The joint techUK / UKspace Positioning, Navigation and Timing Committee (PNTC) is a cross industry group that focusses on the technology, regulatory and policy issues related to the current and future global PNT roadmap. The group also leads on assessing the development and investment opportunities within the infrastructure domain and the exploration of emerging applications and services enabled by location-based technologies.

Members of techUK and/or UKspace are free to register for this meeting. 

The Committee is chaired by Richard Bowden, GMV NSL; Martin Bransby, Telespazio UK is Vice Chair. 

Agenda

Time Agenda Topic
10:00 - 10:10  Welcome & Intro - Richard Bowden, PNTC Chair
10:10 - 12:25

Topics for discussion:

  • Review of previous minutes and actions - Richard Bowden, PNTC Chair
  • Innovate quantum programme – Roger McKinlay, Innovate UK/UKRI
  • Outcomes of UK PNT Leadership Seminar– Andy Proctor, RIN
  • Update from the PNT Office – Mike/Mark/Griff, DSIT
  • Update from UKspace – Colin Baldwin, UKspace
  • Latest version of PNT roadmap – Joanna Hart, Space Partnership
  • ESA discussion – Richard Bowden, PNTC Chair
  • Update from techUK – Tales Gaspar, techUK
  • Change of Chairs and Vice Chair nomination
12:25 - 12:30

AOB & Close - Richard Bowden, PNTC Chair

 

For questions please contact the team below. 

Sophie Greaves

Sophie Greaves

Head of Telecoms and Spectrum Policy, techUK

Sophie Greaves is Head of Programme for Communications Infrastructure and Services at techUK, and oversees the UK Spectrum Policy Forum.

Sophie was promoted to Head having been Programme Manager for Communications Infrastructure and Services, leading techUK's telecoms activities, engagement and policy development. Previously, Sophie was Programme Assistant across a variety of areas including the Broadband Stakeholder Group, Central Government, Financial Services and Communications Infrastructure programmes.

Prior to joining techUK, Sophie completed a masters in Film Studies at University College London; her dissertation examined US telecoms policy relating to net neutrality and content distribution.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
020 7331 2038
Twitter:
@SJMJames1
LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiegreaves/

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Mia Haffety

Mia Haffety

Programme Manager - Telecoms and Net Zero, techUK

Mia joined techUK in September 2023 as the Programme Manager for telecoms and net zero.

Sitting across two teams, Mia works to ensure that policy and regulatory conditions promote investment and innovation in the telecoms sector. And, that policy enables technology and digital solutions to deliver net zero ambitions.

Prior to joining techUK, Mia worked as a Senior Policy Adviser at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) leading on manufacturing and industrial decarbonisation policy.

Mia holds an MSc in International Development from the University of Manchester and a BA(Hons) in Politics and International Relations from the University of Nottingham.

Outside of work, Mia enjoys travelling, running, and cooking.

Email:
[email protected]
Twitter:
@MiaHaffety,
Website:
www.techuk.org
LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/miahaffety/

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Tales Gaspar

Tales Gaspar

Programme Manager, UK SPF and Satellite, techUK

Tales has a background in law and economics, with previous experience in the regulation of new technologies and infrastructure.

In the UK and Europe, he offered consultancy on intellectual property rights of cellular and IoT technologies and on the regulatory procedures at the ITU as a Global Fellow at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI).

Tales has an LL.M in Law and Business by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and an MSc in Regulation at the London School of Economics, with a specialization in Government and Law.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
+44 (0) 0207 331 2000
Website:
www.techUK.org
LinkedIn:
www.linkedin.com/in/talesngaspar

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Matthew Wild

Programme Assistant - Markets, techUK

Matthew joined techUK in August 2023 as a Programme Assistant, supporting the Communications Infrastructure programme, as well as the Digital Connectivity and Spectrum Policy Fora.

Before joining techUK, Matthew worked in marketing, data, and events across a number of sectors, including education and consumer goods. He studied German and Dutch at University College London and the Universiteit van Amsterdam.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
020 7331 2000

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