BT's director for strategy and portfolio Olivia Garfield was recently named one of the 100 Women to Watch by the prestigious Cranfield School of Management.
first consultancy job because it didn't offer the work life balance she
consciously chose BT
because of its work life balance policies and because it allowed senior managers to work flexibly.
had a few years to build her
reputation before she
two children and now works flexible hours across the week.
gets into work early most days and logs on from home most evenings, but has one day a week when she
leaves at 2.30pm so she
can spend time with her
As a company which prides itself on being at the cutting edge of technology, she
can do nothing less than promote mobile and flexible working.
"You don't have to convince people that mobile working works here," she