Andy Richards

Dr Andy Richards CBE is an entrepreneur specialising in healthcare and life sciences.

He is currently Chairman of Congenica Limited, Arecor Limited, Abcodia Limited and Closed Loop Medicine Limited as well as being a Director of Ieso Digital Health Limited and Owlstone Medical Limited. He was a founder of Chiroscience Group plc and an executive director through its merger with Celltech plc in 1999.

Andy has a track record as a founder, director and active investor in more than 25 innovative healthcare and life science companies, including Vectura and Arakis. He is Chairman of the Babraham Campus, a director of the commercial board of CRUK, Chair of the CRUK Seed fund and a director of The Scale-Up Institute . Andy is a graduate of the University of Cambridge with a PhD in Chemistry and is also a founder member of the Cambridge Angels.