2018 Forum programme

Ms. Elizabeth Migwalla
Ms. Elizabeth Migwalla

Senior Director and Head of Government Affairs-Africa
Qualcomm, Inc.
South Africa


A career spanning more than 31 years engaging in all aspects of telecommunications engineering, operations, services as well as ICT policy, regulation and public affairs. This includes 20 years spent in African regional ICT policy and regulatory practice, interfacing directly with key government ministries, regulatory authorities and regional and international organizations involved in ICT development, and industry participants.

A track record of formulation and execution of regional strategies aimed at creating enabling policy environment for ICT innovations and service in Africa, covering global mobile satellite services, aeronautical mobile satellite services and mobile broadband services.

Recognized as one of Africa's leading experts on ICT policy, with an extensive network of government and industry stakeholders, and an advocate for Africa’s active participation in global conversations to ensure inclusion of solutions that are relevant and appropriate for the continent.

A thought leader and regular speakerin strategic global and regional forums, with a passion for mentoring and growing the next generation of African ICT policy leaders, both men and women, in public and private sectors, to help realize the full benefits of broadband and ICT for Africa.