Alan MacIntosh has over 20 years of international business experience starting in oil exploration with Schlumberger. He later undertook a product management role with Hewlett-Packard, before joining Canada’s Telesystem group in 1990, where he established TIW’s mobile operations in eight countries including the UK where he managed operations for three years. In 1997, Alan moved to sister company Microcell and co-founded GSM Capital, the first global wireless fund, backed by nine of the world’s leading operators.

Alan is a co-founder and the Managing Partner of Acta Wireless, a Partner with Actium Advisors and sits on the boards of WaveMetrix, Millennial Media, Cellfish Media and OZ Communications. A native of Scotland, he holds a BSc (Hons) in Offshore Engineering from Heriot-Watt University and MBA from INSEAD.