Peter Lyons

Position and Company: 
Regional Focal Point Government MENA, GSMA

Peter is the GSMA's regional lead and focal point for industry and government relations in the Middle East and North Africa. Peter is an advocate for pro-growth, supply-side policies to facilitate long term investment in high-speed IP-based mobile networks and sustainable smart cities.


Peter was an Equity Research Analyst from 2006-2010, advising leading hedge funds on investments in emerging markets telecom, media, and technology companies. Peter began his career as a project manager in Motorola’s Mobile Commerce Core Solutions Centre in the United States and co-authored one of the company’s first mobile commerce-related patents in 2001. Mr Lyons holds a master’s degree in telecommunications systems from DePaul University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Purdue University.