Tony Lavender Summary

Tony Lavender
Tony Lavender has more than 30 years of experience in radio and telecommunications. He has
worked on a wide range of communications policy, regulation and radio spectrum issues including
advising UK Government on options for provision of mobile broadband in partial not spots; assessing
the potential use of 3.4-4.2 GHz for IMT including options for sharing in the band; provision of expert
advice on the development of a spectrum toolkit for use by regulators and governments; assessing the
economic benefits of the potential introduction of licensed shared access (LSA) for mobile broadband
services at 2.3 GHz in Europe; and practical guidance on digital switch over.
Tony is a member of the steering board of the UK Spectrum Policy Forum and a member of the UK
Government’s Expert Panel established to make recommendations on the full value of radio spectrum.
Prior to Plum Tony worked at Analysys Mason and at Ovum. Before his consulting career Tony was at
Oftel, the UK telecommunications regulator, and he has also worked for BT.
Tony Lavender is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the UK Institute of Engineering and
Technology (IET) and holds a BSc eng. (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), from the University of
London. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors.
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