Ahmed ElRaghySenior Advisor, Regional Office for the Arab states at ITU
Ahmed ElRaghy is the Senior Advisor in the ITU Regional Office for the Arab States starting June 2021. He is responsible for managing the full life cycle of assigned regional initiatives and the operational plan in the Arab Region with the aim to strengthen ITU's role and position within the UN Sustainable Development Group.
Prior to that he held the position of the International Policy Executive Director at the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) of Egypt. He was responsible for carrying out strategic and action plans for the development of NTRA international strategy, policies, and regulations that would support Egypt's telecommunication/ICT objectives, as well as increase foreign investment opportunities in the Egyptian telecom sector.
He possesses over 19 years of experience in ICT regulation and policies in fields of services licensing, broadband development, integrated future technologies, innovation, and entrepreneurship areas. He has a proven track record in planning, implementing, and following up on international/regional strategies. He was also the key responsible person on Egypt successful hosting of the ITU World Radio Conference - WRC19 - and ITU Global Symposium of Regulators - GSR16 .
He holds an engineering degree in Communication and Electrical Engineering and Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration.