Team - Mango Solutions


Mango has carefully picked the best team to move the company into new arenas and to produce top quality work for our customers. Our emphasis is always on achieving maximum customer satisfaction. The management team welcome the chance to discuss business opportunities, if you would like to contact us please email us at:

Mango’s two founding directors are actively involved in running the company and engaging with customers:

Managing Director - Matthew Aldridge
Matthew has worked for some of the major business intelligence and data mining vendors including Business Objects, Cognos, Insightful and Accrue. Working primarily in sales related roles Matthew has worked with and solved problems for a variety of blue chip and start-up companies implementing business intelligence and data mining solutions. In his spare time, Matt makes full use of his managerial talents to run a ladies football team.


Chief Data Scientist - Richard Pugh
Richard has many years experience working with data analysis products and specializes in SAS and S-PLUS. He has a BSc in mathematics and statistics from Bath University and has worked in the pharmaceutical and financial sectors as a technical consultant. Prior to setting up Mango Solutions with Matt, Richard held a Pre Sales role for Insightful working with customers, running training courses and managing projects. Richard is a keen and talented member of Bath Light Operatic Group.

Key Personnel

Operations Director - Nicola Carley
Nicola joined Mango Solutions as Operations Director in late 2009. Nicola’s career in Information Communications Technology has spanned nearly 20 years. Initially, she was responsible for delivering training to both public and private sectors with a client base across UK & NW Europe. She moved into telecommunications’ delivery in 2003 and as the Service Delivery Director, was pivotal in establishing a new company, focussed on building and sustaining an award winning service portfolio. By bringing her energy and commitment to Mango she will ensure the customer focussed support of projects throughout their lifecycle. Nicola likes to spend her free time with her family in the countryside, walking, running or falling off her bike.


Product Director - Jonathan Chard
Jonathan joined Mango in May 2008 with 17 years experience in the software industry, gained in sectors including banking, scientific and health. He has an MSc in Software Engineering from Teesside University and a degree in Mathematics with Computation from Loughborough University. Most recently he successfully managed the DDML project which went live on schedule for Novartis in December 2009.