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Chirag Patel

Chirag Patel

Patel Consulting, Microsoft 365 Consultant / Trainer | M365UK Organiser | Microsoft MVP, MCT

London, United Kingdom

Chirag is a highly experienced Chartered IT Professional consultant and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) at Patel Consulting delivering business collaboration & productivity, data & information management solution implementation, migration and divestment projects with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Microsoft Viva, Power Platform, Security & Compliance and Microsoft 365 related technologies.
Having worked with SharePoint since 2001 and Office 365 since 2012, Chirag has covered many roles, such as Delivery Lead, Technology Specialist, Solution Architect and Trainer working with clients in Energy, Financials, IT & Communications, Professional Services, Retail, Education, Public & Third sector, which has lead him to be an exceptional consultant & trainer as quoted by clients "established himself as a leader on the project, not only delivering on the separation and migration of M365 services, but also guiding and challenging colleagues to ensure the broader set of Cloud transition activities".
Chirag is highly qualified with an MSc in Business Systems Analysis & Design and holds many certifications including Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert and TOGAF Certified Architect.
As a volunteer, Chirag enjoys running Microsoft 365 UK (M365UK) user group and is a frequent speaker at local & international events. For his technical community contributions, Chirag has been awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) every year since 2020. He is also an Approved Chartered Membership Assessor for BCS (British Computer Society). According to, he was among the top 3% of most active speakers in 2022!


Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Teams
  • SharePoint Online
  • Office 365 Migration
  • SharePoint
  • PnP PowerShell
  • Microsoft Power platform
  • Power Apps
  • Power Automate
  • Azure
  • Power Virtual Agents
  • PowerBI
  • Office 365 Adoption
  • Office 365 Governance
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Microsoft Viva
  • Viva Connections
  • Viva Learning
  • Viva Insights
  • Viva Topics
  • Viva Goals
  • Viva Engage
  • Intranets
  • Document Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Training consultant
  • Information Management
  • information architecture
  • Employee experience
  • Microsoft certified trainer
  • Modern Collaboration Architecture
  • Copilot
  • Microsoft Copilot
  • Microsoft Syntex
  • Microsoft Mesh
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Metaverse
  • Mixed Reality
  • Microsoft Purview
  • Microsoft Compliance

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Metaverse One

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Microsoft Viva Days 2023

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Commsverse - Microsoft Teams Community Conference

June 2023 Weybridge, United Kingdom

Modern Workplace Conference Paris 2023

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TeamsCommunityDay 2023

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Viva Explorers Community Day (Manchester, UK)

November 2022 Manchester, United Kingdom

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October 2022 Bletchley, United Kingdom

Technology Empowerment Fair 2022

September 2022 London, United Kingdom

Metaverse One

September 2022

Commsverse 2022

June 2022 Weybridge, United Kingdom

Scottish Summit 2022

June 2022 Glasgow, United Kingdom

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May 2022 Berlin, Germany

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March 2022

CollabDays UK 2022 - Bletchley Park

February 2022 Bletchley, United Kingdom

South Coast Summit 2021

October 2021 Southampton, United Kingdom

South Coast Summit 2021 - Microsoft Viva and Syntex Workshop

October 2021 Southampton, United Kingdom

Commsverse 2021

September 2021 Weybridge, United Kingdom

NYC Teams Tuesday

July 2021 New York City, New York, United States

Power Saturday 2021

June 2021

Microsoft 365 Friday California 2021

January 2021

aMS Germany - 1/12/2020

December 2020 Aachen, Germany

M365 Chicago - Virtual Event

November 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Teams Day Online 2

September 2020

M365 Philly (AKA SPS Philly)

July 2020 Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Power Saturday 2020

June 2020 Paris, France

Modern WorkPlace Summit

April 2020 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Scottish Summit

February 2020 Glasgow, United Kingdom

SPS Leicester 2019

November 2019 Leicester, United Kingdom

Power Saturday 2019

June 2019 Paris, France

SharePoint Saturday London 2019

June 2019 London, United Kingdom

Evolve Conference

September 2018 Birmingham, United Kingdom

Chirag Patel

Patel Consulting, Microsoft 365 Consultant / Trainer | M365UK Organiser | Microsoft MVP, MCT

London, United Kingdom