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Ed Richards

Chair - Nesta

Ed Richards is the Chair of the BIT Board. He is also Chair of Trustees at Nesta.

Ed is a Managing Partner at Flint Global Ltd, a business advisory company which he co- founded in 2015 and which operates across Europe specialising in policy, regulatory and competition issues. He was previously Chief Executive of Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, from 2006-2014, having previously served as Chief Operating Officer.

In the early 2000s Ed worked in the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit in 10 Downing Street where he worked across a wide range of domestic policy areas. Prior to this he led the Corporate Strategy team at the BBC during the development of digital technology and services.