Chief Technology Officer, Ofcom, UK
Mansoor Hanif was appointed Chief Technology Office, Ofcom, in September 2018. As CTO he is head of the technology profession across the organisation, ensuring that the technology aspects of all Ofcom’s policy work are informed and robust, and is a member of the Policy and Management Board. He also leads Ofcom’s activities in network security & resilience as well as engagement with CTOs at our stakeholders, industry bodies and with Government. Outside of Ofcom, Mansoor is patron of the ITP, a member of the Steering Board of the UK5G Innovation Network, and on the Advisory Boards of the Satellite Applications Catapult and UCL Electrical and Electronic Engineering Dept.
Mr Hanif has 25 years experience of planning, building, optimising and operating mobile networks around the world.
In 2011 he joined EE and was accountable for the technical launch of 4G as well as the Integration of the 2G/3G Orange and T-Mobile networks. Mansoor was Director of Radio Networks and a board member of MBNL (the joint venture of EE with H3G) until 2016. At BT he was Director of the Converged Networks Research Lab from 2016 to 2018.