Robert Driver

Bob is part of the central coordinating team for UKTIN, supporting the Head of UKTIN.

Bob is part of the central team for the UK Telecoms Innovation Network [UKTIN], advising the Head of UKTIN and leading the Adoption programme.  UKTIN is the national organisation supporting telecom research, development and innovation.   

From 2018 to 2022 Bob led the national 5G Innovation Network, called UK5G, bringing together the UK’s 5G eco-system on behalf of the Government’s Testbed & Trials programme along with other business-led 5G initiatives.  Bob was previously CEO of CW (Cambridge Wireless Ltd) from 2015 to 2018. Before working at CW, Bob was Director for Technology at UK Trade & Investment (now part of Department for Business and Trade)  where he successfully led teams helping UK tech companies to access overseas opportunities as well as attracting technology inward investment into the UK. Prior to this he worked in environmental science instrumentation for a UK SME.  He lives in Cambridgeshire.