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Mandy Calvert

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CEO & Founder, Quince Consultancy
Non-Executive Director, The Guinness Partnership
Non-Executive Director, Wulvern Housing

Cambridge affiliations

  • MA Engineering Science, Churchill College, 1982

Professional history

Mandy spent 28 years in the Life Sciences sector working for ICI, Zenca and AstraZeneca where she held senior operational roles across a wide range of business functions. She lead 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 utilising technology effectively.

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 the Macclesfield Half Marathon which donates all profits to local charities and community groups.

She is involved in the Aspire Foundation (mentoring women in charity sector), and The Bird Table Tech (supporting women in technology).

Mandy Calvert