About Pioneer Consulting
Pioneer Consulting specializes in telecommunications infrastructure development with a focus on subsea fiber optic cables. We provide a full suite of services to support a project’s development lifecycle while supporting clients such as developers, investors (both debt and equity), contractors, entrepreneurs, telcos, and OTTs, to name a few. Our services include technical and commercial due diligence, asset valuation, engineering, project management, permitting, procurement, quality assurance, and market research. Pioneer Consulting’s accurate, insightful, and thorough advisory services have provided clients with objective and independent guidance in support of their project and strategic goals.
Events and Activities
On-site Client Work
In July 2022, Director of Client Solutions Dave Marie, visited Siemens Energy in Ulverston, UK to conduct an audit for optical wet-mate connectors on behalf of an oil & gas client.
Submarine Networks EMEA 2022
Pioneer Consulting was very pleased to be part of Submarine Networks EMEA from May 17-18, 2022 in London. In addition to moderating two well-attended panels and meeting with clients and industry colleagues, we also launched new corporate branding at the event. We may have a new logo, but we are the same company with the same worldwide services.
Pioneer Consulting’s Director of Permitting, Dr. Lorraine Gray, recently presented at the PTC’22 conference held from January 16th – 19th 2022 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
CrossChannel Fibre UK landing
Pioneer Consulting’s Iain Ritson (Project Director) and Lorraine Gray (Permitting Manager) were on Brighton beach on September 30, 2021 to support Crosslake Fibre on the first fiber optic cable to cross the English Channel in 20 years by commemorating its landing in the UK.
Cable Project Update: SX NEXT
Located in Takapuna Beach, New Zealand, the Pioneer Consulting team is proud to oversee the first landing of the Southern Cross NEXT submarine cable system.
Work Continues on the SX NEXT Cable System
Pioneer Consulting continues to work with Southern Cross Cable Network on its planned transpacific NEXT system. Director of Client Solutions, Bertrand Clesca had the pleasure of witnessing the cable load in mid-April 2021.
Our team continues to progress the CrossChannel Fibre project—the first subsea fibre optic cable to cross the English Channel in nearly twenty years. Construction is underway at the beach manhole build compound in Brighton.
On-site Global Client Support
Our team continues to ensure project quality wherever it is needed. Managing Partner Gavin Tully and Director of Client Solutions Bertrand Clesca had a very productive visit with Alcatel Submarine Networks in November 2020. Pioneer Consulting is proud to be working with the team at ASN Calais.