John is an independent telecoms specialist with over 25 years of international experience, providing commercial and strategic advice to operators and regulators. John has a deep understanding of business strategy, financial valuations, commercial operations and the impact of regulatory frameworks on those business areas.
He is associated with DT Economics and has worked extensively with operators and regulators in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. John has held senior roles with Hutchison Whampoa, KPMG and Orange plc. His clients include France Telecom, Vivendi, SmartTone (Hong Kong), Digi (Malaysia), dU (UAE), Swisscom, Cable & Wireless, Omantel, Ofcom (UK) and HMRC (UK). He has provided commercial due diligence to numerous lenders in respect of over US$1 billion of debt transactions. John also has extensive experience as a testifying expert witness and has appeared at UNCITRAL tribunals and the High Court (FTT) in England.
John is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds an MBA from London Business School.