David Mahoney

director of policy and government affairs, Ofcom

David is currently director of policy & government affairs at Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, where he is responsible for its work on key UK policy issues and for the overall relationship with the UK Government and Parliament.  Previously David was chief advisor to the CEO of Ofcom and then director of content policy.  In addition David spent a year working in Government as a director of the Digital Britain project, which set the Government’s strategy for the UK communications sector.

Before joining Ofcom David was a lawyer at Richard Butler specialising in UK and EC Competition Law with a particular focus on the media sector, including a spell working in house for MTV Networks Europe.  Before that he was administrator for the Government’s Football Task Force.

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