About us

About usE cross H Ltd. is a small consultancy operating near Newbury, Berkshire in the South of England.  The name of the company is a reference to the Poynting vector, which describes the flow of electromagnetic energy.

We are experts in the regulations and standards that apply to electrical and electronic equipment, wireless communications devices and to the use of electromagnetic (radio) spectrum.

After graduating from Bath University with a First Class Honours degree in Electronic Engineering, the founder, Steve Roper, started his career in electronic product design, radio system design and embedded software engineering.  Steve has provided technical leadership on mission-critical radio communications infrastructure projects and on 2G, 3G and 4G cellular communications infrastructure projects.


Steve has also brought his Engineering expertise to bear  at a senior management level in three key regulatory sectors:

  • commercial testing and certification services
  • consumer product development
  • government regulation and standardisation

Steve is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a European Engineer (Eur. Ing.) and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET).  From time to time Steve works with the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), to assess the technical competence of test laboratories.