Mandy Simpson

Faculty

Information Security and Blockchain / Cryptocurrencies

Mandy Simpson is Chief Executive at Wellington based consultancy Cyber Toa, helping companies secure their digital footprint. She has deep capital markets expertise, including four years as Chief Operating Officer at NZX, where she was 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 lived in Wellington for ten years, arriving from the UK where she worked in financial investigation and surveillance roles for Deloitte and the London Stock Exchange. She is a member of SingularityU New Zealand faculty.

Mandy sits on the boards of Punakaiki Fund and 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. 

Expertise

  • Information Security¬†
  • Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrencies