Robert Hamlin - Business in the Community
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Robert Hamlin

Chief Strategy Officer

Place Taskforce

Robert Hamlin is Chief Strategy Officer for CityFibre, leading CityFibre’s strategy, commercial development and mergers and acquisitions activities. He is also the ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) champion leading the responsible business strategy.

He joined CityFibre in 2012 as part of the early executive team and has led the commercial development of the business, including key customer partnerships and acquisitions. Additionally, he is a trustee for the Forever Colours Children’s Hospice.

Robert has over 20 years of experience in growing infrastructure-based telecoms, and media and technology companies. These included roles as Enterprise Director and Strategy Director at Arqiva, the largest broadcast and tower infrastructure operator in the UK, and being a non-executive director (NED) on the board of YouView. Before that, he was in the investment banking team at Macquarie and led Corporate Development at IT provider Logicalis. 

Business in the Communty’s place programme

Business in the Community’s (BITC) Place Programme is about bringing everyone together in a place to act collaboratively. To act on long-term goals, based on a common agreement of the challenges, opportunities and solutions and drawing on the strengths of everyone in that community, whether they are a business, a community organisation or from the public sector.

Our mission

To facilitate meaningful connections between businesses, communities, and local councils to reset economic ambitions and collaborate on new, innovative solutions that will deliver long-term, transformative impact.