Cardiff Capital Region’s Business Conference

Eleri Gibbon

Director – Services Partners UK


As a leader within Microsoft’s Global Partner Solutions (GPS) organisation and part of the extended leadership team for Microsoft UK Eleri is responsible for a partner portfolio including Microsoft’s advanced specialised partners, telcos and breadth channel eco-system with a cross segment operating model across Enterprise, Corporate and SMB. Eleri is responsible for helping our partners transform by increasing partner capability, accelerating partner growth and deepening our co-sell with Microsoft field teams to help customers quickly adapt and transform during changing conditions by leveraging partner solutions across Azure, Security, Modern Work and Business Applications.

Eleri thrives best on the energy she gets engaging with business leaders and supporting her team in any customer or partner engagement to maximise potential when working closely together and building an open and transparent relationship. Eleri feels passionate about building diverse teams and enabling our Early in Career talent to grow and develop new skills whilst at the same time attracting external talent that bring a fresh perspective.  

Alongside her role, Eleri is the Regional Skills Lead for Wales leading the plan for how we can work closely with Public Sector, Education and Strategic Partners in Wales to leverage the Microsoft GetOn Framework which helps train people who are in education, those new to tech and those who have had their jobs impacted, it also helps advance the skills of tech professionals and help leaders who need to embrace new business models and deploy technology to drive organisations forward

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