About This Episode
Paving the way for a new generation is the mission of my guest today. Neeta Patel is the CEO of Centre for Entrepreneurs, the UK’s leading entrepreneurship foundation. With its flagship programme the NEF+ – New Entrepreneurs Foundation – it is helping the UK to maintain a world-leading start-up ecosystem. It is a programme and an organisation that seek to release potential and ambition, which are also recurring themes in Neeta’s own life. Recognised as one of the UK’s most influential women in enterprise, she has established herself as one of the pre-eminent voices on entrepreneurship and opportunity for the next generation.
Neeta Patel CBE, CEO, Centre for Entrepreneurs
Neeta Patel CBE is CEO of Centre for Entrepreneurs and New Entrepreneurs Foundation, and an experienced executive with over 25 years of strategy and operational leadership experience in launching new ventures, business turnarounds and change, with a sharp focus on impact, growth and revenues. Prior to joining the New Entrepreneurs Foundation, Neeta worked in Private Equity advisory, matching technology entrepreneurs with investors. Neeta held senior positions at Thomson Financial (Reuters), Legal & General PLC, Financial Times Group and at the British Council. She is an early internet pioneer having launched the first personal finance web site in Europe for L&G in 1996.