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    Simon Beresford-Wylie

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Mark Braithwaite

    Director

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    Sally Davis

    Director

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    Paul Dollman

    Director

  • Neil King

    Neil King

    Director

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    Nathan Luckey

    Director

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    Paul M. Mullins

    Director

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    Mike Parton

    Chairman

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    Christian Seymour

    Director

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    Liliana Solomon

    Chief Financial Officer

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    Damian Walsh

    Director

  • Simon Beresford-Wylie

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Simon brings a wealth of experience gained from over 30 years in the information technology, broadcast and telecoms sector. 

    He previously helped guide the strategy and operations of Samsung Electronics’ network business in Seoul, Korea. Prior to this he was CEO of UK-based Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited (DMSL) – also known as At800 – which was established as a 4G licence condition by Ofcom and is responsible for mitigating interference issues that arise as a consequence of the co-existence of DTT television and 4G mobile in the 800MHz band. 

    Between 2009 and 2012, Simon was CEO of Elster Group (SE), a German-based supplier of metering and gas infrastructure solutions. He led the company through a period of growth and also a successful listing on the New York Stock Exchange. 

    11 years with the Nokia Corporation saw him latterly serving on the Group Executive Board responsible for the Group’s Network Business. He was also the founding CEO of Nokia Siemens Networks which today accounts for around 90% of Nokia’s global revenues and profits. 

    Simon is a dual UK-Australian national. He was born and spent his early childhood in the UK before his family emigrated to Australia in 1970. He is married to Margaret and has two grown-up children, both of whom now live in Sydney. He has a wide variety of interests including travel and staying fit.

  • Mark Braithwaite

    Director

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    Mark is a Senior Managing Director in Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets. Mark was previously Chief Financial Officer of Thames Water, the UK's largest water and wastewater services company. Prior to joining Thames Water, Mark was Finance Director of the customer and energy divisions at EDF Energy plc, and before that held a number of senior Finance positions at Seeboard plc.

    Mark has other non-executive directorship roles for companies within MIRA’s investment portfolio and is also a trustee of Leadership through Sport & Business, a UK social mobility and employability charity.

  • Sally Davis

    Director

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    With over 30 years’ experience in the TMT sector, Sally has held a variety of senior product, strategy and chief executive roles in companies ranging from start-ups to major US and UK Corporations.

    Until 2011, Sally was Chief Executive of BT Wholesale, one of the four operating divisions of BT. Joining the company in 1999, she held successive roles in internet and multimedia strategy, setting up an ASP business, running global products and responsibility for the total product portfolio, before becoming CEO in 2007.

    Prior to BT, Sally had an early product management career at Mercury Communications, leaving to set up a cable television company in the UK in the late eighties. She then became a Director of NYNEX in the UK and joined them in the US, working in strategy and corporate development as it developed from NYNEX, merging with Bell Atlantic and then with GTE to become Verizon.

    She is now a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Telenor; Logitech; and Cityfibre Holdings.

  • Paul Dollman

    Director

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    Paul is a Chartered Accountant and was Group Finance Director of John Menzies plc for over ten years until May 2013. John Menzies plc is an international support services business with two divisions and has revenues of around £2bn. Paul was particularly involved in the growth and development of the aviation division, which nearly trebled in size in ten years. Prior to that he was Group Finance Director of William Grant and Sons Ltd and previously held several senior finance positions. He is a Non-executive Director of Scottish Amicable Life Association Society and is Audit Committee Chairman of Wilmington plc and Verastar. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of The National Library of Scotland. He graduated with an Applied Mathematics degree from the University of St Andrews.

  • Neil King

    Director

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    Neil runs the European infrastructure business at CPP Investment Board.  He has over twenty five years of experience in the infrastructure market, including ten years at 3i as a founding partner in its infrastructure investment business before joining CPPIB in 2015.

    Neil is also a non-executive director at Interparking S.A., a European car parking business which is in CPPIB’s infrastructure investment portfolio.

    Neil has a BSc in Mathematics from Durham University.

  • Nathan Luckey

    Director

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    Nathan is a Managing Director in Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, and holds a number of non-executive directorship roles for companies within MIRA’s investment portfolio. Nathan is a qualified Mechanical Engineer, with expertise across the utilities, telecommunications, transportation and media sectors.

  • Paul M. Mullins

    Director

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    Paul heads CPP Investment Board's Portfolio Value Creation group which oversees and supports assets in the Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Private Equity spaces. Paul is a member of the investment committee for Private Investments.  Prior to this he was at Permira Advisors LLP and a Partner and Managing Director at the Boston Consulting Group.

  • Mike Parton

    Chairman

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    Mike brings a wealth of relevant experience from the telecoms and technology industry to Arqiva. Mike started his career as a Chartered Management Accountant, working for a number of UK technology companies including ICL, GEC, STC and Marconi. He moved into General Management in 1995 at Marconi, and became CEO in 2001.

    Between 2001 and 2006 Mike was CEO of Marconi before overseeing a sale of the company to Ericsson. In 2007, Mike became Chairman of Damovo and joined the Board of Tele2, becoming Chairman there in 2010. Mike stepped down from the Board of Damovo in 2015 following a sale of the company.

  • Christian Seymour

    Director

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    Christian is Head of Infrastructure at IFM Investors, responsible for the business expansion in Europe and oversight of IFM's existing European asset portfolio, of which Codan Trust Company is an investment vehicle.

    Christian is located at IFM's London office. 

  • Liliana Solomon

    Chief Financial Officer

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    Liliana joined Arqiva in May 2016 as Chief Financial Officer.  She additionally carries accountability for procurement.

    Liliana has over twenty years’ experience from across the telecoms industry having previously held similar roles at Vodafone in Europe, Cable & Wireless in UK, Europe, Asia and US, and T Mobile (Deutsche Telekom) in the UK.

    Holding an MBA from INSEAD as well as a PhD in Physics, she is multi-lingual and speaks fluent German, English, French and Romanian.

    Liliana is a keen sportswoman and previously played tennis for the Romanian national team. She is married with a son.

  • Damian Walsh

    Director

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    Damian is a Partner in Heidrick & Struggles, a leading global executive search firm where he is a member of the global Industrial and CEO & Board practices.

    Damian has more than twenty years’ international experience as a chartered accountant, management and leadership consultant. He started his career in Australia with the accountancy firm Arthur Young and was appointed Partner in 1984. With the merger of Arthur Young and Ernst & Whinney in 1990, Damian was seconded to New York to support the post-merger integration. As the Director of Tax in the Ernst & Young Global Office, Damian was responsible for strategy formulation and execution to grow the business across key geographies, industries and service lines.

    After a short time back in Australia, Damian rejoined the E&Y Global Office, this time based in London to lead a major business development programme in Europe.

    In 2005, Damian joined Management Consulting Group Plc as Senior Vice-President and in 2008 joined The Highland Group where he is now responsible for the growth and profitability of the firm in the UK.

    Damian is also a Director of Australian Business. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales and is a member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants in Australia and in England & Wales.

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