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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 Nigel Pitchford

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Valentin Tablan

Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Dr Andy Blackwell

Group Chief Science & Strategy Officer

Dr Andy Blackwell

Group Chief Science & Strategy Officer

Stephen Freer

EVP Clinical

Dr Charlotte Housden

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Black

Chief Financial Officer

Dani Smallbone

Chief Marketing Officer

Kate Woolland

Chief Partnerships Officer

James Kellerman

Chief Technology Officer

Dr Valentin Tablan

Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Dr Jennifer Gentile

SVP US Clinical Operations

Lynn Lakey

Interim Managing Director

Chris Kightley

Interim Managing Director

Dr Andrew Welchman

Executive Vice President for Impact

Danah Tangen

Chief of Staff