Gideon Sternfeld

Gideon is an experienced consultant and project manager with a strong track record in business planning and market-entry assessments, spectrum valuation, due diligence of fixed and mobile operators and regulatory studies. He has been with Analysys Mason since 2011 and moved to Singapore in 2013 from Analysys Mason’s London office. 

Gideon specialises in due diligence, spectrum policy and valuation and operator strategy. He has more than 8 years of experience with operators, regulators and financial institutions in telecoms and media across Asia–Pacific, Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. 

Gideon has extensive experience in LTE, having managed multiple spectrum acquisition processes on behalf of clients through spectrum strategy, spectrum valuation, lobbying and live auction support. Gideon is also an expert in due diligence of fixed and mobile operators and infrastructure providers, having completed more than 15 due diligence projects since joining Analysys Mason, with a focus on commercial due diligence and technical audits.

Prior to joining Analysys Mason, Gideon worked for large international consulting firms in finance and performance management, across the telecoms, technology and financial services sectors. He holds an M.Sc. in Financial Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Gideon’s recent project experience includes:

•leading the valuation workstream for, and providing live auction support to, an established operator during the multi-band spectrum auction in a developed Asian country

•managing a spectrum valuation project for an established operator in a developed APAC country

•managing multiple buy-side due diligence projects of tower companies, in-building solutions providers and fixed and mobile operators in South East Asia

•managing the market-entry study for a private equity firm considering investment in a start-up mobile operator in an emerging South East Asian country

•managing a project to develop a price book for a tower portfolio on behalf of an infrastructure fund

•supporting a MVNO group in a due diligence of key contract terms during negotiations with a possible host operator in a South East Asian country

•managing a project on behalf of a major mobile operator group to review the mobile payments opportunities in three developing APAC countries

•managing the development of a strategic plan for the broadcasting and television market on behalf of a converged regulator South East Asia

•managing a feasibility study for the creation of a data centre corridor in Singapore