Bill Bates

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Bill is responsible for the Group’s mergers and acquisitions and commercial strategy.

Before joining IHS in January 2022, Bill spent five years at Brookfield Asset Management, one of the largest telecom infrastructure investors globally, where he was responsible for investing in towers, fiber and data centers. Prior to Brookfield, Bill spent 15 years with SBA Communications where he was instrumental in driving international growth throughout the emerging markets.

Bill is a graduate of the Ivey Business School’s Marketing Management program and is also a graduate of Humber College with a Diploma in Electronic Engineering.

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