Operator Expert Groups

Regulatory Operator Expert Group – REG

REG covers public policy issues related to the regulation of mobile communications services in the EU. Current focus areas include IP Regulation, Net Neutrality, Universal Service, eCall and Roaming.

Chair: Volcy Lesca, Orange

Vice Chairs: Jürgen Massie, Telenet Group and Sebastian Salch, Deutsche Telekom.

Mobile Commerce Operator Expert Group – MCOM

MCOM focuses on European policy developments in the fields of data protection copyright, consumer rights, child protection, mobile payments, mobile advertising and others.

Chair: Lisa Felton, Vodafone Group

Vice Chairs: Elin Nolsøe Nielsen, Orange and Malte Firlus, Deutsche Telekom.

Frequencies Operator Expert Group – FREQ

FREQ focuses on radio spectrum issues including the future use of the “Digital Dividend” and the newly proposed Radio Spectrum Policy Programme. The group has an EU focus but also contributes to the work of the Conference of European Post and Telecommunications Authorities (CEPT), in particular the ECC Project Team 1 (PT1).

Chair: Massimiliano Simoni, Telecom Italia

Vice Chairs: Javier Lacasa, Telefónica and Stephen Pentland, Vodafone Group.

EMF and Health – HEALTH

HEALTH focuses on the responsible management of health, safety and environmental issues relating to mobile telecommunications. It tracks, monitors and helps inform public policy debate in these areas, acting in close collaboration with GSMA’s Health Policy Subgroup and EMF Expert Panel.

Chair: Nadia Jouravleff, Orange

Vice Chairs: Concha Muro Lupori, Telefónica and Martin Busch, Deutsche Telekom.


For more information on the work of Operator Expert Groups please contact:

Kiki Walravens

Director EU Institutional Relations, GSMA

Kiki Walravens

kwalravens@gsma.com