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Dr Mike Short CBE FBCS FCIPS FRGS FIET RTS

Member of the Communications Policy Panel

Dr Mike Short CBE FBCS FCIPS FRGS MIET RTS

Dr Short has held positions in Electronics and telecommunications for over 40 years . He has had experience with 5 Generations of Mobile technology and mobile data services. including the establishment of a new 5G innovation centre based at Surrey University .   He has been involved in mobile licence bids, network launches and in recent years Innovation for business development in areas as diverse as Mobile Messaging, Mobile TV , Digital health , Connected Cars , Smart Metering, Smart cities and Emergency services.

He is a former elected Chairman of the global  GSM  Association, the UK Mobile Data Association, and a past President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET - 2011/2012) . He holds currently Visiting Professor positions at the Universities of Surrey, Coventry , Leeds and Lancaster , and was awarded a CBE by the Queen in 2012 as a national honour for services to the Mobile industry.