Charles Nasser founded Claranet in 1996 and has grown it into one of Europe’s leading independently owned managed services providers. Operating in 6 countries, with over 5,500 business customers and 1,000 staff Claranet has annualised revenues of £165 million. Charles has led the company through a strong period of organic growth as well as several acquisitions from public and private companies.

Charles holds a Masters degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Imperial College (University of London), a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance (ACCA) and a Masters in Finance from the London Business School. A keen traveller, Charles has visited over 85 countries and participated in several expeditions, including a trek to the geographic North Pole in 2004.