In the 5G PPP, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA) represents the private side and the European Commission the public side.
The Board of the 5G IA is composed by 11 members, elected from the membership, who, in turn, elect the Chair of the Association. Membership is open and the terms and conditions for joining can be found here. The Board is supported by the 5G IA Office. The Secretary General is in charge of the overall visibility and management of the 5G IA and is the spokesperson of the Association. The Head of Office ensures the operational well-functioning of the 5G IA.
The 5G IA is committed to the advancement of 5G in Europe and to building global consensus on 5G. To this aim, the Association brings together a global industry community of telecoms & digital actors, such as operators, manufacturers, research institutes, universities, verticals and SMEs. The 5G IA carries out a wide range of activities in strategic areas including standardization, frequency spectrum, R&D projects, technology skills, collaboration with key vertical industry sectors, notably for the development of trials, and international cooperation.
Chairman of the Board:
Dr. Colin Willcock, Nokia
Secretary General Head of Office
Jean-Pierre Bienaimé Alessandro Bedeschi