Management Team

 

WIG employs a team of experienced and committed industry professionals. We are passionate about building better wireless.

Meet the management team

Scott Coates
CEO

Scott launched WIG as an independent infrastructure company in 2006 and together with the management team has led its growth into a key player in the industry. Before joining WIG Scott was an infrastructure investor focused on the telecoms sector.  Scott founded and also serves as Chairman of the European Wireless Infrastructure Association.


Bryan Doak
Finance Director

Bryan has led WIG’s finance function since 2008, overseeing investment and reporting activities and playing a lead role in integrating new infrastructure for the group. Before joining WIG, Bryan held senior finance positions in Damovo, Hewitt and Accenture. Bryan is a Chartered Accountant.


Nigel Moss
COO

Nigel joined WIG in 2014 from Lloyds Development Capital where he was Managing Director for Scotland. For the past decade Nigel’s focus has been managing investments in companies that have operating businesses with real assets.  At WIG, Nigel ensures operations run smoothly for customers and plays a leading role in new infrastructure development.


Craig Birchenough
Small Cells & DAS Director

Craig joined WIG in 2008 from Peel Group where he established its telecoms business across a range of high profile venues. Craig heads up WIG’s UK-leading Small Cells business, deploying at high profile venues such as intu Trafford Centre and partnering with Aberdeen on deploying a small cell network using lampposts and other street furniture.


James Fowkes
Operations Director

James has spent over 15 years at WIG and has extensive experience in the development and management of wireless infrastructure. At WIG, James is responsible for ensuring all of our assets can support same day access and are safe and capable of supporting fast upgrades and deployment for customers.


Richard Grimes
Commercial Director

Richard has spent over 15 years at WIG and is responsible for managing WIG’s day-to-day relationships with our 100+ customers.  This includes the efficient upgrade of our assets for customer roll-out of 4G and customers gaining new asset access for network deployment.


David Webster
Contract Director

David is a qualified corporate lawyer and joined WIG in 2009 from Bank of Scotland where he worked on joint venture transactions. David oversees all commercial contracts for WIG.


Alastair Davidson
Director

Alastair has spent over 20 years in the communications industry working in the mobile, public safety and fibre sectors. In his last role Alastair led the mobile operator business at Arqiva, helping customers to roll out their 3G and 4G networks.


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