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WM5G Non Executive Directors required

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  • Published by Lucy Woods on 1 Jul 2019
  • Last modified 5 Jul 2019

West Midlands 5G Limited (WM5G) is the UK’s first regional 5G testbed, operating across the West Midlands and paving the way for the future roll-out of the technology across the UK.

 WM5G’s purpose is to demonstrate the value of 5G technology across a number of market verticals in an urban environment. WM5G are utilising fifth generation mobile technology to make a real and positive difference to the people and businesses of the West Midlands by increasing productivity, accelerating digital adoption and improving public services.

 The WM5G Ltd Board is responsible for the long-term success of WM5G and its primary responsibility is to provide direction and leadership within a framework of prudent and effective controls.

WM5G Ltd are seeking three new Non-Executive Directors to join WM5G’s Board. In addition to strategic skills and an understanding of good governance, we are seeking candidates who offer expertise in one of the following areas:

  • Experience or a background in the health technology industry;
  • Experience or a background in construction or manufacturing industry;
  • Experience or a background in the mobility industry;
  • Strong financial background with a financial qualification and/or experience in audit and regulation

Our new NED's bring challenge, support, innovation and passion to the team. It would be desirable for the successful applicants to have experience of working at Board level, but this is not essential.

The Independent Non-Executive Directors will be individuals who can add significant value to delivery of the programme through strategic insight, relationships, and experience.

Applications should be made to recruitment@wm5g.org.uk