Jonas Wessel is the Chairman of the Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG). RSPG is a high-level advisory group that assists the European Commission in the development of radio spectrum policy.
Jonas is also Director of the Spectrum Department at the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency (PTS).
He holds a MSC from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Industrial Engineering and Management. Jonas started his professional career as a strategy consultant, working mainly with business development in the telecoms and IT-sector. In 2003, he joined the PTS as advisor on radio spectrum policy issues. After several positions within the Agency, including responsibility for auctions, he was assigned Director of the Spectrum Department in 2014. Jonas has been one of the driving forces behind the transformation of spectrum management in Sweden and has also been working with these issues internationally, mainly through the RSPG where he has been a delegate since 2004. He was Vice Chairman of the RSPG for the 2016-2017 period.
Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG)
The Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG) is a high-level advisory group that assists the European Commission in the development of radio spectrum policy.
The RSPG adopts opinions, position papers and reports, as well as issuing statements, which are aimed at assisting and advising the Commission at strategic level on:
· radio spectrum policy issues
· coordination of policy approaches and,
· harmonised conditions, where appropriate, with regard to the availability and efficient use of radio spectrum necessary for the establishment and operations of the internal market.
The Members of the Group are senior representatives of the Member States and the official representatives of the European Commission. Delegations include representatives from both the regulatory authorities and the ministries having responsibility for radio spectrum related matters in each Member State.