Maria Grazia Pecorari

Managing director, strategy and digital solutions

Maria Grazia is managing director, strategy and digital solutions.

Maria Grazia was appointed managing director, strategy and digital solutions in April 2017. She reports to our CEO.

Maria Grazia joined us in 2014 to lead our strategy. As managing director of strategy and digital solutions, her current remit extends to include the product management of our portfolio of network, collaboration and hybrid cloud solutions, as well as the management of our ecosystems of strategic alliance partners. In her role, she evolves and sharpens our global strategy and plans for BT to be the partner of choice for infrastructure managed services for global organisations worldwide, enabling their digital transformation.

Maria Grazia joined us from the global management consulting firm Bain & Company, where she was a principal in the telecom, media and technology practice. Her strategy experience spans consumer and enterprise telecommunications, software, network and IT equipment - in both developed and emerging markets. She is a regular speaker at global events including the World Economic Forum and Mobile World Congress.

Throughout her career, Maria Grazia has been and continues to be a mentor and strong advocate for women in business. She inspires other women to take responsibility and promote their careers, and was recently nominated for the Chris Seymour award for Women in Telecoms.

Maria Grazia holds an economics degree from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.