Rob Shuter

CEO, BT

Rob Shuter

Speaker Bio


Rob Shuter is CEO of BT’s Enterprise unit, which serves 1.2 million customers across the SME, Corporate, Public Sector and Wholesale markets in the UK and Republic of Ireland. He formally joined BT as a member of its Executive Committee on 1 February 2021. 



In his previous role, which he held from March 2017, Rob was Group President and CEO of the MTN Group, headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.



Prior to joining MTN, Rob was with Vodafone Group from 2009 to February 2017. He held various roles with Vodafone including Group CFO of Vodacom Group in South Africa, CEO Vodafone Netherlands and was appointed to the Vodafone Executive Committee from October 2015 as Chief Executive Officer of the Europe Cluster, responsible for Vodafone’s operations in 9 European markets.



Earlier in his career, Rob held various roles in the financial sector including Managing Director – Nedbank Retail, 2004-2009; and Head of Investment Banking – Standard Bank, 1997-1999. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa).