Royston Hoggarth was most recently Chief Executive for British Telecom’s Global Services business in the UK. He joined Wellington Partners as a Venture Partner in the autumn of 2005, supporting the firm’s Technology portfolio companies with specific focus on the UK. Since November 2005, he has also been a board member of Wellington portfolio company Swyx Solutions.
In addition, he is Chairman of UK-based iPSL, a joint venture payments company between Barclays Bank PLC, LloydsTSB Bank PLC, HSBC PLC and Unisys PLC. He is also Chairman of ANT PLC, a listed iPTV company; Chairman of Source8, a leading telecommunications sourcing business; and Non-Executive Director of Intercede PLC, a digital identity management business.
Royston has enjoyed two decades of experience in the ICT industry. Prior to becoming CEO of BTGS UK, he was CEO of Cable & Wireless UK, and prior to that, Chief Executive, International, at LogicaCMG. Before coming to LogicaCMG, Royston spent 12 years working for IBM in a variety of roles, culminating in Managing Director of IBM’s retail products division worldwide.