Our leadership team is formerly from Ericsson, a global telecommunications giant, and together they have accumulated over 110 years experience in the telecom infrastructure space, with extensive domain expertise in all aspects of site build, network rollout and operations and managed services. Furthermore, the team has a deep understanding of conducting business in the emerging markets of the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.

Rehan Hassan

Rehan Hassan

Chief Executive Officer

20 years telecom management experience in networks build, launch and operations

  • Former GCC President of Ericsson
  • Managed 2,000+ employees across Middle East responsible for mobile telecom infrastructure
  • Strong relationships with global operators, vendors and leading services companies

Jonas Thessen

Jonas Thessen

Chief Technology Officer

25 years’ experience in networks build, launch and operations

  • Former Head of Operations at Ericsson Global Customer Unit and C-Level experience at different international telecom vendors
  • Implemented one of the world’s first active sharing networks and rolled out multiple mobile networks in Middle East, Asia and Africa
  • Established operations and provided managed services in countries across the Middle East and South Asia

Hendrik Kroon

Hendrik Kroon

Finance Director

16 years of experience in corporate finance / M&A and (telecoms) investment banking in the Middle East and Europe

  • Former VP M&A for GCC industrial conglomerate, established international management office from ground up, executed and integrated the group’s first meaningful international acquisitions and arranged transaction financing
  • Previously worked for regional advisory / private equity platform and corporate bank in Dubai
  • Prior to that 10 years in the bulge bracket investment banking arena in London going through the ranks of Citi’s telecoms team

Basel Kamel

Basel Kamel

VP Business Development

16 years of experience in Middle East and Africa with MNOs and multiple equipment vendors

  • Former Head of Sales at Ericsson and responsible for one of the leading global telecom groups; launched one of the largest managed service contract in the region
  • Extensive network and relationships at all levels of the operators around the region

Nawar Atassi

Nawar Atassi

Director of Sales

20 years telecom experience in the GCC & US with multiple MNOs and vendors

  • Former Head of New Accounts and Non-Operator Segment at Ericsson, responsible for the GCC and Pakistan
  • Former Head of Consulting at Ericsson responsible for the Middle East region
  • Former Director of transport responsible for core network deployment for AT&T’s affiliate Tritel

Hakan Assarsson

Hakan Assarsson

Director of Operations

17 years of telecom experience in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Pakistan

  • Former Operations Director at Ericsson Global Customer Unit
  • Proven track record of developing a successful interface with MNOs and delivering on the service level agreements and KPI targets
  • Extensive experience in network rollouts in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Pakistan

Shannon Grewer

Shannon Grewer

General Counsel

15 years experience advising infrastructure companies on legal and finance matters

  • Focus on project finance, development and construction and M&A of telecom, mining and power assets in emerging markets
  • Experience in negotiating and drafting complex commercial contracts, loan agreements, teaming agreements and joint ventures

Amr Abo El-Enein

Amr Abo El-Enein

Director Transition & Innovation

Over 10 years of experience across multiple industries, such as Telecommunications, Intelligent Transport Systems, Mobile and Enterprise Applications and IT/IS Infrastructure.

  •  Former Head of Strategy and New Areas for Ericsson in the GCC & Pakistan and Global Customer Unit Zain
  • Was also a member of Ericsson’s Global Young Advisory Board to Ericsson CEO
  • Proven track record of introducing and implementing new innovations in terms of employee motivation

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