I am Chairman of Broad Horizon, a Benelux and Scandinavian Cloud provider of application and cloud hosting services and Chairman of Altitude Angel, an aviation technology company enabling the safe integration and use of fully autonomous drones into global airspace. I also serve on the board of Telenor, Alpha10X and Bio-Key. I also serve as an advisor to HIG Europe, and am an angel investor through Cambridge Angels.
Board Directors Declarations
Sebastien Lahtinen - NetConnex
I am a director and controlling shareholder of NetConnex Ltd and NetConnex Broadband Ltd (a LINX member; AS21396); a charity trustee/director of Social Tech Trust; a director of NCF Services Oy, a company registered in Finland; director and shareholder of Get Webster (Pty) Ltd, a company registered in South Africa, as well as director of its subsidiaries Gridhost (Pty) Ltd and Gridhost Services (Pty) Ltd; director of various LINX subsidiaries.
Lee Hetherington - Facebook
I have been involved with LINX since 2009 whilst working for LINX member MessageLabs, being involved initially with the Member Endorsements Panel and later the programme committee from 2015.
Mike Blanche - Google
I am employed by Google UK Ltd, in their Telecoms Strategic Relationships team. Google is supportive of my position on the LINX Board, but to maintain separation of roles, I take unpaid leave from Google to fulfil my LINX Board obligations.
Pieter Knook - LINX Chair
Neil McRae - BT
Neil McRae works for British Telecommunications plc as BT Group Chief Architect and MD Strategy and Architecture. Neil is an advisor to Lumensity.
Pete Stevens - Mythic Beasts
I am a significant shareholder and director of Mythic Beasts Ltd (AS44684) which also supplies commercial services to LINX. That contract predates my election. My wife is a director of UKNOF which organises events with and receives funding from LINX.
Kurtis Lindqvist - LINX CEO
I am a director and controlling shareholder of Internet Technology Advisors Scandinavia Ab, a company registered in Sweden, I am a director of the European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX), registered in the Netherlands, and I am a director of European Internet Exchange Association, a company registered in the UK.
Malcolm Hutty - LINX Head of Public Affairs
I am a director of Internet Services Providers Association, commonly known as ISPA or ISPA UK, a company registered in England number 03155681. www.ispa.org.uk
ISPA describes itself as “the UK’s Trade Association for providers of Internet services”. There is material overlap between some of ISPA’s activities and some of LINX’s public affairs activities.
LINX is a member of ISPA. ISPA is not a member of LINX. LINX and ISPA have many members in common.
I am also a director of EuroISPA EEIG, a company registered in Belgium but using the EU rather than Belgian legal structure. www.euroispa.org
EuroISPA is a pan-European umbrella group representing the interests of Internet services providers to the EU institutions. LINX is a member of EuroISPA, and uses EuroISPA as its primary vehicle for making representations to the EU institutions and opinion-makers in Brussels.
The other members of EuroISPA are other national member associations representing Internet services provides, including ISPA UK. Individual network operators are not directly full voting members of EuroISPA. EuroISPA is not a member of LINX.
Richard Petrie - LINX CTO
I am a director of Net IT Consultancy Limited, which is not trading and has not for some time. This is a legacy firm from 2012 when I and a colleague did some contracting work.
Malcolm Holt - LINX CFO
Nothing to declare
Alex Bloor - Andrews & Arnold
I hold a position of General Manager at Andrews & Arnold Ltd, a LINX member for many years, predating my election to the LINX board. I am not a Director or a Shareholder of this Company.