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The board of directors has representatives from both organisations with wide experience and expertise in delivering cutting edge connectivity solutions to support academia, business and communities.

University of Cambridge:

Jon Holgate, leading this initiative for the University, is Head of Infrastructure for University Information Services which provides network and telecommunications services across the
broad Collegiate estate, delivering consistent service levels to an asymmetric and varied customer base.

Professor Andy Neely is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations at the University of Cambridge and Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain.

Professor Ian Leslie is Director of University Information Services and Chair of the Light Blue Fibre board.

Cambridgeshire County Council:

Noelle Godfrey, leading this initiative for the County Council, is Programme Director for the Connecting Cambridgeshire programme, leading the delivery of a future-facing digital infrastructure for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region including both fixed and mobile digital services.

Graham Hughes is involved in promoting improved broadband connectivity and digital infrastructure as part of the Connecting Cambridgeshire programme and leads services within the County Council’s Place & Economy Directorate.

Tom Kelly is Head of Finance for the County Council.


Board of directors (left to right): Jon Holgate, Professor Andy Neely, Noelle Godfrey, Professor Ian Leslie, Graham Hughes, Tom Kelly. May 2019.