Annette Murphy


Annette Murphy

Chief Commerical Officer

Annette Murphy is Chief Commercial Officer at Colt, reporting directly to Colt’s Chief Executive Officer, Keri Gilder.

In this role, Annette is responsible for managing all Colt’s go to market activities to drive profitable revenue growth and a strong market presence, leading global teams across sales, marketing, customer success, product, commercial, and strategic partnerships. She also works closely with the wider organisation to ensure Colt delivers on its overall purpose and vision.

Annette’s extensive B2B technology and telecoms leadership experience includes global business strategy, change management, and building high-performance teams, to deliver significant growth and transform business outcomes.

Before joining Colt, Annette was Regional President EMEA and APAC at Lumen Technologies. Prior to Lumen, she held several leadership roles at Zayo and various senior-level positions at Geo Networks and BT.

Annette has a bachelor’s degree in commerce including strategic management and marketing from University College Cork, Ireland, and a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification in management accounting.

Annette lives in London with her husband and three children and is based at Colt’s head office in London.