Polly McMaster

Founder, The Fold

Polly McMaster is the founder behind The Fold. A successful business woman, whose love of fashion was the inspiration to create an amazing new brand for professional women. Polly comes from the competitive world of consulting and finance, with a Cambridge PhD in Molecular Biology and an MBA at London Business School.

In July 2013, Polly started her career at L.E.K. Consulting, a Strategy Consulting firm based in London, and subsequently moved to Apax Partners, a global Private Equity firm. She then went on to complete an MBA with Distinction at London Business School, where she focused on Entrepreneurship, and started The Fold with Cheryl Mainland (who subsequently moved to the US, and is no longer involved in the business). In 2013, Management Today voted Polly as one of the “35 under 35” most influential business women.