Clive Fenton

Chairman and Co-founder, Step5

Clive, Chairman and Co-founder of Step5, is recognized in the industry for his unique ability to identify, assess and resolve complex issues from both a business and technical perspective. Alongside project management, he is involved in the engagement and delivery of large-scale business change programmes. He combines 30 years’ experience of technical design and delivery with an astute commercial awareness and an in-depth understanding of how to achieve and deliver successful results.

Clive has held a number of senior positions in both the private and public sector, including the executive responsibility for a business division with over £5 billion ($6.4 billion) total contract value for a leading European IT Services company.

He was Executive Director and co-founder of i3it, a successful niche consultancy which employed over 150 staff. Specializing in the delivery of large-scale business-driven IT programmes, the company was eventually acquired by BT, one of the world’s leading communications services companies.

During his time with BT, Clive was Vice President for Service across BT Global Services, and he was part of the exclusive team that recovered and managed the successful delivery of the Spine Programme, a £1.3 billion programme ($1.7 billion) for the UK’s National Health Service.