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  • Published by Lucy Woods on 5 Jun 2019
  • Last modified 7 Jun 2019
Telecommunications expert Rosalind Singleton joins the Invested Investor podcast this week.

Source: Invested Investor

In her podcast she divulges that her accreditation was gained through experience and tenacity, which has compelled her to openly communicate her own expertise with others. Ros is the Chair of the UK5G Innovation Network Advisory Board, the Managing Director of UK Broadband and works closely with the department for Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport. She is also an active mentor and angel investor, concentrating on female led tech companies with Angel Academe.

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Rosalind is an angel investor, telecoms exec and board chair with long experience in technology sectors.

For the last four years she has been an active angel investor and mentor and has led several deals.  She is focussed primarily on tech businesses with a female founder.  One of Rosalind’s deals won “Female Led Investment of the Year” at the UKBAA 2018 awards.  Her investments span wearables, products, software, soft drinks, big data and blockchain in both B2B and B2C spheres.  She is a member of the Angel Academe Advisory Board. 

Rosalind joined UK Broadband in 2013 and has been Managing Director since 2017.  She has previously held senior roles at BT, Cable and Wireless, Vodafone, various VNOs, and other international operators from start-ups to incumbents.

Rosalind is also Chair of the UK5G Advisory Board.  UK5G is the national innovation network dedicated to the promotion of research, collaboration and the commercial application of 5G in the UK, providing advice to and working closely with the Department for Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport (DCMS). 

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Rosalind Singleton