Inligo Networks is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Gigg to our board.

Tim Gigg joins the Inligo Networks Board of Directors following a successful career in global telecommunications companies such as Vodafone, FLAG Telecom(now GCX) and Global Crossing (Lumen). He is also a Non-Executive Director of Ontix, which is a start-up “infrastructure as a service” company deploying connectivity for small cells and fixed wireless access across the UK.

Previously, he served in the British Army, where he reached the senior rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Corps of Signals.   As part of his recent work, he has been involved on new submarine cable builds in the Mediterranean, Africa and the Caribbean.  He has also been  a consultant for terrestrial fibre infrastructure programmes, FTTH roll-outs, Data Centre connectivity and Enterprise WANs.  

As Head of International Transport Programmes within Vodafone Group, he led the integration of Vodafone’s global capacity requirements for the Vodafone operating companies. He also deployed to West Africa for 15-months to help lead an operational turn-around in Ghana Telecom when it was acquired by Vodafone for both their mobile and broadband services, as well as the build of a new national terrestrial fibre network.  

From 2002 to 2008, Tim was the Vice President Operations at FLAG Telecom (now GCX) responsible for their global operational teams and operation and delivery of their global network and prior to that worked as Vice President Networks Operations at Global Crossing UK where he was responsible for managed services.  

Tim is a Chartered Engineer and holds a BSc (Engineering) degree.  In 2008 he was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Technology (IET) where he takes an active part in advising and mentoring potential Chartered Engineer candidates.