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Ravi Kumar

Digital Lead

Ravi joined the Consortium in August 2014 as an Economic Development Coordinator supporting collaborative partnership approaches across the Black Country, working with designated projects and identifying and bringing together capacity from within stakeholders. He is the Project Manager for the Black Country Local Broadband Plan, which involves working with a range of stakeholders, local authorities, BT, and BDUK to ensure the successful implementation of Super-Fast Broadband across the Black Country, and helping secure further funding from Government to extend fibre coverage.

As of January 2016, Ravi has been working on a 2 day secondment, for Birmingham Science City, via the West Midlands Academic Health Network. Situated at the Institute for Translational Medicine building in the heart of the Life Sciences Cluster in Birmingham, with a particular focus on Innovative Healthcare across the West Midlands.

Favourite Colour: Red
Favourite Film: Lord of the Rings
Guilty Pleasure: Fast cars