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Ric Reilly
Chartered Engineer and Fellow at Chartered Management Institute


Ric joined WM5G in2018 as part of an advance guard to work with WMCA’s constituent councils and the mobile operators to ensure and accelerate the rollout of 5G coverage in the West Midlands.  Ric, a chartered engineer and a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, is just a month short of completing three decades in mobile comms, during which time he has held senior appointments with two operators, two equipment vendors, two tower companies, and three small works contractors, and is now enjoying the new experience of working in local government and with central government.

Having previously played a part in rolling out 2G, 3G and 4G in the West Midlands and nationally, Ric is excited at the accelerated pace of 5G rollout in the region, and is looking forward to the communities, companies and citizens of the West Midlands all reaping the benefits that 5G will bring.