Wayra connects Telefónica with disruptors.
Our aim is to scale your business and our own.

We work with start-ups to offer innovative solutions to Telefónica's customers.

We offer unparalleled access to 350 million customers and clients in multiple countries. We are a unique and effective interface between entrepreneurs on the one hand and our network of corporates, governments and other partners in the 15 countries in which Telefónica operates.

Wayra UK

We are committed partners. Over the last seven years, we have invested and supported 188 companies to help scale the global start-up ecosystem. We have invested cash and business development support throughout the world, and have created seven hubs that offer our start-ups unique access to heads of state, corporate leaders, investors, serial entrepreneurs and even royalty.

We are a global team of tech lovers & start-up enthusiasts seeking new opportunities for our entrepreneurs and businesses.

Gary Stewart

Director

Victoria Navazo

Financial and Portfolio Controller

Niall Shanley

In-House Counsel and Director Wayra Ireland
Wayra UK

Alexandra Gilbert

Head of Acceleration

Devika Wood

Programme Manager, London 2020 and The Health Hub

Jaime Noain

Programme Manager, Intelligent Mobility Accelerator

Sarah Martin

Programme Manager, NCSC Cyber Accelerator

Charlotte Waugh

Programme Manager, AI & Blockchain Accelerator

Anthea Greco

Head of Partnerships & Investment
Wayra UK

Sandeep Raithatha

Head of Wayra Engagement

Lucy Russo

Head of Events

Victor Aloi

Head of Comms

Gela de Rato

Head of Global Business Development

Nzube Ufodike

Investment Manager

Jack Linnett

Wayra Engagement Lead

Margaret Sheyindemi

Investment and Partnerships Associate

Jamie Griffin

Media & Events Lead

Teresa González-León

Events Coordinator

Raphael Ani

Head of External Commercialisation

Jyoti Radia

New Product Development

Nicholas Duncan

Assistant Programme Manager

Alexandra Charalambous

Office Manager

Claudia Tomas

Business Development Analyst

Wayra Hubs

In the UK, Wayra is based in the country's most important innovation hub, located in London, Milton Keynes and Oldham.
At our space you will find the most interesting events about entrepreneurship, opportunities to take your startup to the next level next to the key entrepreneurs of the ecosystem and learn about the most disruptive technologies.

The Wayra Call

London Office
Wayra UK 20 Air Street
London W1B 5AN

Intelligent Mobility

Milton Keynes Office
Wayra UK The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes MK9 1BP

Fair by design

Greater Manchester Office
Wayra UK 38-44 Yorkshire St
Oldham OL1 1SE