Dr Lopa Patel MBE

Dr Lopa Patel MBE | Diversity UK

Dr Lopa Patel MBE

Dr Lopa Patel MBE is an inspirational leader and successful Digital Entrepreneur, Non-Executive Chair, NED and Trustee.

The founder of two online media businesses and a data-driven marketing consultancy, Lopa is known for transforming businesses through technology. With strengths in governance and risk oversight Lopa is also the Founder and Chair of nationally recognised equality and inclusion charity, Diversity UK; a Trustee of The Science Museum Group (SMG); a Non-Executive Director of the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and a Council Member of The Open University (OU).

Lopa is an elected Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Institute of Data & Marketing (IDM). She is an ambassador for entrepreneurship, innovation and technology and has been recognised with many accolades including an MBE for services to the creative industries in 2009; the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion in 2015 and an Honorary Doctorate by The Open University in 2017 in recognition of her efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in science and technology.