Kate Methuen-Ley

Kate is an experienced entrepreneur, adviser, and business management consultant.

Kate works with leaders to focus teams on strategy, structure, process, culture and more - allowing them to build the foundations they need to grow. She uses her skills to support, mentor and add value to businesses throughout their start-up and scale-up journeys.

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 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 she gained a BA (Hons) from Swansea University in French and Spanish. Kate holds an MSc in Strategic Marketing from Cardiff University.