ALEJANDRA ORNÉS, Director, International Regulatory for Inmarsat

Alejandra Ornés is Sr. Director, International Regulatory for Inmarsat, mobile satellite company based in London. Her main focus is with Inmarsat Global Xpress Ka-band satellite broadband system whose commercial operation is scheduled for 2014. Before joining Inmarsat, her company, Ornés Associates, provided support to the telecommunications private sector as well as foreign governments in regulatory and market access, and spectrum and procurement matters including policy development.  She previously held various positions at Iridium, Astrolink and Intelsat in strategic planning, regulatory/licensing as well as global policy and spectrum management.

Ms. Ornés received a B.A. from Universidad Central de Venezuela and holds a Master in Planning and Administration of Telecommunications Systems from the Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela.