About us

We are a digital health start-up offering preventive health programs. We were founded in Groningen, Netherlands, in 2019.

Our mission

To empower people to take ownership of their health.

Our vision

Add 5 million ‘healthy years’ to communities by making lifestyle therapeutics an integral part of standard care before 2030.

Offer access to personalized insights about each individual’s body and mind, and explain current and future health risks.

Provide actionable lifestyle guidance that leads to sustainable microhabit formation leading to positive health outcomes.

Mobilize employers, healthcare organizations and insurers, to enhance access to preventive healthcare.

Meet the leadership Team

From health scientists to data gurus, diversity is a key strength of our team. Our shared purpose? To lead the Deep Health Revolution so you can shape the future of your health.

Sridhar Kumaraswamy

Founder and CEO

Rahul Gannamani

Founder and Head of Health Engagement

José Castela Forte

Founder and Head of Health Science

Alok Jain

Head of Marketing

Jaydev Varma

Head of Product

Anthonie Smith

Head of Operations

Dr. Sipko van Dam

Head of Bioinformatics

Bert Adriaanse

Interim Head of HR

Ward Krebbers

Head of Technology

Sven Hermans

Head of Public Health & Partnerships

Lisette Hendrikse

Head of Legal

Meet the onboarders at our Health Studios

Our team bring unique expertise to help you reach your goals.


Our advisors review our methodology and help us refine it based on the latest scientific insights.

Prof. Dr. Tom J. de Koning

Lund University

Dr. Bert van Essen

Maxima Medical Center

Prof. Dr. Bruce Wolffenbuttel

University of Groningen

Prof. Dr. Hanno Pijl

Leiden University Medical Center

Dr. Tamara de Weijer

Founder of Arts & Leefstijl

Prof. Jaap Seidell

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Dr. Richard Verheesen

Maxima Medical Center

Meet our partners

We collaborate with organizations that share our mission to improve people’s health and wellbeing






sports & training

health tech


We are always interested in teaming up with institutions and people who share our passion for healthy living and predictive prevention.

Interested in joining our team?

We are always interested in teaming up with institutions and people who share our passion for healthy living and predictive prevention.

Get in touch with us

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Privacy by design

Privacy by design

We know your personal data is important to you. As we handle sensitive information related to your health, you can trust us to adhere to the highest standards of data protection.

We are committed to using your personal information for these two purposes: giving you personalized and actionable information on your health, as well as improving the science behind your Personal Health Passport. For more details on our data protection standards, please visit the Privacy Policy on our website: www.ancora.health/privacy-policy