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Dr Andy Richards CBE

The Board

Andy is an entrepreneur and investor with an established track record in founding and scaling up innovative Biotech and Healthtech companies in the UK. In addition to his Directorship at Ieso, he is also Chairman of Arecor, Congenica, Abcodia, Closed Loop Medicine and Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd (BBT) and is a Director of Owlstone Medical and Cancer Research Technology (commercial board of CR-UK). He is an advisor to several investment funds including Cambridge Innovation Capital and the UCL Technology Fund and was, until recently, a director of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Andy is a Cambridge Graduate with a PhD in Chemistry and an early career spanning positions with ICI (now AstraZeneca) and PA Technology. He was a founder and executive director of Chiroscience plc until its merger with Celltech in 1999 and since that time he has founded, invested in and helped to scale more than 25 innovative ventures including companies such as Vectura, Arakis, Cambridge Biotechnology Ltd and Geneservice. Andy is also a founder member of the Cambridge Angels. He received a CBE for services to life-science investment in 2015.

Dr Andy Blackwell

Group Chief Science & Strategy Officer

Kate Woolland

Chief Delivery Officer

Dr Valentin Tablan

Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Danah Tangen

Chief of Staff

James Kellerman

Chief Technology Officer

Dr Charlotte Housden

Chief Operating Officer

Lynn Lakey

Interim Managing Director

Chris Kightley

Interim Managing Director

Dr Andrew Welchman

EVP for Impact

Dr Jennifer Gentile

SVP Clinical Innovation

Stephen Freer

EVP Clinical

Clare Hurley

EVP Clinical