dbfb Announces Stuart Smith as Head of Public Sector to Spearhead Growth

May 28, 2024

Northampton, UK – dbfb, a leading innovator in telecommunications solutions, proudly announces the appointment of Stuart Smith as the new Head of Public Sector. Stuart brings a rich history of over 25 years in the Public Sector, with significant roles at global technology providers such as Nokia, Zayo, and Exponential-e, as well as collaborations with Microsoft, Cisco, and HPE Aruba.

Aligning with dbfb’s strategic achievement of securing a place on the prestigious Crown Commercial’s Network Services 3 Framework in 2023. Stuart’s appointment marks a key step in our commitment to the Public Sector. In his pivotal role, Stuart will spearhead the Public Sector go-to-Market Strategy, a critical component of dbfb’s plan to broaden its impact and leverage technology innovations for community benefit.

His decision to join dbfb from larger organisations stems from a desire to contribute to a nimble, growth-oriented company that can quickly adapt to technological advancements and implement changes that bring sustainable benefits to local communities across the UK. Stuart’s impressive track record includes roles in extensive regeneration programmes that have revitalised urban areas, transformed Public Services and bolstered local economies.

Stuart shared his vision, stating, “Joining dbfb represents a fantastic opportunity to harness a growth mindset in a smaller, more agile organisation. This setting allows us to rapidly respond to technological changes and deliver significant, community-focused benefits. I am excited to drive our Public Sector strategy, bringing innovative solutions that will enhance community services and our nation’s infrastructure.”
Simon Pickering, Managing Director of dbfb, added, “Stuart’s extensive experience and proactive approach are exactly what dbfb needs as we expand our reach across the UK. His expertise will be instrumental in positioning us at the forefront of digital innovation and community service.”

As dbfb continues to expand its presence and influence within the UK’s telecom sector, Stuart’s leadership will guide the company toward greater national impact and continued excellence in service.