Continuing with the International Women's Day interview series, Roberta Draper talks to Rosalind Singleton, CEO at Spring Fibre, Chair UK5G Advisory Board, and angel investor, who discusses the past, present and future challenges of being a woman in the tech and telecoms sectors. 

Ros talks about her fantastic work with startups and explains how the lessons she has learned through her experiences have helped her become successful and achieve all she has in her career as the industry continues to transition away from being male-heavy.


Rosalind is a telecoms exec with nearly 30 years of experience in the sector. 

She is also Chair of the UK5G Advisory Board. UK5G is the national innovation network dedicated to the promotion of research, collaboration and the commercial application of 5G in the UK, providing advice to and working closely with the Department for Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Ros has also been an angel investor for the past 5 years and a member of the Angel Academe Advisory Board.  



Roberta is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial team. She advises startup founders, angel investors and established businesses on a variety of corporate and commercial legal matters. She advises on early stage investments, share option schemes, shareholder agreements, share buybacks and company sales and acquisitions. 


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