Michael Fiddes

11:15 > Panel Discussion: the business case for connectivity in Africa

Sales Director, Strategic Accounts Europe

Mike Fiddes is the Sales Director responsible for strategic customers in Europe at iDirect. Since joining iDirect in 2016, Mike has assisted key customers with monetizing their investment in iDirect’s products and growing their business in the satellite sphere.

Prior to joining iDirect, Mr. Fiddes worked at Telesat, Avanti Communications and BT with various senior roles in the satellite arena and focused on Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He started his career with a technical background, and moved through product development and into commercial sales roles which he has done and enjoyed for the past 15 years.

He has worked in the telecommunications engineering and satellite communications industries for over 30 years, spanning a wide range of technologies and roles.

Mr. Fiddes holds a Communications Engineering degree from Somerset College of Arts & Technology.