Professor Andy Sutton is a telecommunications network architect and designer with 30 years of industry experience. At BT, he is currently responsible for RAN architecture evolution and mobile backhaul architecture and strategy.
Andy became part of BT after the acquisition of EE, having worked for EE since the merger of Orange UK and T-Mobile UK in 2010. Andy previously worked for Orange having returned to the company in March 2007 to take up the role of Principal Transport Network Design Consultant, he spent the previous two years working for 3UK, initially as a WAN Specialist and then as Lead Network Architect. Prior to 3, Andy was with Orange for 12 years and prior to that, he worked for Mercury Communications on fixed network transmission, switching and synchronisation systems.
Andy is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET) and Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS), he contributes to the MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) and NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks) Alliance on mobile backhaul topics. Andy is a Visiting Professor with the department of Computing, Science and Engineering at the University of Salford and a Research Mentor at the University of Surrey 5GIC.
Frequently invited speaker at industry conferences, technical papers published by the IEEE, IET and ITP, many keynote presentations delivered throughout Europe.
Member of the ITP Journal's Editorial Board.