Sir Terry Matthews is the founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover International, a private, global investment management firm and holding company. Since 1972, Terry has founded or funded more than 100 companies. Early data networking giant Newbridge Networks and current business communications leader Mitel are highlights.
Today, Wesley Clover has active interests in a range of innovative cloud and SaaS technology companies, as well as in selected commercial and leisure real estate.
Terry holds an Honours degree in electronics from the University of Wales, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 1994, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) and in 2001, the Queen made him a Knight Bachelor. In 2017, Terry was also appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada.