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Do you meet the criteria?

To become a Fellow of the ITP, you need to meet the criteria below:

  • Leadership
    To have held strategic and operational responsibility for major programmes, teams or resources and delivered exemplary performance or major change in strategy, productivity, or status of the company.

  • Research
    To have carried out significant research within telecoms that has resulted in the technological advancement of the sector.

  • New Business
    To have instigated major change or piece of work that has resulted in the creation of a new and significant business opportunity within telecoms.

  • Recruitment
    To have contributed to the development of the UK telecoms workforce through training, recruitment or the development of a major employment project.

  • International
    To have been internationally recognised for their work, whether it be strategic, operational, research or innovation based.

  • Public Service
    To have enhanced the reputation of telecoms through public service (regional, national, or international), leadership, academically or within the armed forces.

  • Accreditation
    To be a recognised international authority on telecoms, or to actively play a role in national and international bodies.

  • Service
    For outstanding service to the ITP.

*applications are reviewed by a committee of peers.

It is unlikely that an applicant with less than ten years experience in the industry would be successful.

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Dr Ben Allen

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Millie Banerjee, CBE,FITP

Millie is a highly experienced Board Member with an extensive portfolio of Executive and Non-Executive roles in diverse public and private sector organisations.

Professor Simon Saunders PhD CEng FREng FIET FITP

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