About TMT Finance

First for exclusive news and networking for telecom, media and tech M&A and financing globally

TMT Finance provides exclusive news and events for senior executives active in telecom, media, technology leadership, investment, financing and advisory activity globally.

TMT Finance News is the premium subscription news service on significant telecom M&A activity globally. We provides exclusive breaking news and insight on merger and acquisition activity, new financing and investment opportunities, mandates, strategy changes and senior people moves in the fast moving telecom, media and technology space globally. Further details at www.tmtfinance.com

We launched our first international events in 2009 and have established 6 annual events and Awards Dinners including TMT Finance & Investment World, MENA, Asia, Africa, Central and East Europe, and the TMT M&A Forum. TMT Finance Events uniquely gather key leadership (CEOs, CFOs, Heads of Strategy and M&A) from telecom, media and technology companies, investors, investment bankers, policy makers and advisers to assess the latest strategies and opportunities for investment and partnership. Find out more at www.tmtfinance.com/events

TMT Finance is committed to growing its business and network globally while providing valuable insight and intelligence on new opportunities in growth markets in the telecom, media and technology sectors. We thrive on the quality of our contacts in the international business community and our reputation for integrity, accuracy and endeavour.


  • Dominic Lowndes
  • Chris Thompson
  • Ben Nice
  • Simon Torrance
  • Luca Schiavo
  • Garry Reynolds
  • Roxana Buzetelu
  • Zsolt Istvan
  • Maria Henley
  • Joseph d’Arrast, Reporter
  • Luis Barrueto
  • Auri Aittokallio

Dominic Lowndes is Founder and Managing Director of TMT Finance
Managing Editor of TMT Finance News

Dominic launched TMT Finance in 2009 to connect senior executives with international investment opportunities in telecoms in high growth markets globally. Since then, TMT Finance has established a global portfolio of annual events and an exclusive subscription news service providing breaking news on telecoms, media and tech investment opportunities. Dominic began his career as a business journalist in 1997 and has launched a number of specialist news services, research products and conferences. From 1998 to 2007 he helped establish London-based Thompson Stanley Publishers Ltd where he launched the conference division including the first Telecom Finance conferences in London and Dubai, and led the sale of the company to the Press Association (PA Group) in 2006. He has been Editor of Telecom Finance (2003-2007), Editor of Internet and Technology Finance magazines (2000-2003), and was Director of Conferences at the Press Association until 2007. 

Chris Thompson, Editorial Adviser

Chris Thompson has extensive experience of reporting and commenting on capital markets and general fund raising for the TMT sector. He steered a number of publication launches for Thomson Reuters, and of Thompson Stanley Publishers Ltd 1994. Since selling the business to PA in 2006 he has acted as a consultant to a number of businesses in the publishing sector.

Ben Nice, Editor, TMT Finance

Ben Nice joined TMT Finance as Editor in 2012. Ben is an experienced journalist and news editor. Prior to joining TMT Finance, he spent three years in Sydney where he led the launch of a new B2B finance title. Ben has also worked as a journalist for a number of B2B and consumer-facing finance and business publications, and has had freelance work published across a diverse range of titles. Ben has a BA Hons degree in Multi-Media Journalism from the University of Bournemouth.

Luca Schiavo, Account Manager, TMT Finance

Luca joined TMT Finance’s sales team as an Account Manager for Premium Subscriptions and Delegate Sales in September 2014. He has over a decades experience of sales and marketing, and has worked and travelled extensively throughout Europe. Photo to follow.

Roxana Buzetelu, Marketing and Logistics, TMT Finance

A passionate event planner with great digital and marketing experience in the corporate and creative environment.

Zsolt Istvan

Zsolt is a highly experienced User Interface, Web and Digital Designer who has been leading TMT Finance's digital growth since February 2012.

Maria Henley, Events Manager, TMT Finance

Maria is an experienced events marketing and operations manager working with TMT Finance since March 2015.

Joseph d’Arrast, Reporter, TMT Finance
Joseph d’Arrast is a French journalist who joined TMT Finance as a Reporter in September 2015. Prior to joining TMT Finance in London, he spent three years as a Reporter in Paris where he covered political and regulatory activities in the French parliament, with a strong focus on the TMT sector. He published 100 Personnalites de Demain (Editions du Pouvoir) in October 2014, a book compiling a hundred portraits of decision-makers. He has also been a speech writer for a number of public personalities. Joseph holds a BA in International Relations from ICES (France), which he gained while also studying in Pretoria (RSA) and Houston (US).

Simon Torrance, Non-Exec Director

Simon supports the TMT Finance team on its content focus, events and business strategy.

Simon was formerly the Founder and CEO of STL Partners, an influential analyst firm, where he created the 'Telco 2.0 Initiative' to research and promote new business models in the TMT sector. He is now CEO of Metaflight, an advisory company specialising in digital innovation.

While at STL he created and facilitated the highly regarded 'New Digital Economics' and 'OnFuture' event series, bringing senior execs together from across different industries to discuss new, collaborative growth opportunities. The events ran in Silicon Valley, London, Dubai and Singapore and were praised for their unique interactive format and rigorous content curation.

Simon has over 20 years’ experience in innovation and new business growth strategy in the TMT sector, covering the Middle East, Africa, LATAM, Asia, Europe and North America.

He was appointed member of the World Economic Forum's Global ICT Agenda Council in 2010, where he has focused on the topics of Big Data and Personal Data.

Earlier in his career he worked for various WPP and Omnicom companies. He has a Masters Degree from Cambridge University.

Luis Barrueto, Reporter, TMT Finance

Luis Barrueto is an experienced business and finance journalist living in London via Guatemala,  and covering telecoms, media and technology for TMT Finance.

Garry Reynolds, Account Manager

Garry is a confident, versatile and successful international business development executive with proven ability in B2B markets across a diverse range of industry sectors.

Auri Aittokallio, Reporter

Auri joined TMT Finance in September 2015. She is an experienced business journalist who has previously focused on the ICT and telecoms markets. She also has a background as a researcher and industry analyst within the tech and TV sectors. At TMT Finance, her main focus is on the UK & Ireland, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Nordic regions. Auri, originally from Finland, holds a BA in Journalism from the University of West London.


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