- VP Public Affairs
- ARM Holdings Plc.
Stephen Pattison is VP Public Affairs at ARM.
ARM is a UK based company, with global interests. ARM designs microprocessors, used in many products, including the majority of mobile phones.
Stephen is responsible for ARM’s involvement with and contribution to policy and government thinking across the world. His main focus is London, Brussels, Washington and, increasingly, China. 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, Smart Cities, Data Protection, Energy Efficiency, and Security.
Prior to joining ARM, Stephen was CEO, International Chamber of Commerce UK, where he represented the interests of a range of companies and focussed on various policy and international trade issues.
Before that he worked for James Dyson (Vacuum cleaners etc) as Head, International Business Development, where he introduced new products into new markets as well as accelerating growth in existing markets.
He was once a British Diplomat, working at the British Embassy in Washington, and as Director, International Security at the Foreign Office in London.
Educated at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, Stephen also spent 2003-4 at Harvard as a Fellow in International Affairs.