• Colin Sempill

    Chief Executive Officer

    As CEO, Colin is responsible for accelerating the significant growth achieved in recent years. In his previous role as Group Strategy and Transformation Director at SSE and during his time in several other senior positions within the Group, Colin has proven leadership of driving business transformation. Before SSE Colin worked in management consultancy for Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.

  • Dave Eddy

    Chief Operating Officer

    As Chief Operating Officer for SSE Enterprise Telecoms, Dave is responsible for the smooth running of the company’s business and customer operations. Dave has worked in the telecoms sector for over 20 years and has had a number of senior roles at NTL, Radianz, Nortel Networks and 186k. Prior to joining SSE, Dave was the Director of Business Operations at Virgin Media Business, where he managed all operational activity for business customers.

  • Sarah Mills

    Sector Director for Network Operators

    As Sector Director for Network Operators, Sarah has over 15 years of mobile network experience. Prior to joining us she worked for 8 years at O2 UK followed by 7 years with Telefonica Global Solutions, leading business development and strategy across Latin America, China, and Europe. Sarah has been appointed with the objective of growing our business with the MNOs, ISPs and FANGs by becoming the innovator of agile, flexible and robust networks and to enable 5G technologies.

  • John Chester

    Commercial Director

    John joins the team after a twenty-year senior commercial career in a number of private equity and PLC businesses. He is tasked with ensuring that SSE Enterprise Telecoms continues to build on its reputation of service excellence, securing our position as the networking provider of choice. John’s focus is to drive sustainable growth in our network, services and customer base in a highly competitive market.

  • Simon Willmott

    Sector Director for Service Providers

    As Sector Director for Service Providers, Simon has been with SSE Enterprise Telecoms for almost 20 years, working in a variety of sales roles. Prior to this Simon worked at both Cable and Wireless and Mercury in sales roles. Simon has been appointed with the objective of growing our revenues in the Service Provider market with a particular focus placed on building and retaining strategic partnerships.

  • Jonathan Rowan

    Business Development Director

    Jonathan joined our management team having previously worked in a strategy consulting firm focusing on Telecoms, Media and Technology. With over 25 years’ industry experience Jonathan has been brought into the role to help deliver accelerated growth plans, working with sales, marketing and strategy teams. Looking to the future, he sees SSE Enterprise Telecoms as being well positioned in supporting the UK’s next-generation connectivity requirements as well as key in helping to enable the 5G and fibre revolution.

  • Alexandra Gartrell

    General Counsel and Company Secretary

    Alexandra joined us due to the fantastic opportunities available within the telecoms sector and the inclusive and supportive culture within the business. Previous to this she has worked regionally and internationally as General Counsel in the telecoms, media and technology sectors. Alexandra is responsible for expanding our legal function, alongside managing our commercial contracts and regulatory teams in support of the company’s rapid growth. She sees us as being a key contributor as the UK strides towards better, faster and more reliable connectivity services.

  • Paul Clark

    Sector Director for Energy & Utilities

    As Sector Director for Energy and Utilities, Paul is responsible for developing our strategy in line with the growing needs of the Energy and Utilities markets, particularly as Distribution Network Operators transform into Distribution System Operators and their reliance on telecoms and networks becomes more critical than ever. Prior to joining SSE Enterprise Telecoms Paul had a 16-year tenure at Virgin Media during which he held a number of senior management positions leading both field and project management teams.

  • Martin Samuel

    Sector Director for Public Sector

    Martin leads SSE Enterprise Telecoms Public Sector engagement.  Martin has over 30 years experience in the ICT services industry, most recently at BT, where he worked with a wide range of UK Government departments, including: HM Revenue and Customs; The Department for Business, Skills and Innovation; The Metropolitan Police; The MoD; and the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish Governments. Martin is now building on SSE Enterprise Telecoms expertise in delivering services to government, both directly and via our partnerships with key suppliers, by broadening our offer to disruptively challenge the status quo.

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