Liz Bates

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Associate Consultant

Liz is a senior policy and strategy advisor who has worked extensively in the communications sector, in consulting, for Ofcom and for central Government. She understands the policy-making process and has played a leadership role in many high profile, major projects. She is experienced in case-making, strategic analysis, policy development, economic regulation and interdisciplinary collaboration.

 

At Ofcom Liz led major projects such as the development of a new Broadband Universal Service Obligation and Ofcom's first Innovation Day, exploring the use and potential of Open Data for improving consumer outcomes. She has worked for DCMS on fixed and mobile digital infrastructure projects and spent 15 months in HM Treasury's Digital Infrastructure and Media unit. As a consultant, she has worked on regulatory strategy, disputes, due diligence and other projects for public and private sector clients in the UK and around the world.

 

Liz holds a 1st class honours MA in Archaeology from Cambridge University and a post-graduate certificate in Economics (Distinction) from Birbeck, University of London and is Chartered Financial Analyst qualified.