Mike Andersson is the founder/CEO of a small healthcare ICT consultancy.  For most of his career Mike has had technical consultancy roles but he also spent 5 years as an NHS IT Director in a specialist hospital trust and several years heading the IT service at a major teaching hospital. He has considerable experience of many other local and national healthcare organisations.

During his time in the NHS he was responsible for a number of network cabling and server room projects. He was a member for nearly a decade of  TCT7-1 and other BSI subcommittee responsible for network cabling standards and co-author of a related BSI guidance document (BIP 0007).

He is the technical author of the forthcoming IET Code of Practice Building Infrastructures for Healthcare ICT. Among his other roles Mike is a member of the IET Healthcare Sector Executive Committee and Vice Chair for Standards on the BCS Health & Care Executive.

Holding a Masters of Engineering from the National School of Applied Sciences and Technology and a PhD in Physics, Kevin Lengle worked as a researcher at the CNRS (French National Research Center) and at a telecom equipment manufacturer. Product Line Manager within the Cailabs company since 2015, he brings his expertise in optics and telecommunications to the development and commercialization of innovative optical solutions to fully exploit the potential of multimode optical fibers.

Tim Oldershaw Technical Director of J. Brand ltd

Member of the ECA ICCT Committee

Chairman of the BSI Committee responsible for Installation practises in the UK

Member of the European Committee responsible for Installation practises in the EU

Tim Oldershaw started work in 1977 as an Electrician and has been responsible for the design and installation of many multi million pound network installations.

From University Data Centres to European wide retail networks, Tim has always been at the leading edge of technology.

His involvement with these Standards bodies has enabled J. Brand to advise their customers not only based on current standards but also emerging standards. From the early days of wireless networks to new power over data cable systems of tomorrow, Tim has for a long time been respected as a trusted advisor in the development of new technologies.


Paul Cave is Technical Manager at Excel Networking and has over 35 years experience in the IT industry, more than 30 of which has been in the Structured Cabling and Networking Markets.

During this period has had numerous articles published as well as presentations at major conferences.

He holds a number of professional qualifications including:

Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP)

Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional (CNIDP)


ITS  Technician

Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)

Registered Telecomms Project Manager (RTPM)

Paul is also a member of:

The Expert Panel for BSI Standards Committee TCT/7/-/2 and TCT/7/-/3

BSI Committee, IST/046 Sustainability for and by IT

Member of the APOLAN (Association of Passive Optical Lan) Technical Committee

He is also heavily involved in acting as Excel’s Technical Representative on-site for quality audits and inspections, throughout EMEA and further afield.

Lone Hansen has been working for BSRIA for more than 20 years and has been responsible for BSRIA’s structured cabling research since 2000 and Building Automation Systems since 2017.

BSRIA is the main source of global market data on structured cabling with 17 countries being updated yearly as well as a global overview, which include data from 39 countries. Other areas covered by the Smart team at BSRIA  include Convergence, POL, PoE, Smart homes and Smart connected HVAC as well as extensive data on BACS.

Paul Martin is the Business Development Manager for Legrand UK & Ireland’s Cable Management Business Unit. Paul has over 20 years’ experience in cable management systems, across both manufacturing and distribution. Having previously worked for Mita UK, Gil-lec Electrical Wholesale and Edmundson Electrical in both sales and management roles, he has spent the last 16 years working across Legrand’s portfolio of cable management solutions

David is a well known strategist, keynote speaker and influencer on cloud computing, digital transformation, social collaboration and ERP software.  He is an Executive Advisor for Bloor,  Director and Deputy Chair of the Cloud Industry Forum, and Founder & CXO of digital strategy consultancy Agile Elephant.  He is a specialist in sales, marketing and operations in the technology sector, a regular award judge and guest lectures on digital and social media at Henley Business School and on INSEEC’s MBA programme.  David is an advisor and non-exec director for several technology companies, and a regular host on the tech TV channel Disruptive.Live.

Paul Weintraub is the Vice President of Global Development & Support for BICSI, where he maintains and manages the global growth of the global information and communications technology (ICT) association. Paul is responsible for ensuring that BICSI is promoted worldwide, while implementing business plans to promote BICSI’s strategic plan and core products and services.

He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and holds several BICSI credentials, in addition to an MBA with a concentration in International Business from Rollins College, a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Tampa and other accolades. He is also fluent in Spanish.

Barry Shambrook has been involved in the data center industry for over 25 years and holds both the BICSI RCDD credential and the ISEB Intermediate Certificate in EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres.

Originally a HVAC engineer, Barry has worked on prestigious projects for contractors and consultants including hospitals, hotels, high-rise offices and data centers.

From the mid-1980s he took a wider role in design and project management of all MEP systems for Tucker Associates – which later became Tuckers Consultancy.

In 1998 Barry was appointed a director of Tuckers Consultancy Ltd and took over as managing director and owner in 2000.

Having taken a keen interest in the integration of IT with other facilities technology in buildings, and presenting on this subject to the annual conferences of BICSi Europe and BIFM, he is now principle of the Data Center and Information Transport System divison – TCL Data.

Barry’s ideas have been applied to practical designs on data centers and other recent high specification projects such as airports and football stadia, where he has been the design team leader for the facilities technology – which includes power supplies, environmental control, information transport, safety and security systems.

He was recently appointed as chair of the BICSi UK steering committee with a mandate to expand the membership base and promote IP integration.

Barry has been an instructor for DCProfessional Development since 2010 and has provided input to the Data Center Design Awareness, Energy Efficiency and Data Center Cooling Professional course materials and exercises.

Mike is an acknowledged expert in telecommunications infrastructure design and installation. In addition Mike is responsible for international, European and British standards activity dealing with data centres.

For Europe, Mike is Chairman of CENELEC TC215. TC215 WG3 has produced the [BS] EN 50600 series of standards focussed on data centre facility and infrastructure design and operation. Since 2008, Mike has managed three separate ETSI Special Task Forces to develop standards for data centre energy management KPIs. All of this work is now reflected within ISO/IEC.

Not surprisingly, Mike is active in the European Standards Organisations co-ordination group on Green Data Centres which links the work of ETSI, CENELEC and international activity.