Ms. Sarika Bijen Patel
Sarika Patel is a business leader with over 25 years blending of public, private organisational experience. She is a qualified Chartered account and also a graduate in law.
A proven leader in international business, Sarika’s experience includes leading large multi-sited teams, corporate development and finance, acquiring, integrating and developing businesses as well as company restructuring and turnaround.
Sarika has been on a host of public and private sector boards and is a commissioner and board member of the Gambling Commission.
She is also on the Board of Imperial Healthcare Trust where she chairs the remuneration committee. She is also a Trustee of the Royal Institution of Great Britain and on the board of the Office of Nuclear Regulation.
Sarika has acquired her exceptional depth of experience through her career progression from starting her professional career at Price Waterhouse, early coalface roles in private enterprise and increasingly senior positions in the public sector culminating in being Director of Innovation at London Development Agency. From there she moved into the ‘advisory’ business as National Head of Technology at Grant Thornton. She then led the European operation of large Indian conglomerate MW Corp before joining Zeus Caps.