Plum Consulting, Director
Phillipa Marks is a Plum Director based in London and is an international expert in the application of market mechanisms to the management of the radio spectrum. She advised the New Zealand government on creating the first ever national market in spectrum in 1989. Since then she developed the approach to spectrum pricing now applied in the UK and has advised numerous other regulators and operators on spectrum pricing, auctions and trading issues. She was the lead consultant on a Spectrum Policy Review in Hong Kong and has advised regulators in Australia, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden and the UK, and the European Commission on a wide range of spectrum policy issues.
She is currently a member of the Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board.
Before joining Plum she was a Director at Indepen and before that was Director at NERA where she led projects on spectrum management, telecoms and broadcasting policy. She has Masters degrees in economics from Canterbury University, New Zealand and Oxford University, UK.