Proudly presenting BuddeComm’s Senior Analysts
I am immensely proud of our group of highly qualified experts. The BuddeComm analysts are a team of informed professionals, experienced in the field of telecommunications and skilled in research methods and the production of reports.
Several of our analysts are also available for individual telecoms research or analysis, specific to your own needs. We can run specialised Roundtables with these experts, organise in-house workshops, provide tailor-made consultancy services and assist you in exploring new markets or new business opportunities.
The BuddeComm Research Team
Africa - Peter Lange
Peter has over 20 years of experience in various sectors of the telecoms industry worldwide, working with network operators and service providers, technology vendors, start-up companies, governments, NGOs, industry regulators, law firms and financial institutions. Equipped with a degree in telecommunications engineering from his native Germany, he has been involved with the planning and implementation of telecommunications networks on all six continents before broadening his scope to include strategic planning and business modeling, market research, analysis and forecasting. Having worked in various African countries since the mid-1990s, Peter has taken responsibility for our Africa portfolio since joining us in 2004.
Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific - Stephen McNamara
Stephen has a Business Management degree specialising in Information Systems. Prior to joining BuddeComm he had many roles in business and operations management, among which was specialist work in the CTI integration of a virtual 24x7 call centre. Stephen joined BuddeComm in 2006 to provide report editing and compilation services. His role has expanded to include that of Researcher for South Pacific reports and assisting Paul Budde with Australian and New Zealand research.
Asia - Peter Evans
After more than thirty years of corporate and international experience in telecommunications, including as an executive manager with Telstra, Peter is now applying his extensive background to carrying out research work for BuddeComm. Peter joined us in 1998 and is responsible for the Central, South and South East Asian markets. Peter has established his own office in Laos and spends a significant amount of time in the region.
Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific - Paul Budde
I formed this company back in 1978. I have a marketing degree from the Institute of Marketing in the Netherlands, my focus is business strategies and government policies. As a special consultant to the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Digital Development, I am heavily involved in international developments such as FttH, mobile broadband, trans-sector use of infrastructure and the digital economy. I write most of the international analyses and also, of course, closely follow the markets in Australia and New Zealand.
Europe, North America, Mexico, Caribbean and Central America - Henry Lancaster
Henry's extensive research background includes nine years as a university lecturer in the UK. Joining BuddeComm in 2005, his research was initially focussed on Europe, but it has since extended to the markets of North America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Having lived and worked in the US, France and the UK for many years, he brings with him a range of language skills and first-hand knowledge of different telecoms sectors. His experience and skills are readily applied to clients seeking bespoke reports on specific markets.
Global Market - Kylie Wansink
Kylie gained a degree in Information Management and began her career in the management consulting sector. She now has around fifteen years experience as a business researcher/analyst and has specialised in the telecommunications and technology sector for around ten years. Kylie has been responsible for our extensive range of global market reports since joining us in 2006 and has published a number of articles on global trends in independent publications.
Latin America - Lucia Bibolini
Lucia currently lives in London, having moved there in 2003 from her former place of residence on the Central Coast, north of Sydney. Prior to joining the BuddeComm team, she worked as freelance simultaneous conference interpreter, primarily for the UN, and also taught yoga for a number of years. She is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. Besides her telecom research work, she also writes and illustrates fantasy stories. Lucia has worked for BuddeComm since 2000 and has been responsible for our Latin American reports since 2003.
Middle East - Paul Kwon
Paul possesses several years of experience covering the developments currently shaping the Middle East telecoms and ICT market. Formal studies in Telecommunications Engineering and Business has shaped the insight he provides on technology and market developments.
Prior to joining BuddeComm Paul worked for the Electronic and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in South Korea where he conducted extensive research on the global Telecommunications and Information Technology industries.
The BuddeComm Virtual Consultancy Network
In addition to the “home team" our Virtual Consultancy Network, consisting of 25 telecommunications specialists, is always at the ready to supply information on telecommunications in every populated region of the world.