Patrick Murray – Principal, South East
Patrick has eighteen years Finance and Business Development experience gained whilst working in the Media, Transport and Logistics sectors.
After qualifying as a chartered accountant in industry with Reed Elsevier plc, Patrick went on to work for Virgin Media TV in their corporate finance team. Patrick subsequently became Finance Director for Interactive Services at Chello Media where he was responsible for building a large commercial team which helped launch Chello’s digital television platform.
Patrick then joined a start up, Global Interactive Gaming, prior to the launch of the UK’s first in-running betting service. Patrick co-led the sale of this company to ISWI systems in 2002.
After a full time MBA at IMD in Lausanne, Patrick joined the Norse Merchant Group, helping to turn this company around prior to its successful sale to AP Moller / Maersk.
He moved to Opta Sports Data, helping to grow the business from £1million to over £9million turnover and 120 people during a five year period.
Patrick’s experience has been as a hands-on FD, whilst also having considerable business development and operational experience.