• Simon_Beresford-Wylie_Arqiva_CEO

    Simon Beresford-Wylie

    Chief Executive Officer

  • mark_braithwaite_arqiva_director

    Mark Braithwaite


  • Frank Dangeard, Arqiva 2017

    Frank Dangeard


  • Mike Darcey - for website

    Mike Darcey


  • sally_davis_arqiva_director

    Sally Davis


  • Paul-Donovan, Arqiva 2017

    Paul Donovan


  • Martin Healey

    Martin Healey


  • Neil King

    Neil King


  • DIRECTORS-Nathan-Luckey-5

    Nathan Luckey


  • Mike_Parton_chairman_arqiva_com

    Mike Parton


  • DIRECTORS-Christian-Seymour

    Christian Seymour


  • Sean West CFO

    Sean West

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Simon Beresford-Wylie

    Chief Executive Officer


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

    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. 

    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.

    Simon has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Australian National University and a Graduate Management Diploma from Stamford University-National University of Singapore.  He has a wide variety of interests including travel and staying fit.  He is married and has two grown-up children.

  • Mark Braithwaite



    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.

  • Frank Dangeard


    Frank Dangeard, Arqiva 2017

    In the telecom, media and technology sector, Frank has held various positions at Thomson S.A., including Chairman & CEO, and was Deputy CEO of France Telecom.  He served on the boards of SonaeCom and Orange, and was Deputy Chairman then Acting Chairman of Telenor. He is currently on the board of Symantec (US). In the financial sector, Mr. Dangeard was a Managing Director of SG Warburg and Chairman of SG Warburg France. He served on the boards of Crédit Agricole CIB and Home Credit. He is currently on the board of the RBS Group (UK), and Chairman of NatWest Markets (UK). Frank also held board positions at EDF, RPX and various listed and non-listed companies in Europe, the US, India and the Midle-East. He graduated from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Prix Jouy-Entreprise), the Paris Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Lauréat) and the Harvard Law School (HLS Fellow, Fulbright Scholar).

  • Mike Darcey


    Mike Darcey - for website

    Mike has over 25 years of experience in the technology, media and telecommunications industry with numerous positions held ranging from CEO of News International to COO of British Sky Broadcasting Group. He has also provided strategic advisory services to a range of clients in the media industry. 

    Mike has served or is currently serving on boards including Dennis Publishing (UK) Ltd (Chairman), M247 (Chairman), Home Retail Group (Senior Independent Director) and Sky New Zealand (Director). He is also Chairman of British Gymnastics and Senior Expert Advisor to MTM Consulting.

    He holds an MSc Economics from the London School of Economics.

  • Sally Davis



    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 currently a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Telenor and is Chairman of Leonard Cheshire.

  • Paul Donovan


    Paul-Donovan, Arqiva 2017

    Paul is currently CEO of the CH Foundation, a not for profit organisation. He has over twenty years’ experience in senior executive roles across the technology, media and telecommunications sectors, as a member of the Executive Committee at Vodafone Group, and as CEO at eircom Group and Odeon and UCI Cinemas. Paul holds an MBA from Bradford University where he is also an Honorary Doctor.

  • Martin Healey


    Martin Healey

    Martin heads the Real Assets Strategy Group at CPP Investment Board. He is a member of CPPIB’s global committees for equity investments into real estate, infrastructure and power & renewables, as well as for real estate debt.

    Since joining CPPIB in 2005, Martin has led the development of several new investment programs, making CPPIB’s first real estate equity investments into a number of new countries and sectors. He founded the Private Real Estate Debt group in early 2010 and led its growth to over $4 billion in assets, before assuming his current position in 2016.

    Prior to joining CPPIB, Martin held transactional roles in the real estate, commercial lending and investment banking industries, based in the UK, Canada and the United States. He holds a B.A. (Honours) in Marketing from the University of Strathclyde and an M.B.A. with emphasis in Real Estate from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Neil King


    Neil King

    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



    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.

  • Mike Parton



    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



    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. 

  • Sean West

    Chief Financial Officer

    Sean West CFO

    Sean joined Arqiva in 2015 as Director of Treasury and Corporate Finance and was appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in May 2019. He was appointed to the role on a permanent basis in September 2019. Sean has a background in all areas of corporate finance and financing. As Director of Treasury and Corporate Finance, Sean was responsible for all aspects of the Group's capital structure.

    Prior to Arqiva, Sean held senior corporate finance and treasury positions at the Immediate Capital Group (ICG) and LandSec and brings a wealth of experience across a range of industries and financial markets. He is a dual UK and Australian national and holds a degree in Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance, from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

    Sean is married with two children.