Gavin Patterson Talks Business Goals

Gavin Patterson Talks Business Goals


Gary Lineker hosts a rare one-on-one interview with BT Group CEO Gavin Patterson, who opens up to Gary about the steps the UK's leading communications service has taken since he took on the role in 2013 and his ambition for where he can take it next. Click here to learn more about Gavin Patterson. 

Former Chief Executive BT Group plc

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Gavin Patterson, 51, served as Chief Executive, BT from 2013-19. During his tenure, Patterson completed the UK rollout of the superfast fibre and started the deployment ultrafast fibre. He led the £15billion acquisition of EE, launched BT Sport, expanded BT’s cyber security practice and championed BT’s social purpose agenda. He joined BT in 2004 as MD Consumer and joined the board as CEO BT Retail in 2008. Prior to BT, he spent four years at Virgin Media and nine years at Procter & Gamble. Patterson is a Non-Executive Director at British Airways plc and a Trustee of the British Museum. He graduated from Cambridge University with an MEng in Chemical Engineering.