4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central


Kathy Quashie

Head Of Indirect Business. Vodafone Business

Speaker profile

Kathy is a respected executive leader with substantial expertise in P&L growth, sales leadership and digital transformation. She
has worked across Tech, Telecoms, Software, Retail and Banking delivering traction of operation in some of the largest and
most dynamic markets.

Kathy currently works for Vodafone leading Enterprise Indirect Partnerships, her role see’s her establishing c-level
engagements with businesses to promote the sale of Vodafone’s intelligent connectivity and adjacent services. Since joining,
Kathy has driven significant growth transformation within the channel and was recognised by Capacity magazine, as Top 20
Women for doing amazing work across the industry. She previously worked for British Telecom plc as Director for Major
Business, where she delivered significant performance growth and customer success. Kathy was also CEO and Chair of BT
Expedite, BT’s digital omni-channel retail business, where she led on the turnaround and then profitable divestment of the unit
to an Equity acquirer, APAX, based in America.

Prior to this she held a number of senior roles during her tenure at BT and across other Retailers and Telcos. Her commercial,
customer and tech leadership during this time delivered strong revenue management and M&A assurance activity. Her success
in Telco was recognised externally in 2009 by GT in the Global Telecoms Forty under Forty top executives to watch.

Kathy has also been a key member of Tech women programs, mentoring and significantly contributed to the diversity and
inclusion agenda for the companies she has worked within. For this, her combined industry leadership and performance, she
was recognised externally for Woman to Watch 2019, by Cranfield University, spotlight on BAME Board future talent and more
recently featured on EMpower Ethnic Minority Executive Role Model 2021. Her belief is that a truly inclusive culture will drive
stronger business performance and that great leaders are great examples so its important to lead by example. Kathy holds a
MBA from Heriot Watt University, is also CIMA part qualified and a black belt in six sigma.

Kathy is also a Non-executive Director with the Morgan Sindall Group.

She is married and lives in London but enjoys international travelling, sailing and other outdoor sports when time permits.
Kathy is also keen on supporting charities and foundations and have dedicated time to helping

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