Lucinda Woods

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Lucinda is an experienced finance and strategy leader with a career spanning large publicly listed companies and the start-up and scale up ecosystem.

She was Strategy and Business Development Director, and a member of the Group Executive Committee, at The Restaurant Group plc, a FTSE 250 constituent. During this time, she also served as Interim Group Chief Marketing Officer, implementing a range of key turnaround initiatives. Prior to this, she held a number of senior finance roles at Paddy Power (now Flutter Entertainment plc).

She is currently working with Manna Drone Delivery, having raised a $25m Series A in 2021, to revolutionise last mile logistics using sustainable drone technology to enable fast and affordable deliveries of consumer products. She is also on the Board, and Finance & Audit Committee, of the Rotunda Hospital.

Earlier in her career, Lucinda worked in corporate finance for Investec, providing strategic and financing advice to companies across a range of different sectors. Prior to that, she qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.

She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Fulbright Scholar, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.

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