Industry regulator Ofcom has appointed Stuart McIntosh as their Competition Partner. McIntosh has been a leading Strategy Partner in the Communications practice at IBM in the USA for the past two years. After graduation from the LSE, Stuart joined the UK Government Economic Service, followed by two spells with management consultants Coopers & Lybrand/PWC – where he led PwC’s Telecoms Consulting Practice – separated by four years at BT as Head of Business Economics. After four years at boutique consultancy Adventis, Stuart joined IBM Europe in 2003, transferring in 2005 to New York.
McIntosh said “Ofcom has very important duties in overseeing competition in the UK communications market. I look forward to leading this work and joining its impressive expert team.”
Ofcom Chief Executive Ed Richards said “Stuart has a superb record of industry experience and leadership in the communications sector, so I am delighted we have been able to recruit someone of his calibre. I very much look forward to working with him.”
McIntosh will take up the post on 28 January 2008.