Steve is a communications specialist, with extensive experience in the design, procurement, and implementation of telecoms and ICT systems. He has managed a number of projects for telecoms operators and end-user organisations in both the public and private sectors. His experience spans fixed, wireless and converged network technologies, including national and regional fibre networks, commercial mobile and public-safety networks, and corporate WANs and LANs. His expertise includes OJEU procurement processes, having managed a number of multi-million-pound projects. In particular he supported the 100% Broadband initiative in Northern Ireland, and the subsequent project to provide superfast broadband to businesses in the region. Before joining Analysys Mason, Steve was a commissioned officer in the Irish Defence Forces, working in the area of telecoms and IT systems.