Member of the Communications Policy Panel
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.