2018 Forum programme

Mr. Malcolm Johnson
Mr. Malcolm Johnson

Deputy Secretary-General
International Telecommunication Union
United Nations


Malcolm Johnson was elected Deputy Secretary-General of the ITU on 24 October 2014 and started his mandate on 1 January 2015.

From 2007 to 2014 he served as Director of ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau where he spearheaded activities&nsbp;in cybersecurity, climate change and accessibility, considerably increasing the involvement of developing countries and academia in&nsbp;ITU’s standards activities.

Between 2003 and 2006, Mr Johnson was International Coordinator at the United Kingdom’s Office of Communications (Ofcom), where he had lead responsibility for the United Kingdom in ITU and in CEPT.

From1992 to 2003, he was Director of the United Kingdom’s Radiocommunications Agency and between 1988 and 1992, he worked in the European Commission’s Telecommunication Regulations Division, where he represented the Commission in the Council of the European Union, EUParliament, CEPT and ITU.