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West Africa Com 2023
June 2023

Thys Kazad
Africa Public Policy Manager, Access and Connectivity at Facebook


Thys Kazad is currently in charge of Facebook's Connectivity Public Policy for Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to Facebook, Thys was Regulatory Director at Tigo DRC, Regulatory Director at Zantel Tanzania, Regulatory Director at Vodacom DRC, Head of Services at the DRC Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ARPTC), and Senior Lecturer at ISPT- Kinshasa.

Thys has a professional experience of more than 19 years in Telecoms, mainly in the  telecom regulation, electronic money regulation, public policy and strategic partnerships.

Thys holds an MBA in Leadership and Sustainability from the University of Cambria (UK), a Master in Law and Management of Information and Communication Technologies from the University of Namur (Belgium) and bachelor's degrees in Mechanics and Telecommunications Engineering.

Thys is fluent in French, English, Swahili and Lingala.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Telco 2.0 - West Africa’s evolving 21st century telcos


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