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​​​​​​​​Commissioners

Our community comprises a select group of top CEOs and industry leaders, senior policy-makers and government representatives, international agencies, academia and organizations concerned with development who offer diverse perspectives on why broadband matters to drive its deployment around the world and shape the global agenda. It is this multi-stakeholder approach combining perspectives from both policy and industry that makes the Commission’s advocacy work unique, through a fresh approach to UN and business engagement. Indeed, one of the Commission’s key strengths lies in forging consensus between its business partners and policy members in developing a joint approach promoting broadband for public benefit, whilst satisfying minimum commercial incentives.


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H.E. President Paul KAGAME
Co-Chair, Republic of Rwanda
Mr Carlos Slim HELÚ
Co-Chair, Carlos Slim Foundation
Mr Houlin ZHAO
Co-Vice Chair, ITU
Ms Audrey Azoulay
Co-Vice Chair, UNESCO

Commissioner H.E. Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid

African Union Commission (AUC)

Commissioner Dr Ann AERTS

Novartis Foundation

Commissioner Mr Andrus ANSIP

European Commission

Commissioner Prof. Gloria BONDER

Latin American Postgraduate Institute of Social Sciences (FLACSO)

Commissioner Dr Kathy CALVIN

UN Foundation

Commissioner H.E. Dr Siyabonga Cyprian CWELE

Republic of South Africa

Commissioner Mr Amir DOSSAL

Global Partnerships Forum

Commissioner Mr Börje EKHOLM

Ericsson Group

Commissioner Mr John GALVIN

Intel Corporation

Commissioner H.E. Mr Ramin GULUZADE

Republic of Azerbaijan

Commissioner Mr Angel GURRÍA

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Commissioner Dr Chang-Gyu HWANG

KT Corporation

Commissioner Dr Carlos M. JARQUE

America Movil

Commissioner Baroness Beeban KIDRON

Filmmaker and Founder of 5Rights

Commissioner Mr Robert KIRKPATRICK

UN Global Pulse

Commissioner Mr Boris Koprivnikar

Republic of Slovenia

Commissioner Mr Keng Thai LEONG

Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

Commissioner H. E. Mr Hamad Obaid Al MANSOORI

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Commissioner Mr Patrick Masambu

International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO)

Commissioner Mr Philipp METZGER

Swiss Federal Office of Communications

Commissioner Mr Paul MITCHELL

Microsoft Corporation

Commissioner Mr Sunil Bharti MITTAL

Bharti Enterprises

Commissioner Dr Speranza NDEGE

Kenyatta University

Commissioner H.E. Mr Nikolay NIKIFOROV

The Russian Federation

Commissioner Mr Denis O'BRIEN

Digicel Group

Commissioner Mr Rupert PEARCE

Inmarsat plc

Commissioner Dr Sam PITRODA

Republic of India

Commissioner Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Salem Al RUWAIS

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Commissioner Prof. Jeffrey SACHS

United Nations and Columbia University

Commissioner Mr Sunny VARKEY

GEMS Education

Commissioner Ms Sun YAFANG

Huawei Technologies



 ​​​​​​Former ​Commissioners        

Former Members of the Commission are listed
here.

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