In a career of more than 35 years Pat Chapman-Pincher has been responsible for creating and growing major multi-national companies in the Internet, fixed and mobile telecoms sector. Following an early career in IBM and BT Pat became part of the founding team of MFS International and went on to lead UUNET International, and grew it to an annual turn-over of $1bn with large scale operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

She has also participated in start-ups of small technology companies and has board level experience in both large and small listed and private companies.

In 2002 Pat founded the Cavell Group; a consultancy focused on convergence, and also has a portfolio of interests within the ICT sector. Pat believes that with the right strategy and effective leadership companies can out-perform their competitors no matter what the market conditions.

She has particular skills and experience in working with multi-national teams and especially enjoys coaching entrepreneurial teams to grow in new markets. Pat is Chairman of the Cavell Group; a non-Executive Director of Pace PLC; of Friends of the Earth and of Groundwork East London.