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Ashley Lumsden

Head of Government Relations - Huawei

Ashley Lumsden currently serves as Director of Government and Public Affairs, in charge of Huawei’s UK strategy for relationship building with the UK Government, Parliament, and Regulators.
Over the past 4 years at Huawei he has worked with colleauges in the UK, Brussels and Shenzhen Headquarters to develop solid strategic relationships with policy-makers, regulators, advisers and legislators, and has worked with international organisations such as the OECD and UNCTAD.
As part of his work at Huawei, Ashley serves as a member of the CBI’s International Advisory Group, is a board member of the Commonwealth Telecoms Organisation and has joined the Business at OECD delegation to the Committee for Digital Economy Policy.
Before joining Huawei, Ashley was Special Adviser to the then Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sir Vince Cable in the UK Coalition Government and prior to that was an adviser on finance, transport and infrastructure policy at City Hall, London. Ashley studied Mathematics at Imperial College London.