In exciting news, Naweed Khan has recently joined AT&T as Executive Director and Head of External & Regulatory Affairs, UK and Ireland.
Naweed will be responsible for directing and coordinating government affairs matters for AT&T in the United Kingdom and Ireland. He will work closely with the different business units to advance the global and regional policy objectives of AT&T and its operating companies in both countries. He will also oversee legislative bill analysis, governmental and inter-governmental policy decisions and market entry opportunities with a focus on the production and distribution of motion picture and television content, online piracy, the protection of intellectual property, telecom and internet regulatory policy.
“Naweed’s leadership skills, along with his strong understanding of the British and European political and socio-economic landscape are the perfect background to drive our external and regulatory affairs in the UK and Ireland,” said Karim Lesina, Senior Vice President, International and External Regulatory Affairs. “I look forward to working with Naweed on key issues in those countries.”
Before joining AT&T, Naweed was Executive Director of New Direction, a leading political foundation based in Brussels. He has also held positions as Special Adviser in both the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Cabinet Office of the UK Government, advising Ministers on global policy challenges and building relationships with foreign governments, external policy experts, commentators, and think-tanks directors.
Naweed holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Oriental Studies and Chinese from the University of Cambridge, England. He also studied at Peking University in Beijing, China and is fluent in Mandarin.
We welcome Naweed to the AT&T family!