2017 Forum programme

Joe Guan
 Joe Guan

Head of Policy, Greater China
China, Hong Kong SAR


Joe manages the public policy agenda for the Greater China region. He leads engagements with governments and regulators as well as outreach to institutions and think-tanks. He advocates for members’ common interests, provides expert advice on policymaking and thought leadership to the evolution of policies and regulations. Joe is also active in capacity building, policy debates, and treaty conferences where China and the mobile industry play an important part in.

Before joining the GSMA, Joe worked for the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment — in a variety of roles ranging from radio engineering, spectrumlicensing, compliance, to project management. He was heavily involved in the development of the New Zealand government’s online register of radio frequencies and its online spectrum licensing and compliance systems.

Joe has a bachelor’s degreein engineering from the University of Auckland in New Zealand, specialized in radio engineering and digital signal processing. He is also a certified PRINCE2 practitioner with many experiences in project and programme management.