Barbara Noonan


Barbara Noonan is the Head of Government and Cities for APAC for Nokia. Her extensive global career has successfully driven sustainable business value across the Government Sector, Safe Smart Cities, Smart Grids, Clean-Tech, Telecommunications and Software sectors in Asia Pacific, Europe and America.

Barbara passionately believes that we all deserve to live in a safer, smarter, more sustainable world and is excited by bringing different stakeholders together and the role that technology plays in achieving this goal. She has won significant public safety broadband projects and collaborated with the Finnish Government on innovative safe smart cities programs to drive adoption of critical communications infrastructure.

Before Nokia, Barbara was the Chief Marketing Officer for the new e-logistics business of Hutchison Whampoa in Hong Kong and Head of Marketing in Amsterdam for Rational Software.

Based in Singapore, Barbara has an Executive MBA from The National University of Singapore, Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales Australia and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Australia.