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UTKL at Birmingham Tech Week 2023

UKTL attended Birmingham Tech Week, taking part in West Midlands Growth Company’s ‘Global West Midlands: The Tech That Makes Tomorrow Work’ event. Emma Haynes, Partnerships Director at NPL, gave a keynote speech to introduce the work of UKTL and our vision for the future. We were delighted to meet the Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, and to talk about the future of telecoms and to champion cybersecurity.


Emma Haynes (Partnerships Director) with Cllr. Ian Courts, Leader of Solihull Council, at Birmingham Tech Week 2023.

UKTL welcomes the Mayor of the West Midlands and the West Midlands Tech Commissioner

UKTL welcomed Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands and Martin Ward, the Tech Commissioner for the West Midlands to discuss working together on developing cyber and telecoms skills and opportunities and playing our part in growing the world-leading West Midlands cyber and tech ecosystem. We are excited to be part of this vibrant community and proud of the fantastic team of experts who have joined UKTL, our state-of-the-art facility. We look forward to working with Andy Street and Martin Ward and helping to make the region and the nation a safer, more prosperous place.


From left to right: Catherine Quinn (Non-Exec Director, NPL) , Andy Blackmore (MD, UKTL), Martin Ward (Tech Commissioner for the West Midlands), Andy Street (The Mayor of the West Midlands), Pete Thompson (CEO, NPL) and Vicky Saward (Deputy CEO, NPL).