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Chet Patel

Position: Independent Non-Executive Director

Board Committees

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Remuneration 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 & Managing Director, Americas, BT Global.

Chet is also a non-executive advisor for a tech start-up and a law firm.

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