Prof. H Sama Nwana

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Prof. H Sama Nwana

CITP, FBCS, FIET, CEng, BSc (Hons), MSc (Dist), PhD, MA (Cambridge), MBA (Dist.) (London Business School). Visiting Professor to the Universities of Bristol and Brunel
Senior Executive Advisor, TMT Regulation and Sector re-design, Spectrum Award, Digital Switchover, Wireless Technologies.

Prof. Nwana is CEO and founding member of Atlantic Telecoms and Media Ltd, concentrating on advising Emerging Economies to re-design their Telecommunications, Media and Technology Sectors.

As a senior Executive Board Member, ex-Regulator and Multiple award-winning technologist and thought leader, he mentors and advices Business Corporations such as Microsoft and Venture Capital firms, Governments and Regulators in TMT.

Professor Nwana’s significant achievements include implementing the UK’s Digital Switch Over (DSO) Policy, Managing the DSO programme and leading Ofcom’s 4G Spectrum Award Auctions which raised £2.37 Billion.

He became Group Director of Spectrum Policy at Ofcom in 2009 and led its Spectrum Policy Group – which oversees all UK airwaves for broadcast, mobile, satellite and other communications services – until 2013. Previous senior roles include Managing Director at Arqiva, MD Quadriga and Senior Technical Manager BT Laboratories at Adastral Park – now known as BT Innovate.