Robert Samuelson has served on our board of directors since June 2007 and has served on the board of directors of Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. since February 2005. Mr. Samuelson joined Virgin Management Limited in July 2000 as director of Corporate Development and was subsequently promoted to executive director Telecoms and Media, overseeing Virgin's telecoms and media interests worldwide. He was part of the team responsible for the creation of Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. in 2001 and has been involved closely with the business ever since. Mr. Samuelson is a member of the Virgin Group's Investment Advisory Committee, the body that recommends all new investments and corporate transactions for the Virgin Group. In addition to his role with Virgin Mobile USA, Inc., he also serves on the boards of Virgin Mobile Canada, Virgin Mobile France and Virgin Mobile South Africa. Prior to joining Virgin, Mr. Samuelson was a director of Arthur D Little, the management consultants, where he led the corporate finance advisory services practice. He holds an MBA from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom and a first class masters degree in natural sciences from Cambridge University.