Huw Williams has over 20 years experience of strategy development at the leading edge of change and new business development in the telecoms, internet and e-commerce arenas. He has excellent presentational and influencing skills developed over many years of working at Board level.
Since 2003, Huw has run his own telecoms strategy and regulation consultancy, with many leading industry players as clients; AOL, C&W, Cisco, Intel, HP. The consultancy provided an assessment of regulatory impact on the City’s ICT infrastructure, and helped develop a scenario analysis of the future of communications.
More recently with SAMI, Huw has run workshops on the future of the internet for Nominet, and captured industry experts view on the future of low carbon vehicles for IET. He has managed horizon scanning projects for Defra (in partnership with Natural England, Environment Agency, Food Standards Agency and Welsh Government), Dept for Transport and Scottish Water. He has been actively engaged with a major project for the EU Health and Safety Agency (EU-OSHA) building scenarios for the future of work and the implications for Health and Safety.
Huw has also provided e-commerce strategy consultancy to public sector bodies( eg local Councils, National Physical Laboratory), and not-for-profit organisations (European Society of Cardiologists)
Prior to 2003, Huw worked in a range of strategy and business development roles at BT. These included running BT’s main website – www.bt.com; developing BT’s global internet strategy, including a major M&A investment; managing the business case for Video-on-Demand trials; and strategic competitor analysis.
Huw did his first degree in Mathematics at Queens’ College, Cambridge, and completed an MSc in Operational Research at Brunel University. He has published papers in the Journal of Operational Research and in the Journal of the IEE.