Mandy Simpson has recently been appointed Chief Executive at Wellington based consultancy Cyber Toa, helping companies who handle sensitive financial or personal data to dramatically improve their cyber security. She has deep capital markets expertise, including as Chief Operating Officer at NZX, where she has been an advocate for the development of blockchain technology for financial markets. Prior to that she was Chief Financial Officer for technology company Fronde. Mandy has been in New Zealand for ten years, arriving from the UK where she worked in financial investigation and surveillance roles for Deloitte and the London Stock Exchange.
Mandy is on the Board of NZTech, is an active investor in early stage companies and an advisory board member at BraveNewCoin, a Queenstown based company providing digital currency news and insights. Mandy has a law degree from Cambridge University. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.