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Tim Passingham 


Tim has extensive senior executive experience in the information and communications technology industry. He is a Non-Executive Director of Irish telecommunications provider Aqua Comms and of 5G operator Ontix, and a strategy adviser to numerous organisations.

With a first-class honours and masters in electrical and electronic engineering, Tim started his career with BT and went on to hold several senior roles within the organisation. He then moved to Level 3 Communications, establishing a $560m business carrying much of Europe’s internet traffic.

Tim then took on the role of Vice President for Wholesale at Colt Technologies. In one year, he transformed Colt’s brand in the wholesale telecommunications industry and re-built a €500m business.

Tim is Patron of the British Exploring Society and a Global Ambassador for Telecom Sans Frontiers.

Tim lives in Cambridge and London, and has three children aged 13, 7 and 6. He has a love of the outdoors, international travel and running.

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