An experienced business development professional, Patricia comes with a strong background of over 25 years Sales, Accounts Management & Customer Services experience dealing with direct and corporate clients and partners across UK and Asia. As Head of Business Development, her remit is to foster and sustain relations with both members and strategic partners for growth and collaboration opportunities. Most recent partnership initiated provided CW members with links to International bodies such as China Electronic Chambers of Commerce and TusPark.
As the go-to-person for membership engagement, Patricia provides business introductions and steer members towards activities that enhance their value add. Adept at supporting projects, she project managed the relocation of CW HQ to The Bradfield Centre, support Accelerator programme like Telecom Italia, created an R&D accelerator, and is Project Support Manager to current CW Innovation programmes. She was involved with the engagement of UN ITU AI For Good conference in Geneva and other CW Unplugged series of events on social and environment impact. Her other experiences include event managing high profile senior level CW Founders’ dinners as well as tech events under the Mobile Broadband and Digital Content & Delivery SIG (Special Interest Group).
Outside of CW, Patricia is all about positive experiences - diversity of culture, dining and travel activities are high up on her social agenda. She volunteers at FoodCycle, a charity that believes in the strong cause of preventing food waste by creating meals out of surplus food meant to be discarded for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation.