Our team.

Our team

We’re  focused on building a better-connected London and enabling local businesses and communities to thrive. This purpose includes our people who are central to what we do. We want to ensure that we provide an engaging and safe workplace for our people with opportunities to grow and develop in their career with us. With access to brilliant training resources we help our people to be the best at what they do.

And for those who work in engineering roles we’ve put in place more opportunities to progress and develop their careers through specific Engineering Career Pathways.

Leadership team

  • Kevin Murphy, Chief Executive Officer

    Kevin, Chief Executive of G.Network since July 2022, joined from Openreach where he was Managing Director for Fibre and Network Delivery, overseeing a team of over 12,500 engineers. He has extensive experience in network infrastructure, including roles at BT Wholesale and NTL (now Virgin Media). Kevin has successfully led numerous customer-focused connectivity projects, including services for the London 2012 Olympics.

  • Ian Gray, Chairman

    Ian joined the G.Network Board in August 2023, bringing extensive advisory experience and a track record in value creation and strategy development. He is currently a Non-Executive Director at several companies, including Clancy Group Holdings Ltd., SVM UK Emerging Fund plc, and Holyhead Boatyard Ltd. Ian has held executive positions globally in industries such as telecoms, food, retail, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences, and was Non-Executive Director of Alchemy VR from 2016 to 2019.

  • Carl Grose, Chief Operating Officer

    Carl, who joined the business in August 2023, is an established telecoms industry leader with extensive experience in transformational change and cost-effective improvement. He has delivered multi-billion-pound programs across the UK and focuses on enhancing growth, customer experience, and employee engagement. Before G.Network, Carl held senior roles at Openreach, Arqiva, Virgin Media, Cable & Wireless, Unigate, and Unilever, and has experience in the startup space with UK Cable.

  • Vanessa Wilmot, Chief People Officer

    Vanessa joined G.Network in March 2023 as an MBA-qualified senior HR Executive and Coach with over 17 years of experience, focusing on EDI, Leadership, and Talent Development. Previously, she held senior HR roles at Balfour Beatty and Openreach, where she led people strategies and served on executive teams. Vanessa also worked at BT as a Senior HR Business Partner and Performance and Change Lead.

  • Emmanuelle Recoules, General Counsel

    Emmanuelle joined the business in October 2022 as an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer with expertise in cross-border IT, commercial transactions, compliance, risk management, and transformation projects. She began her career as a solicitor in France before moving to the UK, where she worked at SITA for 10 years, becoming Legal Director for Europe. Emmanuelle also advised on strategic deals at Inmarsat and led transformation projects at Dunnhumby.

  • Jon Hurry, Chief Commercial Officer

    Jon joined G.Network as Chief Commercial Officer in August 2023, bringing extensive experience in strategy, transformation, product development, and commercial leadership. Prior to this, he was the Strategy & Transformation Director at Severn Trent plc, advising on strategy and transformation. He has also held significant roles in the telecom industry, including positions at BT Group, Openreach, and the cable industry.

  • Paul Weir, Chief Technology & Information Officer

    Paul joined G.Network in September 2022 and became CTIO in August 2023, bringing over thirty years of telecom industry expertise. He has led strategic, engineering, and operational initiatives for large-scale networks, including UK-wide FTTP deployments, and has significant experience in network deployment, quality assurance, and network transformation. Previously, Paul was Director of Networks at Openreach and has held senior roles at BT and Virgin Media.

  • Roderick Day, Chief Financial Officer

    Rod Day joined G.Network in July 2023 with over thirty years of senior finance and strategy experience in online, business services, and retail sectors. He was previously CFO of AOL Europe and Iron Mountain Inc, and has held senior roles at V Group, Cobham, and RWS Plc. Rod began his career at KPMG and has served as a senior advisor to private equity firms.

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