John Patterson is a former Army officer whose final appointment was as a board member and executive director responsible for a £3.5bn pa portfolio including information systems; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities; and medical technology.  He was a founding member of the oversight board for the jHub, Strategic Command’s innovation platform.  

John now advises innovative tech companies, including experts in artificial intelligence and data analytics; engineering; medical technology; space, surveillance and uncrewed systems.  He is on the advisory board of Bean Partners, a mid-market corporate finance advisory firm; is a Non-Executive Director and Trustee of Stop the Traffik, a UK-based global charity dedicated to ending human trafficking; and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.