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Lesley Batchelor OBE

Lesley Batchelor OBE

International Entrepreneur, International Trade Experts Ltd

Lesley Batchelor OBE is a champion of UK exporters, with a powerful track record in enhancing the export performance of over 1000
SME businesses.

After 11 years blue-chip background Lesley set up her own consultancy to support & grow SMEs taking them into new markets. She
worked as director-general of the Institute of Export (IOE), an education foundation providing qualifications, turning it around from a
failing charity.

An active Co-Chair of the Bribery Act 2010 Scrutiny expert panel working with DFID and the Gov. Anti-corruption Champion; APPG
Export Promotion; ICC Advisory Panels on Trade & Investment and Manufacturing and Select Committees supporting SMEs.
A graduate of the Institute of Export and Chartered Institute of Marketing. She has invaluable expertise in intellectual property, global
licensing, and marketing. Received the OBE