Nigel Bayliff is the Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Marine Networks. Mr Bayliff joined the organisation in 2009 bringing over 20 years of technical and executive experience in the global telecommunications industry. From 2002 to 2008 Mr Bayliff was a member of the Executive team of FLAG Telecom, where he served as an Officer and Deputy Chairman for a number of group companies. He was responsible for Construction and Operations of the FLAG Global Network, encompassing some 55,000 km of submarine cable systems connecting 40 countries. Prior to this he held senior roles at NTL (now Virgin Media) and Cable & Wireless/Mercury Communications. Mr Bayliff is a Chartered Engineer and holds a B.Sc(hons) in Telecommunications Engineering from Essex University. He has studied International Development at INSEAD and Management at Ashridge. In 2006 he was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Technology.