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Mandy Calvert

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CEO & Founder, Quince Consultancy
Board Member, The Guinness Partnership
Board Member, The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

Cambridge affiliations

  • MA Engineering Science, Churchill College, 1982

Professional history

Mandy spent 28 years in the Life Sciences sector working for ICI, Zeneca and AstraZeneca where she held senior operational roles across a wide range of business functions. She led major change programmes including; setting up a global IT function and investment programme to support pharmaceutical operations and manufacturing; pioneering new ways of working to deliver greater value from the global product supply-chain; working with teams to bring new thinking and ways of working to IT compliance and security to create a culture of collaboration and accountability supported by modern technology.

She set up Quince Consultancy to help businesses to add value through creating a supportive culture for people to grow and develop simplifying processes and using technology innovatively and ethically.

Society & 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 four 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