Philip Marnick

Group Director, Spectrum
Ofcom

Philip is Group Director, Spectrum at Ofcom, where he is responsible for setting and implementing the strategy for managing spectrum including policy, clearing, awarding, technical analysis, licensing, monitoring and enforcement.

Additionally, Philip has driven many innovations and got new ways of managing spectrum for the 21st Century. He has over 30 years’ experience within the wireless communications industry and has been at the forefront of development.

He has been Chairman of the Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG) bringing together all of Europe’s national spectrum authorities and has driven Europe’s work on 5G spectrum. In addition he has held senior executive positions covering technology, operations and strategy in both.

Philip has worked in both start-up (from initial concept to sale) and large corporates in companies ranging from UK Broadband, O2, Orange, BT, J-Phone in Japan (now Softbank Mobile), Extreme Mobile and SpinVox (now Nuance).