Neeta Patel

Centre for Entrepreneurs

Neeta is CEO at The New Entrepreneurs Foundation, which is a unique UK charity with a mission to develop the next generation of Entrepreneurs in the UK. The NEF is also home to the entrepreneurs think tank, The Centre for Entrepreneurs. She is passionate about encouraging bright, talented young people to become entrepreneurs and is a regular speaker at Entrepreneurship events and conferences.

Prior to joining the NEF, Neeta worked in Private Equity working with technology start-ups and private investors. She has over 20 years of experience in the Corporate world, spanning financial services, media & publishing and education. She has also led a Fintech startup.

She is a mentor to a number of start-ups led by young entrepreneurs and is an Entrepreneur-Mentor-In-Residence at London Business School, a Non- Executive Director for a fashion e-commerce business, an adviser to an LBS Alum-led wine business.

Neeta was awarded a Special Merit award in the Entrepreneurs’ Champion category at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards in 2015 and was listed as one of the Maserati 100 in 2016.


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