James Phillips King


JPK brings an analytical approach to growth. He is a strong believer in reasoning from first principles and enjoys working with founders who are setting out to leave a lasting impact on the world.

He’s interested in science and technology startups, in areas such as energy, education, transportation and longevity. In his spare time, he enjoys Hacker Rank coding challenges.

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Lydia Doherty

Scientific Advisor & Analyst

Lydia evaluates the scientific space for opportunities and assesses new technologies.

She’s passionate about molecular biology, with specific interests in structural biology and protein-protein interactions. In addition to advising Zealous, she’s currently working at the University of Southampton to support research focused on developing anti-viral vaccines and antibody-based therapies against cancer.