Mandy Calvert

Member of the Advisory Board, Cambridge Judge Business School
CEO & Founder, Quince Consultancy
Non-Executive Director, The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Non-Executive Director, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Cambridge affiliations

  • MA Engineering Science (Churchill 1982)

Professional history

Mandy has more than 30 years’ experience working in life sciences and healthcare. She has held a series of senior roles at AstraZeneca leading major transformation projects including IT implementation, supply chain development and investment to aid pharmaceutical operations and manufacturing.

Mandy founded Quince Consultancy to help businesses to add value through making connections, seeing beyond the immediate problem to be solved whilst creating a supportive culture for people to grow and develop, simplifying processes and using technology innovatively and ethically. Working mainly in the life sciences sector in areas as diverse as academia, startups, clinical development through to manufacturing.

She is a board member at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult and has served on the boards of The Guinness Partnership and Wulvern Housing in the social housing and care sector.

Society and charity work

Mandy is a keen sportsperson; her love of sport having started when she rowed for Cambridge. She is a keen runner and is Race Director for RunMaccFest, a community event comprising 4 running races organised by volunteers that brings together community groups and athletes to run and raise money for local charities.

Other charities she supports are:

  • Aspire Foundation – mentoring women in the charity sector
  • Women on Boards – Ambassador
  • Rossendale Trust, Just Drop-In, Cre-8, Friends for Leisure – Charity partners of the RunMaccFest
Mandy Calvert