LINX Board Election 2020

Candidates Statements

Below are the candidates for the 2020 LINX Board election. Each candidate has published a statement and video interview, outlining why they want to stand for the LINX Board, and the skills, qualities, experience and vision they will bring to the role. You can access each statement and video by clicking on the candidate’s name below.

The following questions were posed to the candidates for each video interview:

Q1) What motivates you to stand for the LINX board?
Q2) What do you think are the characteristics of a great board member?
Q3) What makes LINX’s mission powerful for you, and how do you intend to align yourself to it as a non-executive Board member?
Q4) How do you see the interconnect market evolving in the future?
Q5) How would you sum up LINX, in two words?

Sebastien LahtinenNCUKBT (Neil McRae) – re-standing
Lee HetheringtonFacebookLiberty Global & Virgin Media (Steven Van Steen) – re-standing
Giles PhelpsNet Support UK and Spectrum Internet LtdSimwood (Simon Woodhead)
Peter StevensMythic BeastsGlide (Simon Beevers)
Simon LockhartBogonsJames Rice (Jump Networks)

The Board election forms part of the LINX AGM. For details see the 2020 AGM Notice.

The period for voting will be from 22nd April 2020 for two weeks, to 6th May 2020 at the LINX109 AGM. All members’ main corporate representatives will be emailed a voting pack approximately three weeks before the AGM. To check a LINX Member’s voting details are correct visit