Global Spectrum Series

Speaker Biographies

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Speakers

Andreas Geiss

Andreas Geiss

Head of unit for Spectrum Policy, European Commission

 

Andreas Geiss is currently Head of Unit for Radio Spectrum Policy in DG INFSO of the European Commission. His responsibilities include the implementation of the inventory in accordance with the Radio Spectrum Policy Programme.

Andreas has been working for the European Commission since 2002. He started his professional career in 1991 at the German Regulatory Authority in the area of telecommunications. From 1994 until 2002 he worked for the European Radiocommunications Office (ERO), where he was project leader for many projects dealing with terrestrial and satellite mobile communications. He has been involved in the European preparations for World Radiocommunications Conferences since 1995. Andreas is a telecommunications engineer by profession and enjoys all sorts of sports in his spare time.

Philip  Marnick

Philip Marnick

Chair, RSPG

 

Philip is Group Director, Spectrum at Ofcom, where he is responsible for setting and implementing the strategy for managing spectrum including clearing, awarding, licensing, monitoring and enforcement.

Philip is also Chairman of the EU’s Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG) bringing together all the EU’s national spectrum authorities and the Commission.

Philip has over 30 years’ experience within the wireless communications industry. He has held senior executive positions covering technology, operations and strategy in both. Philip has worked in both start-up (from initial concept to sale) and large corporates in companies ranging from UK Broadband, O2, Orange, BT, J-Phone in Japan (now Softbank Mobile), Extreme Mobile and SpinVox (now Nuance).

Eric Fournier

Eric Fournier

Chairman, ECC, CEPT

 

Graduated from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (SUPELEC) in 1991, Eric Fournier is currently Director for Spectrum Planning and International Affairs in the Agence Nationale des Fréquences (ANFR), the French public agency in charge of spectrum management. In his position, he is directly responsible for preparing the revisions of the French national table of allocation and for the coordination of French positions in international meetings on spectrum within ITU, CEPT and EU. He was Chairman of the CEPT Conference Preparatory Group for the World Radiocommunications Conference 2012 (CPG-12) and, as French representative in RSPG, has chaired several RSPG working groups dealing with EU interests in international meetings and cross-border issues.

Mindel De La Torre

Mindel De La Torre

Chief International Bureau, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

 

Since October 2009, Mindel De La Torre has been Chief of the International Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In that role, she leads the FCC’s efforts internationally – both on a bilateral and multilateral basis. She oversees the International Bureau’s functions with regard to licensing of international and domestic satellites, international long distance, international broadcast stations, and submarine cables. Ms. De La Torre was previously at the FCC between 1994-1998 as Deputy Chief of the Telecommunications Division of the International Bureau.

Before returning to the FCC, she was president of the Telecommunications Management Group, Inc. (TMG), a consulting firm in the Washington DC area. Her work at TMG included advising businesses, international organizations, and regulators on issues relevant to liberalization and commercialization of the telecommunications sector. Ms. De La Torre managed a variety of teams responsible for telecommunications projects, including advising telecommunications agencies in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East regarding key restructuring and regulatory issues, redrafting and updating telecommunications laws and involvement in third generation mobile issues.

She has been a member of various U.S. delegations to ITU conferences, such as the
World Conference on International Telecommunications, World Radiocommunication Conferences, World Telecommunication Development Conferences, and Plenipotentiary Conferences. She has also participated actively in regional telecommunications organizations, such as CITEL and APEC.

Ms. De La Torre also worked at the Department of Commerce – for over four years at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and for three years in the General Counsel’s office.

Ms. De La Torre has a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from the University of Texas. She is a member of the Texas bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association. Having lived overseas most of her life, she speaks fluent Portuguese, French, and Spanish and is proficient in Italian.

Wassim Chourbaji

Wassim Chourbaji

Vice President for Government Affairs Europe, Middle East and North Africa , Qualcomm

 

Wassim Chourbaji is Vice President for Government Affairs Europe, Middle East and North Africa at Qualcomm. He oversees Qualcomm’s public policy and government relations, focusing in particular on the European Union. In this role, he leads the team in charge of innovation, technology, spectrum, regulatory, intellectual property, standardization, security, data and antitrust policies.
Wassim is chairman of the Communication Policy Council of TechUK, the policy arm of the UK digital industry. He was previously chairman of the spectrum group at DigitalEurope, the Brussels-based EU industry association, and chairman of the European spectrum group at the GSMA.
Prior to joining Qualcomm in 2006, Wassim was the head of spectrum for the France Telecom Group, overseeing the group’s fixed, mobile and satellite spectrum strategy across its operating companies. He was also designated by European administrations as lead coordinator on 4G spectrum for Europe at the ITU World Radio Conference. Previously, he served as regulatory manager for SkyBridge, Alcatel Space global Internet satellite project. He started his career as a spectrum engineer at French mobile operator Bouygues Telecom.
Wassim holds a master’s degree in wireless communications and is a graduate engineer from Supelec France.

Stephen Pentland

Stephen Pentland

Group Public Policy Head of Spectrum, Vodafone; & Vice Chair of FREQ WG, GSMA, Vodafone / GSMA

 

Stephen is Vodafone’s Group Public Policy Head of Spectrum and is responsible for managing the company’s spectrum policy across its 26 operating companies in Europe and AMAP. This includes setting the strategy for meeting the future needs of the business, engaging with national and regional regulatory authorities to shape policy, and managing spectrum valuation, acquisition and renewal activities. Stephen studied Engineering at Cambridge and worked previously in the Japanese technology sector and as a strategy consultant in the international telecommunications and media industries.

Philippe Lefebvre

Philippe Lefebvre

Head of Sector, 5G, DG CNECT, Future Connectivity Systems (Unit E.1), European Commission

 

Philippe Lefebvre is Head of the 5G Sector in the European Commission's DG CONNECT (Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology), responsible for wireless broadband research & innovation policy as well as for the 5G Public Private Partnership, a flagship initiative aimed at supporting EU's competitiveness in the fast evolving telecom sector.

Before his current position, Mr. Lefebvre worked in the EU spectrum policy field where he was in charge of the digital dividend policy and of spectrum policy for terrestrial broadcasting. Mr Lefebvre also worked in several other Commission departments in the field of research and innovation, more particularly regarding electronic commerce and the development of financial technologies.
Prior to joining the European Commission, Philippe Lefebvre held several technical and marketing positions in the banking industry, with the Belgian’s Generale Bank (1983-1986), Eurocard International – now MasterCard Europe - as vice-president Southern Europe (1987-1991), and with Visa International in the US (1992-1995).

Philippe Lefebvre is graduated in electrical & mechanical engineering (MS) from the University of Brussels (ULB) and in economics (MBA) from the same university.

Colin  Langtry

Colin Langtry

Chief, Study Group Dept., BR, ITU

 

Colin Langtry is the Chief of the Radiocommunication Study Groups Department in the International Telecommunication Union. The ITU-R Study Groups develop global standards for radiocommunication systems and conduct studies to support the international framework for management of the radio frequency spectrum.

Mr. Langtry’s recent experience involved working as the Counsellor for ITU-R Study Groups 5 and 8 supporting their studies on amateur, fixed, mobile and radiodetermination services. This activity included his role as Counsellor in the development of the ITU's International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) systems standards for mobile broadband wireless access.

Prior to that he was responsible for the Text Editing and Publications Division of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau and, before joining the ITU, managing spectrum planning activities in the Australian spectrum management agency.

Dino Flore

Dino Flore

Chairman, 3GPP RAN Group

 

Dino Flore received a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino (110/110 cum laude), Italy and a M.S. degree in Mobile Communications from the EURECOM Institute, France, in 2000.
From January 2000 to June 2003 he worked at Arraycomm as Senior Research Engineer, developing algorithms and solutions for smart antennas. In July 2003 Dino joined Qualcomm where he is currently serving as a Senior Director of Technical Standards, with a leadership role in the area of 3GPP RAN standardization. In the first two years at the company he worked as a Senior Engineer in the Engineering Service Group optimizing WCDMA networks that were just being rolled out around the world. From mid-2005 Dino moved to the Standards group, where since then he has contributed to the design and standardization of 3G and LTE systems, with main focus in the areas of mobility, inter-working between radio access technologies and self-optimizing networks. He is currently coordinating Qualcomm standards activities in 3GPP RAN Working Groups.
From August 2009 to May 2013 Dino served as Chairman of 3GPP RAN3, the Working Group responsible for the access network interfaces. In March 2013 he was elected Chairman of 3GPP RAN, the Technical Specification Group with overall responsibility for the radio interface and access network for LTE, UMTS and GSM. The group recently started working on the standardization of 5G. During his tenure as 3GPP RAN Chairman, Dino successfully managed the expansion of the LTE platform to new services, while continuing to improve its efficiency to meet the increasing mobile broadband demand.
In September 2016 Dino was appointed Director General of the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), the association bridging the automotive and telecom industries with the goal to address society’s connected mobility and road safety needs through communication solutions with applications such as ubiquitous access to services, integration into intelligent transportation systems, V2X communication, vehicle safety connectivity, and automated driving.

Branimir Stantchev

Branimir Stantchev

Head of Sector, Spectrum for Wireless Broadband, European Commission

 

Branimir is responsible for developing and implementing EU-level policy initiatives with focus on wireless broadband and broadcasting. These relate to harmonised and flexible use of spectrum, in particular for mobile broadband, as well as a long-term strategy for the future use of UHF broadcasting spectrum, including the 700 MHz band. He has coordinated the work of the Radio Spectrum Committee.

Branimir has been working with the European Commission since 2008.

He started his professional career in 1995 at the Vodafone Chair for Mobile Communications Systems at the Dresden University, Germany. From 2000 until 2008 he worked with the companies Philips, Qimonda and Signalion in Germany in the area of wireless equipment design, manufacturing and marketing.

Branimir has a PhD degree in mobile communications from the Dresden University. He has made contributions to Wi-Fi standardization.

Glyn Carter

Glyn Carter

Senior Spectrum Advisor, GSMA

 

Glyn Carter’s expertise spans a range of areas, including technology strategy, spectrum and other regulatory issues, standards, and the specification and procurement of voice and data terminals and services. Glyn’s knowledge of mobile telecoms technologies includes LTE, UMTS/HSPA, CDMA/EV-DO, GSM/GPRS and TETRA.

Glyn currently works in the Future Spectrum team at GSMA, preparing for the next ITU World Radio Communication Conference (WRC). In particular, Glyn is developing technical studies into compatibility and sharing between mobile and other services in spectrum bands. Before joining the GSMA in February 2012, Glyn spent over 10 years working for mobile operators in countries including Portugal, Romania and the UK.

As a consultant, Glyn has participated in numerous projects for regulators, operators and users of telecommunications, including replanning the radio spectrum in South Africa and other spectrum management projects for regulators in the UK, Japan, Sweden and Jordan. Glyn also undertook spectrum compatibility studies in CEPT and was editor of ECC Report 42 on spectrum efficiency. Before this, Glyn designed communication terminal products for Racal Electronics. Glyn has a bachelor of science degree in mathematics and a PhD in cryptography from London University.

William Webb

William Webb

CEO, Weightless SIG

 

William is CEO of the Weightless SIG, the standards body developing a new global M2M technology. He was one of the founding directors of Neul, a company developing machine-to-machine technologies and networks, which was formed at the start of 2011.
Prior to this William was a Director at Ofcom where he managed a team providing technical advice and performing research across all areas of Ofcom’s regulatory remit. He also led some of the major reviews conducted by Ofcom including the Spectrum Framework Review, the development of Spectrum Usage Rights and most recently cognitive or white space policy. Previously, William worked for a range of communications consultancies in the UK in the fields of hardware design, computer simulation, propagation modelling, spectrum management and strategy development. William also spent three years providing strategic management across Motorola’s entire communications portfolio, based in Chicago.
William has published 12 books, over 100 papers, and 18 patents. He is a Visiting Professor at Surrey University, a member of Ofcom’s Spectrum Advisory Board (OSAB), other oversight Boards and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the IEEE and the IET where he is a Deputy President. His biography is included in multiple “Who’s Who” publications around the world. William has a first class honours degree in electronics, a PhD and an MBA.

Ulrich Rehfuess

Ulrich Rehfuess

Head of Spectrum Policy, Nokia

 

Ulrich Rehfuess holds a diploma degree in Electrical Engineering of Technical University of Munich, Germany and one in Industrial Engineering of Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany. Of his more than 20 years of professional experience in Siemens, Nokia Siemens Networks and lately Nokia Networks, he spent more than 15 years in R&D, business strategy, system architecture and product management of mobile radio network systems covering GSM, EDGE, UMTS with HSPA, Flash OFDM, WiMAX, LTE and LTE Advanced. Starting June 2011, he assumed responsibility for spectrum policy and regulation within Nokia Networks' industry environment team. Ulrich Rehfuess is vice chair of the BITKOM Spectrum working group in Germany and chairs the DIGITALEUROPE spectrum working group in Brussels.

Carlos Bader

Carlos Bader

Professor, CentraleSupélec

 

Carlos Faouzi Bader received his PhD degree (with Honours) in Telecommunications in 2002 from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid-Spain. He joined the Centre Technologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) in Barcelona-Spain as research associate in 2002, and from 2006- to 2013 as Senior Research Associate. Since June 2013, he is as Associate Professor at CentraleSupélec in Rennes-France. His research activities mainly focus on IMT-Advanced systems, multicarrier waveforms, frequency allocation in relay cognitive environment, professional mobile radio. He has been involved in several European projects from the 5th-7th EC research frameworks, from 2012-2013 the was the general coordinator and manager of the EC funded ICT "EMPhAtiC" project focusing on "Enhanced Multicarrier Techniques for Professional Ad-Hoc and Cell-Based Communications".

He has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences, more than 13 book chapters, and 3 books. He served as Technical Program Committee member in major IEEE ComSoc and VTS conferences (ICC, PIMRC, VTC spring/fall, WCNC, ISWCS, GLOBECOM, ICT), and also as Session Chair member (WCNC, PIMRC, VTC-Spring/Fall) over last years, the general chair of the eleventh edition of the ISWCS'2014 conference, and the co-chair of the ISWCS 2015 edition.

He was co-Chair of the special session on “Filter Bank Multicarrier PHY versus OFDM for Unsynchronized Cognitive Radio Networks” at CrownCom'2010, and co-Chair of several special sessions on “Mobility concepts and IMT-Advanced” systems (in ICST Mobilight’2010, ICST Mobimedia’2010, and ICST Monami’2010), guest editor of the special issue on “Filter Banks for Cognitive Next Generation Multicarrier Wireless Communications,” which appeared in EURASIP ASP journal in 2011, co-Chair of the special session on “ Technical Enablers and Platforms for Cognitive Radio“ at EUSIPCO’2011, co-Chair of the special session on “ Cognition in Green Next Generation Networks” at the IEEE ISWCS’2011 conference, guest editor for special issue on: "Advances in Flexible Multicarrier Waveforms for Future Wireless Communications", in EURASIP Journal on Advances on Signal Processing (ASP) at November 2013, and the organiser at the ICT network of excellence in wireless communication (NoE Newcom#) summer school on "Flexible Waveforms for Future Communications Wireless Networks", atCentraleSupélec, Rennes-France in May 2014. He acts as reviewer for several IEEE Trans., IET, EURASIP journals and Magazines, and he is IEEE Senior Member from 2007.

Reza Karimi

Reza Karimi

Director, Huawei

 

Principal Standards Strategist at Huawei Technologies’ Standards and Industry Department, Corporate Strategy. Until recently, he was Technical Policy Director at the UK communications regulator, Ofcom, with responsibilities in a range of spectrum management initiatives, including a review of the UK’s licence exemption framework, the auction of spectrum for 4G mobile communications at 800 MHz/2.6 GHz, and database-assisted access to TV white space spectrum. Previously, he was with Bell Laboratories at Lucent Technologies, where he researched in the field of advanced space-time coding/modulation/signal processing, medium access control, and radio resource management for cellular and WLAN systems. Prior to that, he was with the research group of Motorola GSM Products Division, active in the fields of software-definable radios, wideband digital radio transceivers, and advanced detection algorithms for GSM and 3G cellular systems. He received a first class honours degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK. He also holds a MSc/DIC degree in Digital Communications, and a PhD in Adaptive Array Signal Processing, both from Imperial College, UK. He is the author of over sixty publications in international conferences and peer-reviewed journals, and is co-inventor in over thirty patents. He is also visiting professor at Imperial College, London.

Hakan L. Andersson

Hakan L. Andersson

5G Product Strategy, Radio Business Unit, Ericsson

 

Dr. Håkan Andersson leads the 5G strategy at Ericsson and was previously Director of Technology Strategy. He has a broad international experience and have held various management positions in Singapore, Philippines and the US, including the CTO position within the AT&T account. Håkan was responsible for defining and driving Ericsson's LTE strategy to the product investment decision. He joined Ericsson Research in 1990 and has held various positions in Product Management, Portfolio Management as well as Portfolio Strategies. Håkan has a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Physics, both from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Ian Corden

Ian Corden

Director, Plum Consulting

 

Ian is a director with Plum, with over 20 years of experience in tier one business-technology consulting and global telecommunications industry.

Formerly with PwC Strategy Consulting (TMT) London, and Coopers & Lybrand MCS (Telecoms) London, also with extensive industry and international experience in senior management roles in telecoms, he has advised corporate and professional investment focused clients across numerous areas including: M&A and transactions support, auction management, commercial-operational-technical due diligence, business and technology strategy development and alignment, strategic sourcing and vendor management, cost management, financial and operational modelling, benchmarking, portfolio management, business performance improvement, organisational restructuring, programme assurance, and expert witness. He has also advised non-telco sector clients in the development of digital enterprise solutions.

He is particularly experienced in strategic analysis across the business-technology intersect, and his core interest is in business innovation and restructuring of the telecommunications industry to meet market, performance and investment goals.

During the early part of his career, he worked in mobile radio and was awarded the Bell Labs President’s Prize for innovation at Bell Labs NJ USA in CDMA mobile radio access development.

Ian holds PhD and BSc (1st Class Hons) degrees in Engineering and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management. He is a UK Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the UK based IET.

Daniela Genta

Daniela Genta

Global Spectrum Policy, ESOA

 

Daniela Genta looks back at 20 years of experience in business development and regulatory affairs in the space sector.

Daniela is specialized in radio spectrum policies for communications systems and market access strategy for new satellite based services. She started her career with Eutelsat in Paris positioning the company as a private satellite operator with the European Union and the National Regulatory Administrations in the context of the global liberalization of the telecommunications.

After leading the public affairs team of Solaris Mobile to the European MSS 2GHz spectrum award in 2009, Daniela joined Thales Alenia Space international business development and since January 2014 she is responsible for the Radio frequency management activities of Airbus Defense and Space. Daniela is Airbus’s front person at ITU .

Ms. Genta graduated in International Law from La Sapienza in Pisa in 1995, has a post graduate degree in International Trade Law from the University of Torino and a MSS degree from the International Space University in Strasbourg.

Kumar Singarajah

Kumar Singarajah

Director Regulatory Affairs and Business Development, Avanti

 

Kumar Singarajah is the Director, Regulatory Affairs and Business Development. He joined Avanti in January 2007 and is on the company’s senior management team. He is responsible for regulatory and associated government relations activities as well as certain business development and new space system development activities at Avanti. He holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College / London, an MSc in Mobile & Satellite Communications from University of Surrey and an MBA from the Open University. He has worked in senior positions in the space and telecommunications sectors for about 30 years including at Logica, SES, Inmarsat and ICO Global. Kumar is also a vice chair of the techUK/UKSpace Satellite Communications Committee.

Tassos Lyratzis

Tassos Lyratzis

Rapporteur for 5G, RSPG

 

Dr. Tassos Lyratzis is an Electrical & Computer Engineer and holds a PhD in the field of Telecommunications & Computer Networks (1994). During his PhD studies, he worked as a specialist in Telecommunications in various European research projects.
He is working in EETT since 2001, in the Spectrum Directorate. He has been the Head of the Spectrum Management Department (2003-2006) when EETT was involved in the Spectrum Management of the Olympic Games of Athens in 2004. Since 2011 he is Head (Director) of Spectrum Division of EETT.
He participates in international activities in European Union Regulatory bodies like the Radio Spectrum Committee (2003-2006) and the Radio Spectrum Policy Group (2011 – today).
In 2016 he is co-rapporteur for the Working Group 5G “Spectrum related aspects for next-generation wireless systems (5G)” in RSPG.

Richard Womersley

Richard Womersley

Director of Spectrum Consulting, LStelcom

 

Richard is director of spectrum consulting for LS telcom. He has 20 over years consulting and business experience working in the radio spectrum management, public telecommunications, digital broadcasting and satellite industries. He has worked for regulators, network operators, financiers, governments and end-users on issues covering national and international policy; regulation and its impact; pricing, auctions and licensing; cost modelling and tariff setting; planning and consultation; network specification and procurement; and digital switch-over. His work has been international in nature having taken him to every continent except Antarctica. Richard is also an experienced trainer having been running courses on spectrum management and policy for over 15 years.

In addition to providing consultancy advice and training, Richard’s career has embraced roles in a military communications company, as a transmission manager for BBC World Service and business manager for the UK’s largest broadcast infrastructure provider ntl: (now Arqiva) giving him a broad perspective on telecommunications and broadcast technologies and industries, their commercialisation and their regulation.

Moderators

Janette Stewart

Janette Stewart

Principal, Analysys Mason

 

Janette Stewart is a Principal at Analysys Mason, who specialises in wireless technologies and radio spectrum issues. She has around 20 years’ experience in radio engineering, spectrum policy and spectrum management. She is based in Edinburgh. Janette began her career working for the UK spectrum regulator where she held various roles, latterly Senior Spectrum Engineer in the 3G Auction Team, where she was responsible for determining UK spectrum plans for the 3G licence award, interacting with CEPT and ITU working groups. Since joining Analysys Mason in 2001, her consulting experience includes researching market opportunities within the wireless sector, wireless network business planning, user requirement definition, spectrum strategy development and spectrum valuation. She has worked with a wide range of public and private sector clients including national regulators, fixed and mobile network operators, wireless industry trade associations and spectrum users.  Recent projects have included advising on digital TV switchover strategy, award of digital dividend spectrum, technology co-existence in 800 MHz spectrum and 2.6 GHz spectrum valuation. She co-authors Analysys Mason’s Spectrum Quarterly, a quarterly newsletter on spectrum-related market developments.

Richard Marsden

Richard Marsden

Senior Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting

 

With a team based in New York City and London, but working around the world, Mr. Marsden’s practice focuses on the design of allocation mechanisms, including:

· auctions and trading design;

· bidding strategy; and

· related competition, pricing, regulatory and public policy.

His work spans multiple industries, including broadcasting, energy, mobile telephony, procurement, radio spectrum and transport.

Many of Mr. Marsden’s recent projects have involved auction design, software implementation and/or bidder support related to the current wave of spectrum awards worldwide. Since 1999, he has provided strategy advice to leading incumbent operators and aspiring entrants in more than 35 spectrum auctions. He was also a lead member of the design team that developed and implemented the combinatorial clock auction, the first practical multi-round package bid format for awarding radio spectrum.

Prior to joining NERA, Mr. Marsden spent 10 years as Director and Managing Consultant at DotEcon, where he was responsible for business development for auctions, public policy, and strategy projects. He managed the project teams supporting the UK regulator Ofcom on digital dividend policy and UK spectrum auctions between 2005 and 2010. He also completed major studies for the European Commission on the allocation of the digital dividend and on spectrum trading and liberalization.

Mr. Marsden presents and publishes frequently on the topics of auctions, the communications industry, and spectrum management and allocation. He is the co-author of a book on broadband regulation (Springer, 2005). He is also an advisor to Forum Global on Spectrum Management conferences in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Amit Nagpal

Amit Nagpal

Partner, Aetha Consulting

 

Amit Nagpal is a Partner at, and one of the co-founders of, Aetha Consulting. Amit has over 20 years of experience on spectrum management issues having started his career with the Radiocommunications Agency (now part of Ofcom) in the UK. Amit advises regulators/government bodies, fixed and mobile operators, broadcasters, financial institutions and industry associations on a wide range of issues including spectrum policy development and spectrum valuation and auction support. Amit’s experience includes leading studies for the European Commission on the introduction of spectrum trading and a harmonised approach to the digital dividend. Amit has undertaken projects for clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia and North America and is therefore able to bring a global perspective to his work. He recently supported a mobile operator in Colombia with its preparations for the AWS
spectrum auction.

Steve Green

Steve Green

Chair, ECC PT1, CEPT

 

Steve Green chairs ECC PT1, which is the leading group in Europe on IMT matters and is preparing CEPT positions on WRC-15 agenda items 1.13, 9.1.1, 9.1.2 and 9.1.8. Steve is a Principal in the Spectrum Group at Ofcom in the United Kingdom, where he leads on international activities of the Spectrum Technology, Engineering & Enforcement team. He has been involved in mobile communications for over 15 years at Ofcom and its predecessor.

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When

Thursday 1 December, 2016
09.00 to 17.30

CET

 

Where

Stanhope Hotel

Rue du Commerce 9,
B-1000 Brussels,
Belgium

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Fax: +32 2 201 15 15

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