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We have the privilege of working with a strong group of CVP mentors who are an integral part of the CVP offering. CVP mentors are experienced business professionals, with expertise in a particular industry. Their role for the duration of the CVP is to be an effective sounding board, offering business guidance and critical support to the student team.

Lyndon Adams

Founder, FractalWorks

Faisal Ahmed

Co-Founder, Axxeltrova

John Allan

Sales, Marketing & Business Development Consultant

William Allan

CEO, SurgaColl Technologies

Dr Shima Barakat

Entrepreneurial Educator

James Beattie

Technical & Managerial Consultant

Michael Birdsall

Founder, TwoSigmas

Sarah Broderick

Chief Risk Officer,

Paul Campion

Innovation & Digital Strategist

Ludo Chapman

Strategy Facilitator

Mary-Anne Claridge

Data and Information architecture

Philip Claridge

Chief Architect & Strategist, Mandrel Systems

Mark Collins

IP Consultant & Chairman

Dr Gordon Coutts

Director, Coutts Consulting

Peter Cowley

Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

Dr Jane Dancer

Independent Healthcare Consultant

Chris Dunn

Business Development Consultant

Michael Fine

Board Advisor, NED

Investor: Digital Consumer/Retail Sector

Professor Jonathan Gillard

Professor of Neuroradiology, University of Cambridge

Richard Green

Entrepreneur & Strategist

Shelley Gregory-Jones

Development Director, International Cat Care

Andrew Hatcher

Entrepreneur, advisor, and investor

Peter Hiscocks

Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Cambridge Judge Business School

Collette Johnson

Technology Strategist

Mainda Kiwelu

Senior Product Manager, Metail

Dr Richard Leaver

Guest (Visiting) Professor, Beijing University of Science and Technology

Claudio Marinelli

CEO, Cambridge Photon Technology

Arthur Meadows

Innovation & Technology Strategist

Hamza Mudassir

Visiting Fellow in Strategy, Cambridge Judge Business School

Technology & Product Consultant

Sian Nash

Associate Chief Operator Officer, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Wellcome Genome Campus

Hugh Parnell

Cleantech Specialist

Aileen Ryan

Technology Strategist

Sanjeet Sanghera

Head of Wind, BloombergNEF

Thomas Sawyer

Chief Operating Officer, Cantabio Pharmaceuticals

Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley

Director of Innovations & Impact, British Antarctic Survey

Hunter Sims

Acting Director of Operations, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

David Taylor

Management Consultant

Tania Vallares Balsa

Investment Manager, Xesgalicia

Mark Wickham

Specialist in Commercialising Medical Devices and Technologies