Chet Patel

Position: Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committees

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee

Date of appointment to the Board

1 April 2022

Other current appointments

With over 15 years’ commercial experience at BT Group, Chet is currently Chief Commercial Officer and Managing Director for Commercial, Indirect, Partners, and the Americas.

Chet is also a non-executive advisor for Dentons and acts as a mentor for tech start-up organisations.

Past roles

Chet was non-executive director at London First between 2013 and 2017. He was also a non-executive member of the London Enterprise Panel between 2013 and 2016.

Prior to joining the BT Group in 2006, Chet worked for Charles Schwab.

Skills and experience

• Commercial expertise in the B2B service environment, promoting growth and sales strategies
• Expertise in business technology, cyber security, business transformation, commercial and marketing
• An MBA from Henley Management College
• An honours degree in Economics & Politics from University of Leeds