Meet the expert

Meet the expert

Dennisa Nichiforov

Senior Analyst

Dennisa leads Analysys Mason’s Automated Assurance research programme, which is part of the Applications practice. Her research focuses on the impact of emerging technologies (such as network function virtualisation (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN), cloud, 5G and IoT) on service assurance, the new demands around extreme automation and the opportunities and threats for the vendor ecosystem.

Dennisa has 10 years of experience in the telecoms sector. Prior to joining Analysys Mason in 2022, she worked at the GSMA as a Lead Analyst within the GSMA Intelligence team. She was responsible for Spectrum, overseeing the production of related content, product development and research projects. Her areas of expertise include mobile network technologies and trends, spectrum licensing and awards and the evolution of policies and regulations around spectrum.

Dennisa holds a BSc in environmental economics from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest and an MA in logistics and supply chain management from the University of Greenwich.