Richard Hooper (CBE)
Chairman, Broadband Stakeholder Group UK
Richard Hooper CBE has devoted his career to the converging worlds of telecoms, media and technology. After senior management roles in the BBC, BT and satellite television he has spent the last thirty years advising Governments and businesses and sitting on a range of Boards. He was founding deputy chairman of Ofcom (the UK communications regulator) and Chairman of its Content Board. He has just stepped down from the Board of VocaLink which runs the national payments infrastructure in the UK, after its successful acquisition by MasterCard. He is Chairman of the Broadband Stakeholder Group which advises Government and Ofcom on broadband policy.
In 2016 Richard Hooper was a member of the panel of experts advising the Australian Government on the future of the ACMA.