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East of England Cambridge

Introducing our new Cambridge Branch Ambassador - Nitin Patel

30 Jul 2018

IoD Branch Ambassador Introduction


Your name:         Nitin Patel

Your title/role and company name:  CEO Redring Xpelair Group

Your IoD branch: Cambridge

Your IoD Branch Ambassador role: Manufacturing

Your social media handles e.g Twitter, LinkedIn etc


Q: How long have you been involved with the IoD?

Since 2002

Q: Can you tell us a little about your career to date?

Started has a student apprentice at Eatons  Transmission, worked for  General Motors, both in the UK and Internationally moving  to Dimplex in 2002 where I  worked in a number of their manufacturing businesses, moving  to Peterborough in 2012 for my current job of CEO of Redringxpelair.

Q: What do you hope to achieve as an IoD Branch Ambassador?

Help raise the awareness of the value of Manufacturing and Innovation and the benefits it bring to its locality, in addition help younger Entrepreneurs in the start-up phase of their business ideas.

Q: If you could give your 21 year old self some advice what would it be?

Be open to networking and deal with the facts and emotion in a balanced manner.

Q: What keeps you busy outside of work?

Golf, and 3 great ladies in my life.

Q: Are there any business related or policy issues that keep you awake at night?

No! Change is always going to happen, create a mind set to deal with it.

Q: Why do you think business leaders should join the IoD?

Enjoyment, networking and sharing experiences




Contact IoD East of England

For more information, please contact.

020 3006 2729

East of England

Branch and staff contacts can be found on the main Contacts tab


IoD East of England
The Bradfield Centre,
Cambridge Science Park,
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