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Matthew leads techUK’s Smarter UK and Internet of Things Programmes. SmarterUK is the champion of smarter infrastructure in the UK and focuses on utilities, smart cities and transport. He has led work on trust principles in an IoT world for consumers as well as helping techUK members explore new avenues of revenue in sectors such as the connected home, agriculture and infrastructure. Matthew is also CEO of the Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG), the government-industry forum tackling strategic issues across the converging broadband value chain. Matthew joined the BSG in April 2014 and has led work on net neutrality, future demand modelling, the cost of deploying networks and discussions on a universal service obligation.
Previously Matthew worked in Arqiva’s public policy team, covering broadcast and telecoms markets for over two years across broadcast and telecoms markets. Before that he worked as a researcher in Westminster. Matt has worked on several political campaigns and holds a First Class degree in Politics and Modern History.