BSG is supported by a secretariat provided by techUK. The secretariat’s role includes drafting policy proposals, maintaining stakeholder relations and providing administrative support.
CEO – Matthew Evans
Matthew is CEO of the BSG having joined the organisation as Policy Manager in April 2014.
Matthew joined the BSG from Arqiva’s public policy team where he worked for over two years across the broadcast and telecoms markets. Before that he was a researcher for an MP at Westminster.
Matthew has a First Class degree in Modern History and Politics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Senior Policy Adviser – Samira Gazzane
Samira Gazzane joined the Broadband Stakeholder Group in January 2015 as Policy Manager working on next generation broadband issues.
Prior to joining the BSG, Samira worked in both Brussels and London with a wide a range of stakeholders and organisations, engaging with decision-makers and leading campaigns to achieve policy change.
Samira holds a Masters degree in EU law and Politics (University of Rennes 1, France) as well as a Bachelors degree in Law and International relations (University Paris X Nanterre, France).