Ian is a Partner at Analysys Mason and has over 25 years’ experience delivering, managing and directing consulting projects in the telecoms and postal communications sectors. 

Ian is head of our postal and courier sector practice, and has directed postal, parcel and courier market projects for regulatory authorities worldwide, including the Communications Regulatory Authority of Qatar, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, the Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications, and for regulators and policy makers including in the UK, Oman, Kenya and Namibia. His work covers the breadth of policy development and regulatory topics including strategy of the regulator to take over responsibility for regulating the postal and courier sector, as well as developing regulatory policies and instruments covering market evolution, universal services, cost accounting, pricing and quality of service.

He also leads a variety of telecoms sector projects for operators and regulators around the world, covering costing and pricing of wholesale access, spectrum valuation and acquisition, mobile sector regulation and MVNOs, fixed network costing, cost accounting and separated accounts, and strategic economic and regulatory advice. 

Ian has assisted over 20 different telecoms regulators and ministries across the world including Ofcom (UK), the ACCC (Australia), DCCAE (Ireland) and ACM (the Netherlands). 

Ian has a wealth of experience to complement his support to regulators, gained through numerous projects for operators and industry groups in more than 25 countries, which range from some of the largest to the smallest (India to Bermuda). He has supported many different operators with regulatory strategy including BT, Telenor, MTN, stc, Ooredoo, KPN, Sky, Digicel, Optus and SK Telecom. 

Ian has presented at numerous industry meetings and conference workshops and has provided expert witness legal support in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East. He holds an MPhys in Physics from the University of Oxford and was awarded an MSc in Applied Economics from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.