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Affiliation: Project Manager, DANTE, UK

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David West manages the EUMEDCONNECT project to provide connectivity for research and education in the southern Mediterranean. He has lead the programme since its inception in 2004 and the current phase, EUMEDCONNECT3, runs until 2014 with European Commission financial support. He also manages the CAREN project in Central Asia and is advising on the further development of the TEIN network across Asia Pacific, having successfully established this since 2006.

David joined DANTE in 2001, after spending 15 years at British Telecom where he was a senior manager responsible for new international product and business development projects. He has extensive experience of international telecommunication markets, and regional research and education networking start-ups . He is educated to postgraduate degree level and spent the earlier part of his career in the UK urban development industry.