The only award of its kind, the Power 50 ranks the UK mobile industry’s most influential individuals of 2022, with the winner announced at the Mobile Industry Awards 2023 ceremony on Thursday, 21 September, 2023 at the Royal Lancaster London.

Our expert editorial team decide the Power 50 list with the help of nominations in July. To make the Power 50 list, an executive needs to be bold in their leadership and vision, and have exceeded expectations in the different categories we have chosen. We look for those who have influence beyond their existing roles, in addition to imbuing their businesses with their values. 

Congratulations to:

1    Ahmed Essam, CEO, Vodafone UK
2    Marc Allera, CEO, BT Consumer
3    Lutz Schüler, CEO, Virgin Media O2
4    Robert Finnegan, CEO, Three UK & Three Ireland
5    Phil Siveter, CEO, UK & Ireland, Nokia 
6    Katherine Ainley, CEO UK & Ireland, Ericsson
7    Alex Baldock, CEO, Currys
8    Andrea Dona, Chief Network Officer, Vodafone UK
9    Dame Melanie Dawes, CEO, Ofcom
10  Howard Watson, CTIO and Chief Security and Networks Officer, BT Group

11    Max Taylor, Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone UK
12    Steve Oliver, CEO, musicMagpie
13    James Kitto, VP, Head of MX Division, Samsung UK & Ireland
14    Elaine Carey, Chief Commercial Officer, Three UK & Three Ireland
15    Sharon Meadows, Director of Propositions, Mobile, EE
16    Jon Shaw, Commercial Operations Director, Vodafone UK
17    Gareth Turpin, Chief Commercial Officer, Mobile, Virgin Media O2
18    Kate Beaumont, Director Device Operations, Product & Innovation, Vodafone UK
19    Anurag Khilnani, Category Leader (GM), Wireless and Home Entertainment, Amazon UK
20    Bridget Lea, MD, Commercial, BT Consumer

21    Joe Walsh, Director B2B, Samsung UK
22    Greg Mesch, CEO, CityFibre
23    Ulrik Bengtsson, COO, Virgin Media O2
24    Ashley Schofield, CEO, GiffGaff
25    Jeanie York, CTO, Virgin Media O2
26    Danny Marshall, Device Portfolio Director, BT/EE
27    Pierre Coppin, Deputy Managing Director, Mobile, Sky Mobile
28    Brendan Arndt, Senior Devices Manager, Three
29    David Hennessey, CTO, Three UK
30    Jo Bertram, Managing Director, Virgin Media O2 Business

31    Claire Pickthall, CEO, Tesco Mobile
32    Nick Porter , Vice President - Product Management, Commercial Operations & Head of Ireland, Samsung
33    Catherine Amran, Director of Business, Virgin Media O2
34    Martin Flick, CEO, Onecom
35    Aman Bhatti, Director of Product and Propositions, Sky Broadband
36    Lindsay Haselhurst, COO, Currys
37    Annika Bizon, Marketing and Omnichannel Director, Samsung UK & Ireland
38    Gerry O’Keeffe, EVP for EMEA and APAC, Likewize
39    William Paterson, UK & Ireland country director, TCL
40    Dave McGinn, CEO, Daisy Communications

41    Mark Trundle, Consumer Sales Director, Samsung
42    Terry O'Brien, CEO, Digital Wholesale Solutions
43    Matt Green, Director, The iOutlet
44    Nastasi Karaiskos, Managing Director, Rakuten Symphony
45    Peter Carnall, Managing Director, EGE Ltd
46    Miles Norman, General Manager UK & Ireland & European Operators, Lenovo
47    Paul Crossman, CEO, Genuine Solutions
48    Craig Smith,  MD, Mazuma Mobile
49    Charleen Fang, MD, Oppo UK
50    Fergal Donovan, Regional President - Europe, PCS Wireless