Ben Roberts

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Liquid Telecom Group
Ben is the Chief Technical and Innovation Officer for Liquid Telecom Group, in a role that was expanded to include the driving of the group’s innovation in 2016. Prior to that, he was the group’s Chief Technology Officer from 2006 onward. From 2013 to 2017, Ben additionally served as the Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Telecom Kenya, and since 2017 has been Chairman of Liquid Telecom Kenya. With over 20 years’ experience across a range of technologies in design, support, integration and operational management roles, he has led the group’s networking and product strategy and the expansion of its technology base and fibre network across Africa. Before joining Liquid Telecom,Ben was responsible for electronics design and satellite systems at Ericsson UK Limited. He also worked with Lotus Cars, the British sports car manufacturer, as an engineer. Ben holds a BSc Hons Physics from the University of Bristol in the UK.