Chris Woolford

Director, International Spectrum Policy Ofcom

Chris Woolford is Ofcom’s Director of International Spectrum Policy, where his responsibilities cover the UK’s international spectrum interests, especially in relation to the ITU, CEPT, and EU. Chris has closely engaged for the UK on several key European initiatives in electronic communications and has participated in various European spectrum groups, including the Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG).

Chris also leads UK engagement with the ITU and led the UK delegations to WRC-19, WRC-15, and WRC-12. In 2019, he additionally took on the role of Chairman of the Electronic Communications Committee (ECC) of CEPT.

Chris has over 20 years of experience working on spectrum and communications regulation, both at Ofcom and its predecessor (Oftel). He has a degree in mathematics and statistics from Manchester University.