Cambridge Network Board

Our board is made up of Shareholders and Cambridge Network members elected by the serving Board of Directors.


(Chairman) Dr. Andy Harter Andy Harter with an out of focus office in the background

Andy Harter is an innovator and entrepreneur, responsible among other things for VNC software which allows remote control of one computer screen from another.  The technology is on over two billion devices, is on more different kinds of computer than any other application and is an official part of the internet. Before that, Andy was director of research and engineering at the influential AT&T Cambridge Laboratory and responsible for several ground-breaking technologies.  He has a PhD from the University of Cambridge where he is a Fellow of the Computer Laboratory and St Edmund’s College. He is a Trustee of both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Shareholder Board Members

Hermann Hauser in a white shirt and cravat Dr. Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners
One of the original Founders of the Cambridge Network and a Director since the Network’s inception in 1998, Hermann co-founded Amadeus Capital Partners in 1997 with Anne Glover and Peter Wynn. In his long and successful history as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Hermann has founded or co-founded companies in a wide range of technology sectors.
Colin Manktelow, NW Brown
Colin is a main board director of NW Brown Group and a director of NW Brown & Co. After starting his career in banking, Colin joined a Cambridge-based stock broking firm which became the nucleus of NW Brown & Co; Colin has been with the firm since 1987 and manages investment portfolios for clients, charities and pension funds. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) and holds the Institute’s Diploma.
Colin Manktelow in a black suit
Prof Andy Neely, Cambridge Network Director Prof Andy Neely, University of Cambridge
Professor Andy Neely is Pro-Vice-Chancellor: Enterprise and Business Relations at the University of Cambridge and former Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM). He is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College and Founding Director of the Cambridge Service Alliance. He is widely recognized for his work on the servitization of manufacturing, as well as his work on performance measurement and management
Lee Welham, Deloitte
Lee Welham is a partner in the Deloitte Cambridge office with 14 years’ experience in serving a range of businesses in the FTSE, AIM and high growth private market sectors. Lee leads the Deloitte Equity Capital Markets group in Cambridge which provides a range of services to companies with an aspiration to IPO.  He has led and been involved in all major areas of capital markets work including acquisition due diligence; reporting accountant work and demerger projects.
Lee Welham sitting at a table
Peter Taylor sitting at a table Dr. Peter Taylor, TTP
Peter is Managing Director of TTP Group. In 1987 he was one of the founders of TTP and subsequently built the science-based half of it. He is on the board of a number of external organisations involved in education, the arts, entrepreneurship, and promotion of high-tech industry. Peter has been responsible for product and technology developments in major markets including healthcare, communications and consumer products.

Individual Board Members

David Cleevley smiling in a suit without a tie Dr. David Cleevely
One of the original Founder Directors of the Cambridge Network and its Chair for several years, David is the Chairman of CRFS, which he co-founded in July 2007, and the founder and former Chairman of telecoms consultancy Analysys (acquired by Datatec International in 2004). He has been a prime mover behind Cambridge Network, co-founder of Cambridge Wireless (CW), co-founder and Chairman of Cambridge Angels and is a member of the IET Communications Policy Panel. In October 2014 he was elected Chairman of Raspberry Pi.
Dr. Andrew Lynn, Fluidic Analytics
Andrew Lynn is an entrepreneur and executive with a focus on life-science and physical-science ventures. Andrew founded Orthomimetics, a regenerative orthopaedic devices company, based on his PhD research conducted jointly at the University of Cambridge and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr Lynn subsequently led solid-state-lighting venture CamGaN Limited as CEO from the commencement of operations to the company’s acquisition in 2012. His efforts have earned him recognition in Europe as an inaugural winner of a Science|Business Academic Enterprise Award and in the US as a member of Technology Review Magazine’s TR35 list of the world’s top young innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs. He is CEO of Fluidic Analytics.
head and shoulders photo of Andrew Lynn in a dark suit
Prof. Roderick Watkins, Anglia Ruskin University

Prof Watkins first joined Anglia Ruskin in 2014, as Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, before being appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in 2015.

Prior to joining ARU, he was Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Canterbury Christ Church University, where he was appointed Professor of Composition and Contemporary Music in 2005.

Caroline Rowland, ARM
Caroline Rowland joined ARM in September 2014 and is currently Global People Services Director where she leads a talented team of HR Business Partners, HR Managers and HR shared services to manage the strategic and tactical deployment of HR activities across ARM. Prior to joining ARM, Caroline undertook a variety of different HR roles at Diageo, the worlds largest drinks company, for eight years including HR Business Partnering, Talent & Reward roles.
Caroline Rowland, Global People Services Director
Claire Ruskin Claire Ruskin, Cambridge Network 
Claire has long been part of the Cambridge Phenomenon, starting in chip design as an electronics engineer at Cambridge Consultants and then delivering increasingly ambitious technical product developments for a range of clients around the world. She has extensive technical and practical knowledge and experience with developing products, people and companies. Claire travels worldwide, when needed, to talk about what makes Cambridge such a special place and how it has created so many technologies and companies. Claire is CEO of Cambridge Network.
Vicki Sanderson
With more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources at companies such as Domino Printing Sciences and Marshall of Cambridge, Vicki brings a vast amount of people management expertise and cultural knowledge. Vicki has achieved a BA in History and a CIPD.
Vicki Sanderson sitting at a desk with a plant in the background
Andy Williams, AstraZeneca / MedImmune Dr Andy Williams, AstraZeneca
Andy Williams holds the dual roles of Vice President R&D for MedImmune and Cambridge Transition Team Leader for AstraZeneca, MedImmune’s parent company. This includes working with Cambridge and national stakeholders to develop the local infrastructure, promoting the life sciences sector and inspiring the next generation of scientists through MedImmune and AstraZeneca extensive local community outreach activities. With the arrival of AstraZeneca’s global head office and new strategic R&D centre in Cambridge, Andy has been an active contributor to evolving Cambridge’s thinking in areas like transport, skill development, amenities for the community and affordable housing.
Ken Woodberry, Microsoft Research
Ken is Deputy Managing Director at Microsoft's Cambridge Research Lab with responsibility for the lab's business-facing activities, including technology transfer, incubation, licensing, spin-outs, and other models for utilising the intellectual property generated by the lab's research groups. Woodberry joined Microsoft Research in September 2002 from RealVNC, a start-up he co-founded with colleagues from AT&T Laboratories in Cambridge.
Ken Woodberry leaning against a wall
black and white head shot of David Mardle David Mardle, (Company Secretary)

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