VP Public Affairs
Stephen Pattison is currently VP Public Affairs at ARM, a leading global high tech company based in Cambridge. He is responsible for ARM’s contributions to public policy thinking across the world. His focus is London, Brussels, Beijing and Washington. He was the first person to be appointed to a Public Affairs role at ARM, in 2012. Key issues on which he is working include Internet of Things, AI, Smart Cities, and Digital Security. Stephen is Chairman of the micro:bit Educational Foundation and Chairman of the IoT Security Foundation. Prior to joining ARM, Stephen was CEO, International Chamber of Commerce UK. Before that he worked for James Dyson as Head, International Business Development. Stephen spent some of his career as a British Diplomat, working on a variety of political and commercial negotiations in London, Nicosia, Warsaw, Washington, New York and Geneva.