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Kate Methuen-Ley

After a successful 15 year marketing career, in well-known corporates and regional businesses across a variety of sectors, Kate consolidated her experience and love for a challenge by founding the joint venture partnership for Danish high street retailer Flying Tiger Copenhagen – introducing the popular brand to the UK with shops in Wales and Bristol. After five years, launching eight different branches and with +£5million turnover, and over 120 team members - she and her business partner successfully exited the company in 2018.  

Kate also has experience as a member of advisory boards, and NED experience in both the social enterprise sector and commercial sector. She provides mentoring for tech start-ups at the Alacrity Foundation. 

Kate grew up in Risca, and gained a BA(Hons) from Swansea University in French and Spanish. She also holds an MSc in Strategic Marketing from Cardiff University.