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Tony Gardiner

Tony Gardiner holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, is a senior member of the IEEE, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia.With over 35 years experience in the telecommunications industry, and co-founder of one of Canada’s largest telecommunications consulting firms, Tony Gardiner, P.Eng is a recognized and respected leader in the telecommunications community.

He has spent a significant amount of time working with developing nations around the world in the formation and amelioration of communications infrastructures. In all, he has completed developmental projects in over 30 countries and worked with many client-organizations including the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank. Internationally, Mr. Gardiner has worked with various Government Ministries including Planning, Finance and Communications Departments, completing feasibility studies, technology assessments, system designs, sector reform studies and economic analyses for major telecommunications projects.

In Canada, Mr. Gardiner has worked extensively with Canada’s government telecommunications agencies and industry including the Industry Canada, CRTC, Export Development Corporation (EDC), Telesat and Teleglobe to name a few. He has developed a strong knowledge of Canada’s telecommunications policy and regulatory framework and has appeared before the CRTC on numerous occasions to represent Teleconsult clients.

A specialist in wireless systems engineering, Mr. Gardiner was responsible for developing Teleconsult’s expertise in the design of AM, FM, TV and cablevision systems, ranging from the design of a 50,000 watt, 7 tower array operating on 1040 kHz in Vancouver, BC through the design and preparation of regulatory briefs for cablevision systems for cities in the interior of British Columbia. He has also been lead project manager for a large number of conventional mobile, trunked mobile, cellular, microwave, optical fibre and satellite transmission systems for power, telephone and transportation utilities. More recently he became the firm’s lead specialist in LMCS and LMDS systems providing broadband digital and bi-directional wireless local loops to residential and business subscribers.

During much of 1996 Mr. Gardiner spent a significant amount of time preparing for the merger of Teleconsult Limited with the Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group. On December 31, 1999 the merger was realized and Mr. Gardiner resumed with his own company, Kensar Telecommunications Ltd.

Recent clients include the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the Canadian International Development Agency and broadcasters in Western Canada.

Telephone: +1 (604) 638-3022