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Charlie Ruddy FITP

Professionally - As CEO of Viatek Field Services I am delighted to be leading a team of professional ... Read More

Dr Ben Allen FITP

Ben is a telecoms R&D expert with OneWeb focusing on satellite communications. He is a visiting prof ... Read More

Professor Izzat Darwazeh BEng, MSc, PhD, CEng, FIET, SMIEEE, FITP

Izzat Darwazeh obtained his first degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Jordan in ... Read More

Professor Rob Gardiner F.I.T.P F.I.Diag.E F.I.E.T P.Eng

Rob started his Telecommunications career in 1966 when he joined the Royal Navy and was assigned to ... Read More

Rufus Grig FITP

Rufus is recognised as an industry expert in his field and is a frequent conference speaker, contrib ... Read More

Ian Lawrence ,CMgr, FCMI, FITP

Ian has worked for BT Group for nearly 30 years, starting as a trainee Technician where he worked in ... Read More

Craig Chiocci FITP

Craig has been in the industry over 12 years, after serving in the military. He started as a BT Read More

Paul O'Brien FITP

Paul O’Brien has over 30 years experience in industrial R&D, digital transformation and telecommunic ... Read More

Nigel Milway FITP

Nigel’s long and distinguished corporate career, which culminated in the position of Director at BT, ... Read More

Brady Rafuse MSc, FITP

Brady Rafuse is the Chief Executive Officer of euNetworks Group Limited. He joined the company in Ma ... Read More

Chris McBride FITP

Christian is the founder of Genuine Solutions Group – a company he started as a young entrepreneur w ... Read More

Peter Walker FITP

Peter Walker is currently a consultant specialising in telecoms technology, regulation and related p ... Read More

Professor George Williamson FITP

Professor George Williamson is a highly experienced telecommunications professional with over 35 yea ... Read More

Nicholas J Wood CMgr FCMI FITP

Nick is a Chartered Manager, a Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM) and a Member ... Read More

Andrew Nash BA (Hons), FITP

Andrew is an accomplished Business Leader, having worked in the telecommunications industry for over ... Read More

Professor Simon Saunders PhD CEng FREng FIET FITP

Simon Saunders is an independent technologist, researcher and advisor. He is a Visiting Professor at ... Read More

David Green FITP

David has over 18 years’ experience of setting up design projects, processes and managing technical ... Read More

Howard Benn FITP

Howard started his career in the fixed telecommunication sector (Plessey) back in 1982, did his degr ... Read More


John\'s telecommunications roles began with network administration in the 1990\'s. He has become a s ... Read More

Dave Davis, MBE, BSc(Hons), CEng, MIET, FITP

Dave Davis is a Chartered Engineer with a seasoned background in Satellite Communications (Satcom). ... Read More

Pritesh Ganatra FITP

Pritesh started his career in 1990 in the Consumer Electronics industry, initially selling consumer ... Read More


John is Director of Property & Utilities at Telent Technology Services Limited (formerly Head of Acq ... Read More

Ian Lloyd FITP

Ian is a Portfolio Director with one of the world\'s leading communications companies, and is an exp ... Read More

Dan Hawkes Bsc (Hons) FITP

Dan is an experienced Senior Leader who\'s worked for BT since he left school. First joining in 2005 ... Read More

Jamie Merrell MRICS FITP

Jamie is an Associate Partner at Cluttons and leads a national estate programme for the largest tele ... Read More

Kamran Ahmed CEng FITP

Kamran is a seasoned Telecoms Professional with exquisite design, roll out and operations experience ... Read More

Paul Beaumont FITP

Paul has 45+ years experience in telecommunications industry; having worked in variously BT, Sky and ... Read More

Glenn Dunwell FITP

Glenn began his career as an Avionics Technician in the Royal Air Force and moved into telecommunica ... Read More

Chris Havenhand FITP

Chris started his career in the RAF Regiment, where during his time he served in Northern Ireland, I ... Read More

Dr T.P Fowdur, CEng FITP, SMIEE

Dr. T.P. Fowdur received his BEng (Hons) degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering with fir ... Read More

Paul Harris PhD FITP

Paul is a wireless technology expert at VIAVI Solutions providing thought leadership on new and emer ... Read More

Richard Curwood FITP, CNIDP

Richard is a highly accomplished and experienced telecommunications professional. Recognised as an i ... Read More

Alan Bullock FITP

Having worked in engineering and telecoms for over 30 years, Alan has experience in design, construc ... Read More

Claire Jacques FITP

An innovative and impactful leader with over 25 years in the tech industry, Claire Jacques is Group ... Read More

Tony Lee FITP

Tony’s career in telecoms stretched over 25 years culminating in the position of Vice President of N ... Read More


Richard has co-created or supported 20 startups on multiple continents. He has supported design, bu ... Read More

Darren Zitren MRICS FITP

Darren is a Partner and Head of Infrastructure at Cluttons LLP, a Surveying practice with offices na ... Read More

Maria Cuevas FITP

Maria leads the Networks Infrastructure Research unit in BT Group\'s Network Strategy department. H ... Read More

Julie Osborne FITP

In 2023, Julie celebrates an impressive 31-year career in the telecoms industry, a journey highlight ... Read More

Lindsay Booth FITP

Lindsay has worked in the telecoms industry for over 26 years developing network solutions and build ... Read More

Jill Faure FITP

Jill is a Principal Technology Advisor at Ofcom. Read More

Jamie Hayes FITP

Jamie Hayes, Chief Sales and Commercial Officer, Cornerstone drives the ambition for the business to ... Read More

Pat Chapman Pincher FITP

All her working life Pat has been fascinated by the impact that new technologies have on our lives a ... Read More

Tim Passingham FITP

Tim is the Founder and Chairman of Cambridge Management Consulting. Tim is also the Chairman of alte ... Read More

Noel Gaze FITP

Noel’s telecoms career began at BT in 1997 where he joined BT retail as a trainee field engineer. Qu ... Read More

Honorary Fellows

Paul Adams MCIM, FITP

Paul is an experienced international marketer who has worked in most areas of Europe, the Middle Eas ... Read More

Professor Ben Azvine FITP

Professor Ben Azvine is the global head of security research and innovation at BT. He has 25 years’ ... Read More

Professor Peter Cochrane, OBE, CEng, BSc, MSc, PhD, DSc, CGIA, FREng, FRSA, FIEE, FIEEE, FITP

As a seasoned professional with over 40 years of hands on management, technology and operational exp ... Read More

Sue Davidson, FITP

Sue Davidson spent over 40 years in the telecoms industry as MD, V.P and Director in multi-national ... Read More

Ian Dufour FITP

Ian Dufour held a range of network related engineering posts in BT and headed a number of department ... Read More

Duncan Gray FITP

A successful senior manager who has, through personal focus, commitment and creativity, developed a ... Read More

Stephen Hearnden, BSc, CEng, FIET, FITP

Stephen Hearnden has a career spanning over 40 years in the ICT sector. He was the director of techn ... Read More

Steve Hodges FITP

Steve is an energetic and highly driven business leader with over 20 years’ experience in the teleco ... Read More

Neil Illingworth FITP

Neil naturally gravitates towards exploring alternatives and has never been one for conformity. He c ... Read More

Professor Nigel Linge, BSc, PhD, FHEA, FITP, FBCS, CITP, FIET, CEng, FITP

Nigel Linge is an electronic engineer by profession and currently holds the position of Professor of ... Read More

Peter Manning, FITP

Peter brings extensive experience in public and private companies specialising in telecoms and publi ... Read More

Peter McCarthy-Ward FITP

A telecommunications professional with over thirty years experience in regulation, business strategy ... Read More

Mike McTighe FITP

Mike, aged 66, has held a number of chairmanships of public and private companies, and is currently ... Read More

Mr Robert (Bob) Martin-Royle, BSc, DipEE, CEng, FIET, FCMI, Hon FITP

Robert (Bob) Martin-Royle worked in telecommunication for some 44 years. A member of the BT Senior M ... Read More

Clive Selley FITP

Clive is Chief Executive Officer of Openreach. Clive has a B.Eng Electronic Engineering, a M.A. Int ... Read More

Dr Mike Short CBE, FITP

Mike joined the Dept for International Trade in December 2016 as Chief Scientific Advisor after clos ... Read More

Peter Smith FITP

Peter Smith is Director, Global Business Strategy & UK Operations with Plancast Limited. As a Non-Ex ... Read More


Steve\'s career in IT started with a Post Office Telecommunications Apprenticeship in 1973. In 1979 ... Read More

Professor Andy Sutton, MSc, CEng, FIET, FITP, FBCS

Professor Andy Sutton is BT’s Principal Network Architect with responsibilities for 5G end to end ne ... Read More

Professor Andy Valdar, CEng, FIET, FITP

Andy Valdar has had a wide ranging career in telecoms. After 30 years working for BT, including t ... Read More

Professor Keith Ward, FCGI, FITP

Prof. Ward was awarded the IPPOE (institute of post office electrical engineers, which eventually be ... Read More

Cormac Whelan FITP

Since the beginning of 2021 Cormac has held the role of Vice President EMEA for the Telecoms divisio ... Read More

Dr Tim Whitley FITP

Dr Timothy Whitley is a BT Distinguished Engineer and serves as MD Research and Innovation for BT an ... Read More

Lucy Woods FITP

Until June 2013 Lucy was the Chief Executive of the Viatel Group. Lucy led Viatel for 10 years, join ... Read More

Chris Earnshaw OBE FREng CEng FIET FITP

Chris joined Post Office Telecoms ( subsequently BT) as a student in 1972 .On graduation his first e ... Read More

Ed Smith FITP

Ed retired from BT in May 2016, and now focuses on research in network modelling, telecommunications ... Read More

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