Cristina Data

Director of Spectrum Policy and Analysis, Ofcom and NED, Energy System Catapult


Cristina has been working in strategy and regulation in the telecommunication sector over the last 20 years. She  is currently the Director of Spectrum policy and analysis, Spectrum Group at Ofcom, overseeing spectrum group’s forward looking programme of work informed by market and technology changes as wireless connectivity becomes critical to everything we do, from consumers to businesses applications. Cristina is a Non Executive director of the Energy System Catapult, set up to accelerate the transformation of the UK’s energy system on the way to Net Zero. Cristina also sits on the strategic advisory board of the Digital Twin hub, showcasing the increasing importance of connected digital twins, and chairs the cross sectors digital twin working group. Prior to joining Ofcom Cristina held various marketing and strategy roles at Telefonica O2 (group strategy functions), EE (then Orange, in finance and marketing), and Red Bee Media (strategy and market intelligence functions ). Cristina holds a Master Degree in Management Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino university in Italy.