Read this quarter’s Intermedia here

John Blakemore

John Blakemore

Director of European Regulatory Affairs, C K Hutchison

John Blakemore is Director of European Regulatory Affairs and Head of the Brussels office of CK Hutchison (CKH). In this capacity he is responsible for representing CKH’s interests in Europe. John is involved in projects concerning CKH’s container ports, retail businesses and mobile networks and his work brings him into day-to-day contact with the European institutions.

Over the past 12 years, Mr Blakemore has been co-ordinating the regulatory activities of CKH’s telecommunications interests in Europe – the Three Group. He has been active in developing regulatory policy on, amongst other things, international roaming charges, mobile termination rates and spectrum. Currently, he is working on the regulation of 5G.

Mr Blakemore has worked in the telecommunications industry for 17 years. Prior to that he was at the UK’s competition authority, the Office of Fair Trading, where he was Chief Financial Analyst. There he was responsible for the financial analysis of competition cases involving abuses of dominance, anti-competitive agreements and mergers.

Mr Blakemore has a first degree in economics, an MSc in finance and is a qualified accountant.

Back to the top

The IIC is the world's only policy debating platform for the converged communications industry

We give innovators and regulators a forum in which to explore, debate and agree the best policies and regulatory frameworks for widest societal benefit.

Insight: Exchange: Influence

We give members a voice through conferences, symposiums and private meetings, as well as broad exposure of their differing viewpoints through articles, reports and interviews.

The new website will make it easier for you to gather fresh insights, exchange views with others and have a voice in the debate

Take a look Learn more about our updates
Please upgrade your browser

You are seeing this because you are using a browser that is not supported. The International Institute of Communications website is built using modern technology and standards. We recommend upgrading your browser with one of the following to properly view our website:

Windows Mac

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of browsers. We also do not intend to recommend a particular manufacturer's browser over another's; only to suggest upgrading to a browser version that is compliant with current standards to give you the best and most secure browsing experience.