Jonathan Oxley is currently competition director at telecoms regulator
Ofcom has announced that Jonathan Oxley will become interim chief executive while the process to appoint a permanent chief executive continues.
Oxley will assume the role at the head of the telecoms regulator at the end of November, when Sharon White leaves. He is currently group director for competition at Ofcom, a position he has held since 2014. Prior to Ofcom, he worked at PwC for eight years.
White stepped down from her role in June this year, after four years at Ofcom.
Oxley’s appointment was a decision reached by Ofcom’s board and is subject to approval by the secretary of state for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Ofcom chairman Lord Burns said: “Jonathan is extremely well equipped to step up to provide important continuity for Ofcom and the sectors it regulates.”
Jonathan Oxley said: “I’m delighted the Board has asked me to become interim Chief Executive. I’m looking forward to delivering on our priorities for people and businesses.”