Dr Andy Richards

Biotechnology Entrepreneur and Business Angel at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Serial Biotechnology Entrepreneur and Business Angel

Andy is currently Chairman of Ixico plc, Novacta, Abcodia and Cambridge Temperature Concepts and is a Director of Arecor, Ieso Digital Health (formerly PsychologyOn-line), Congenica, Cancer Research Technology (commercial arm of CR-UK) and Babraham Bioscience Technologies. Most recently he was appointed non-executive director to Cambridge University Hospitals Trust.

His early career spanned positions with ICI (now AstraZeneca) and PA Technology, and he was a founder and executive director of Chiroscience. Since 1999 he has founded and invested in new mainly Cambridge-based healthcare companies, with more than 20 innovative ventures over the last 14 years. These include companies such as Vectura, Arakis, Cambridge Biotechnology Ltd and Geneservice. Andy is also a founder member of the Cambridge Angels

  • 13 March 2018, 4pm

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    A policy workshop to explore the challenges of performance measurement for government in the context of innovation, life sciences and UK plc.