Stephen Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick was born in Belfast and studied at Our Lady and St Patrick’s College and the University of Edinburgh. He moved to London to take jobs in the financial sector with Societe Generale and JP Morgan. In 2014, Fitzpatrick won Entrepreneur of the Year at the National Business Awards. Fitzpatrick led Ovo Energy in the successful acquisition of one of its competitors, Spark Energy.

About Stephen Fitzpatrick in brief

Summary Stephen FitzpatrickStephen Fitzpatrick is a British businessman, founder of OVO Energy and former owner of the Manor Racing team. Fitzpatrick was born in Belfast and studied at Our Lady and St Patrick’s College and the University of Edinburgh. In 2001, after graduating, Fitzpatrick founded The Rental Guide, a real estate advertisement business which promoted properties in Scotland online and via a free newspaper. He moved to London to take jobs in the financial sector with Societe Generale and JP Morgan.

In 2014, Fitzpatrick won Entrepreneur of the Year at the National Business Awards. In 2018, Fitzpatrick led Ovo Energy in the successful acquisition of one of its competitors, Spark Energy. Fitzpatrick is the sole owner of Imagination Industries Ltd, a holding company which has OVO energy among its subsidiaries. Another subsidiary, Vertical Aerospace Ltd, develops electrically powered VTOL aircraft.