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Dr Stuart Sharrock has been working as an independent analyst and consultant in the telecommunications industry for the past twenty years. Previously he was an academic and research scientist before entering the commercial world as a business executive in the publishing industry.
Academic and Research Scientist
o BSc (1st Class Honours) in Natural Philosophy (Physics) from Edinburgh University
o PhD in Nuclear Physics from University College London
o Lecturer in Physics at University College London
o Conducted research in experimental high energy particle physics in the Soviet Union, Switzerland, the UK and the USA
o Team leader for experiments on the Intersecting Storage Rings at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
o Early user of the ARPANET, the world's first operational packet switching network, and the predecessor of the global Internet
Business Executive in the Publishing Industry
o Physical Sciences Editor of Nature, the world’s leading peer reviewed scientific journal
o Founded and managed the Scientific and Medical Publishing Division of Macmillan Press
o Editorial Director of Elsevier Applied Sciences
o Editorial Director of North Oxford Academic Publishing
o General Manager of Horizon House European operations
Journalist, Analyst and Consultant in the Telecommunications Industry
Activities have included:
o Editor of Telecommunications International, Mobile Communications International, and Voice+ magazines and the European Correspondent for RCR Wireless News
o Consultancy assignments on product portfolios and strategy for major infrastructure vendors including Alcatel, Ericsson, Iskratel, Lucent, Motorola and Siemens
o Consultancy on numbering issues for the European Commission including studies on the Potential Opportunities Afforded by a New European Telephony Numbering Space and preparation of submissions to the ITU requesting a Virtual Country Code for Europe
o Consultant and advisor to Baroness Dean, chairman of the premium rate regulator ICSTIS
o Publication of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) official exhibition catalogues in print, CD-ROM and web-based formats for the World Telecom exhibitions in Geneva as well as for many of the ITU’s regional Telecom events in Africa, Asia and Latin America
o Production of conference programmes on a consultancy basis for major event organisers such as Informa, IIR and Beacon – programmes designed for over 100 telecommunications conferences and trade shows in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. An active member of the ITU'