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Global Tech Advisory Firm, Welchman Keen Welcomes Marcin City as Market Access Head, EMEA

Welchman Keen is pleased to welcome Former Regulator and Commissioner of the United Nations (UN) Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, Marcin Cichy, joins Welchman Keen as Head of Market Access, EMEA.


Former Regulator and Commissioner of the United Nations (UN) Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, Marcin Cichy, joins Welchman Keen as Head of Market Access, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). With over 15 years of public and private sector experience in Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT), Marcin has an in-depth understanding of government and industry stakeholders’ priorities and concerns in connectivity projects.


As an international proponent of narrowing the digital divide, Marcin is well-positioned to advise public and private sector clients on viable pathways for implementing sustainable and equitable connectivity policies. Welchman Keen is pleased to welcome TMT expert, Dr Eng. Marcin Cichy, as Head of Market Access, EMEA. Marcin has over 15 years of public and private sector experience and specialises in market access analytics, 5G and spectrum, broadband mapping, passive infrastructure access and regulatory affairs.Industry players seeking to enter new markets will benefit from Marcin’s extensive experience and in-depth understanding of government and industry stakeholders’ priorities and concerns in connectivity projects.


As a regulatory expert for UPC Polska (Liberty Global), one of the largest connected television (CTV) and broadband providers in Poland, Marcin oversaw regulated access to property and telecommunications infrastructure for investment purposes. As President of Poland’s Office of Electronic Communications, Marcin moderated the competition among telco providers and vertical markets to ensure affordable high-quality retail services.Marcin advocates for the narrowing of the digital divide through his publications and appointments in international organisations such as the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), the Eastern Partnership Electronic Communications Regulators Network (EaPeReg) and the Intersputnik International Organisation of Space Communications.


Commenting on Marcin’s appointment, Aaron Boyd, Managing Partner said, “It is an absolute pleasure to welcome Marcin to our diverse global team. His drive for reducing digital inequalities, and promoting responsive and innovative regulatory systems is very much in line with Welchman Keen’s mission of enabling effective, sustainable and secure connectivity policies globally. On behalf of my colleagues at Welchman Keen, we look forward to working with Marcin and scaling new heights.


Tym Kurpeta, Partner and Managing Director, EMEA further added, “We are thrilled to have such a recognised expert and public policy figure join our EMEA team. Marcin will provide invaluable insight and actionable market access roadmaps to our current client portfolio, while enhancing and expanding our team’s capabilities to serve new industries and verticals.”


About Welchman Keen


Welchman Keen is a global technology advisory firm that provides strategic guidance for public and private stakeholders in developing markets to enable effective, sustainable, and secure connectivity policy. We support the delivery of global and equitable access to technology by helping companies navigate fluid regulatory landscapes and access new markets while supporting governments in developing policies and building capacity to advance connectivity.


For more information, please visit our website www.welchmankeen.com.

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