Julian McGougan joins from member company Arqiva, where he ran the policy team, responsible for relations with regulators, politicians and Whitehall.
Prior to this Julian was the Digital Policy Adviser at the BBC where he was on the launch teams for Freeview and Digital UK.
Anticipating convergence, prior to the BBC Julian provided policy advice for both the television and telecoms regulators, before they merged into Ofcom.
A spell in the Treasury preceded this, helping to privatise a whole range of public companies and working on a couple of Budgets.
Julian has considerable experience with techUK representing Arqiva for many years, chairing the Communications Policy Council, and he was a Main Board Director.
Outside work Julian is married, lives in Surrey, and is a Governor at his daughter's school in Reigate.