Speaker Bio & Abstract

Henry Calvert Head of Future Networks
GSMA

BiographyHenry joined the GSMA in December 2013, and is responsible for the delivery of the Future Networks programme. A key programme of the GSMAs strategic focus, to deliver industry scale for IP Communications and 5G, whilst considering Network Economic challenges for the Mobile industry as it transitions to a 5G Era. Previously he worked for the SingTel Group and has over 20 years experience in the telecommunications sector, both in Networks and IT portfolios and has been involved in the deployment of mobile networks in over 10 operations across 10 different countries. Henry designed and built Optus 3G + LTE mobile network, all IP network and managed the product development transformation. He was the creator and board member of the network sharing Joint Venture between SingTel Optus and Vodafone Networks Pty Ltd (Australia). Henry has been a board member and Chair of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) and previously held an Executive Management Committee position in the GSMA.