Gavin Patterson


Gavin became CEO in September 2013. He is leading the fastest rollout of superfast broadband in the world with aims to reach 95% of the UK by 2017, as well as the proposed acquisition of EE which will create the UK’s leading converged communications provider.  He joined the company in 2004, becoming CEO BT Retail and joining the BT board in 2008. Under his leadership, BT Retail cemented its market-leading position launching BT Infinity fibre broadband and BT Sport; driving growth in IT services and building the largest wi-fi network in the UK and Ireland. Prior to this Gavin was at Telewest and Procter and Gamble.

Gavin is currently a Non-Executive Director, British Airways; Trustee of The British Museum and is a member of the Executive Committee of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

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We have to deliver sustainable top line growth…there's a lot riding on it Gavin Patterson