2018 Forum programme

Ms. Elizabeth Migwalla
Ms. Elizabeth Migwalla

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




  • Forum Session
  • 5th Economic Experts Roundtable
  • Room 1 - Dynamo
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Panellist
Biography

Elizabeth Migwalla is Senior Director and Head of Government Affairs (Middle East and Africa) for Qualcomm International Incorporated (Qualcomm). In this role, which she has held for twelve years, Elizabeth interfaces directly with key government ministries, regulatory authorities as well as regional and international regulatory forums, in order to drive the adoption of advanced broadbandwireless technologies and service on the continent.

With a distinguished career in various aspects of telecommunications engineering, operations, services and policy spanning more than 31 years, she has built a reputation as one of Africa’s leading experts on communications policy through her many accomplishments during this period.

Prior to joining Qualcomm Elizabeth served The Boeing Company as its Regional Director for Regulatory Affairs for four years; and also performed a similar role for ICO Global Communications for a period of five years.

Elizabeth holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering from the University of Nairobi (Kenya), and an MBA from Bond University in Australia.