Tim Pennington

Independent Non-Executive Director

Independent Non-Executive Director

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Economics and Social Studies (University of Manchester)


Appointed: 1 August 2022


Board committee membership: Chairman: Finance and Investment committee. Member: Audit committee, Risk management and Compliance Committee and Strategy and Execution ADHoc Committee.



Other directorships: Tim is currently serving on the board of various MTN Group Subsidiaries. Prior to joining MTN Group, Tim was the Chief Financial Officer of Millicom. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Cable & Wireless Communications plc, Group Finance Director for Cable & Wireless plc and Chief Financial Officer of Hong Kong based Hutchison Telecom International.  His first role in telecoms was as the Finance Director at Hutchison 3G (UK), Hutchison Whampoa’s British mobile business. He also has corporate finance experience as a director at Samuel Montagu & Co Limited and was Managing Director of HSBC Investment Bank within its Corporate Finance and Advisory Department.


Skills, expertise and experience:

He has a wealth of experience in Telecommunications, Finance & Mergers and Acquisition, and Strategy