Steven Evans was most recently the CEO of Etisalat Nigeria. He had responsibility for launching the late entrant, fourth into the market in 2008, and guiding it to over 15 million subscribers and 15% market share 4 years later. His experience in senior executive roles spans 25 years in the mobile industry, where he has consistently worked for challenger mobile operators in Australia (General Manager Optus Mobile), France (Deputy CEO Bouygues Telecom), the UK (Deputy MD One2One and CEO BT Mobile) and Nigeria (CEO Etisalat Nigeria).
Steven also has a deep knowledge of the set up of MVNO’s through his establishment of Virgin Mobile in the UK and in the development and execution of challenger strategies in Australia, France, the UK and Nigeria. Most recently he was involved in driving strategies for co-location, infrastructure sharing and outsourcing in Nigeria.