Ranulf leads multiple rural broadband partnership programme as part of delivering 95% fibre coverage of the UK. He conceived Superfast Cornwall – a £132m ground breaking partnership to make Cornwall, Uk one of the best connected rural areas in the world and transform its economy. He is a physics graduate, holds an MSc degree from UCL, a PhD Oxford University and is a chartered engineer. He previously led networks research in BT and has worked in technical and commercial roles in a number of international companies and start-ups. Ranulf sits on BT’s Board in the South West of the UK and he is a board governor of Plymouth University.