care as well as a certificate in travel medicine.

Dr Patric Otte

General Practioner

Dr Jean Patric Otte is a GP who has recently joined the online doctor service on a sessional basis. He also works as GP in an NHS Surgery in South East Essex and he has a special interest in preventative medicine and mental health. Dr Otte is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners since 2008 and qualified as a GP in 2005 following vocational training in the UK. He studied medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and graduated in May 2000 before commencing training as a GP.

Amit Khutti

UK Director

Amit co-founded DrEd with David. Prior to this Amit worked in the NHS as the Director of Strategy for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS FT, after spending a number of years working on health issues in the civil service as part of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit. He started his working life as a management consultant.

David Meinertz

Mainland Europe Director

David co-founded DrEd with Amit. Prior to launching DrEd David worked at a leading online healthcare company in London where he focused on international expansion. Before that, David invested in and helped build and re-build small and medium-sized companies in healthcare, electronics and distribution sectors in Europe for about 10 years.

Alex Wilkes

Product Manager

Alex joined DrEd to deliver an innovative user experience through our website and products. Prior to joining, Alex managed and developed online media projects for organizations including Cancer Research UK and has worked in marketing and consulting roles at HP and IBM. Alex has been recognized in numerous industry awards and is a STEM Ambassador (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the UK.

Redian Ibra


Redian holds a Msc on Information Security and Computer Forensics, Bsc on Computer Information Systems (Software Engineering).  Previously worked for Vodafone developing Intelligent Network Applications, ColourDNA developing scalable cloud based web applications.  Working in different areas and gained valuable experience in, Software Design, Project Management, Application Development, Information & Data Security, Penetration Testing, Web Application Development, Unix & Linux Platforms.  Code quality and the ability to easily test code is very important to him.

Lajos Veres


Lajos graduated with an MSc in computer science in 2001 from the Eötvös Lóránd University in Budapest. He was seven when he first started working with computers. It was love at first sight! His first significant development was a logistics program when he was only eleven years old. He built market leading e-commerce platforms in Hungary from scratch in the past ten years. He joined the DrEd team in 2013 after relocating to London.

Niall Casey


Niall is a member of the DrEd tech team. He graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin in 2008. His expertise includes PHP, javascript, and writing good quality, robust software. Outside of the office, he likes running along London's canals, building robots, and travelling to new countries. He believes in the use of technology to help improve people's lives.

Julia Heppener

Junior Marketing Manager

Julia joined DrEd in July 2013 as a Digital Marketing Intern. She graduated from the University of Vienna and holds a B.A in Journalism and Communication. Prior to joining DrEd she worked for an Austrian startup in the healthcare sector. She has experiences in copywriting, public relations and completed several internships in the editorial departments of different companies.

Katharina Grimm

Junior Marketing Manager

Katharina holds a BA in English and Politics and has recently completed her Master's degree in Cultural and Creative Industries with King's College London. She enjoys writing in English and German and works as a freelance copywriter. Katharina is a digital marketing intern at DrEd and writes content for the website. 

David Witlif

Marketing Manager

David joined the DrEd Marketing Team in September 2013. He graduated from the University of Stuttgart with a Master's degree in Social Sciences. With experience working in the pharmaceutical industry and for a large internet provider he helps DrEd in Digital Marketing DACH.

Mareike Besch


Mareike joined DrEd to help out with the German and English Customer Service. She will answer most of your queries and chase your placed orders if necessary. Within the team she is working closely alongside the doctors team and the pharmacist. In her spare time he is also working as an artist and crafts person, specialised in Japanese Woodblock Printing.