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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.

Faisal Ahmed

Co-Founder, Axxeltrova

John Allan

Sales, Marketing & Business Development Consultant

William Allan

CEO, SurgaColl Technologies

Dr Shima Barakat

Entrepreneurial Educator

J.L. Beattie

Technical & Managerial Consultant

Michael Birdsall

Founder, TwoSigmas

Alison Booth

Business Transformation & Executive Coach, Fitzwilliam Consulting

Sarah Broderick

Chief Risk Officer,

Ludo Chapman

Strategy Facilitator

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

Neil Gough

Advisor on Strategy in Economically Regulated Industries

Richard Green

Entrepreneur & Strategist

Shelley Gregory-Jones

Development Director, International Cat Care

Collette Johnson

Technology Strategist

Mainda Kiwelu

Senior Product Manager, Metail

Dr Richard Leaver

Guest (Visiting) Professor, Beijing University of Science and 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

Ian Sandison

CEO, Cambridge BID

Thomas Sawyer

Chief Operating Officer, Cantabio Pharmaceuticals

Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley

Director of Innovations & Impact, British Antarctic Survey

James Strachan

Co-founder, James and James Fulfilment

Adrian Swinburne

Technology & Business Development Consultant, Quintaxiom

David Taylor

Management Consultant

James Thomas

Senior Investment Associate, Cambridge Enterprise

Amy Weatherup

i-Teams Programme Director, University of Cambridge