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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.

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Events and Activities

  • Submarine Networks EMEA

    Join us from May 29th – 30th 2024 at the Business Design Centre in London!

    Submarine Networks EMEA is a leading annual subsea connectivity event, bringing together 1000 senior leaders from the global subsea market for two days of learning, collaboration, and networking. In addition to many networking opportunities, attendees will attend thought-leading panels, technical presentations, and workshops as well as hear about the latest subsea cable projects.

  • Celebrating 25 Years!

    During Submarine Networks World Singapore in late September 2023, Pioneer Consulting celebrated its 25th anniversary since its founding in 1998. A sincere thank you to all our colleagues within this incredible industry.

  • ITW Africa 2023

    In mid-September 2023, Partner Bertrand Clesca and Director of Client Solutions David Marie attended the first ITW Africa in Nairobi, Kenya.  The team was very pleased to connect with colleagues and regional clients.

  • Project “Oversight”

    Pioneer Consulting’s Director of Permitting Dr. Lorraine Gray, and Director of Client Solutions Philip deGuzman, had a bird’s eye view of the Alaska region along with Cordova Telephone Cooperative for an onsite client visit in August 2023.

  • 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.

  • PTC’22

    Pioneer Consulting’s Director of Permitting, Dr. Lorraine Gray, presenting at the PTC’22 conference held from January 16th – 19th 2022 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • CrossChannel Fibre UK landing

    In September 2021, Pioneer Consulting’s Iain Ritson (Project Director) and Lorraine Gray (Permitting Manager) were on Brighton beach supporting Crosslake Fibre on the first fiber optic cable to cross the English Channel in 20 years by commemorating its landing in the UK.

  • SX NEXT Cable System

    In July 2021, Pioneer Consulting team was proud to oversee the first landing of the Southern Cross NEXT submarine cable system located on Takapuna Beach, New Zealand.

  • SX NEXT Cable System

    Pioneer Consulting continued 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.

  • CrossChannel Fibre

    Our team worked to complete the CrossChannel Fibre project—the first subsea fibre optic cable to cross the English Channel in nearly twenty years. Pictured: Construction at the beach manhole build compound in Brighton, UK.

  • 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.


Contact Pioneer Consulting

Telephone: +1 978 357 3605

Fax: +1 501 648 9354

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Legal Address: 221 River Street, 9th Floor, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030 USA