has an extensive experience in managing financial and wholesale business activities within the telecommunications industry, at both a strategic and an operational level. At KPN Mobile in the Netherlands he managed carrier services, including P&L responsibility for all inter-operator negotiations for the KPN Mobile Group. Building upon earlier financial roles, this provided him with a very broad international contact network and also an extensive knowledge of regulation in the mobile sector. Erik is now active as an independent consultant on the commercial aspects of wholesale telecommunications, with a focus on roaming, interconnects, wifi, MVNO’s and service provision. Erik has advised start-up MVNO’s, vendors, regulators and operators in the mobile industry on interconnect negotiations, pricing strategies, portfolio development and roaming business optimization.