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Mr. C. Njoroge

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Day and Session SESSION 3: CONSUMER PROTECTION - MEETING THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE CONNECTED
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
 
Biography

Mr. C. Njoroge, Director General, Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK), Kenya

Mr. Charles J.K. Njoroge is the Director-General and CEO of the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK).  He was appointed to the position in July 2008. Until his appointment, Mr. Njoroge, an Economist, was the Director in charge of Competition, Tariffs and Market Analysis at CCK. In that position, he was responsible for economic regulation, including policy formulation; competition and market analysis; price regulation which includes tariffs and interconnection issues; universal access and funding, and statistics.  Mr. Njoroge joined CCK on 1999 at its inception.  He previously worked for the defunct Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Corporation as a Senior Telecommunications Economist.  His experience in the ICT sector spans over 25 years.  Mr. Njoroge has spearheaded a number of seminal studies at CCK. These include the Universal Access study which gave birth to the CCK’s Universal Access strategy in 2005.  He coordinated the carrying out of the Telecommunications Network Cost Study that saw the reduction of retail and interconnect rates for mobile telecommunications charges in the country.  He also oversaw the carrying out of an Internet Market study, which among others identified factors hindering the development of the Internet subsector in Kenya. Mr. Njoroge holds an MA in Development Economics from Dalhousie University, Canada, a BA in Economics from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and a Postgraduate Certificate in Telecommunications Regulation from University of Westminster, UK.

 
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