Former Commissioners

THANK
YOU

Founded in 2010, The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development has had the privilege to work with over one hundred esteemed Commissioners who have helped shape the work and outcomes of the Commission as well as the state of broadband worldwide. 

We would like to express our continued gratitude for their hard work and commitment to sustainable and equitable broadband development.

  • H.E. Prof. Dr Ali M. AbbasovRepublic of Azerbaijan 
  • Mr. Gyan Chandra AcharyaUN-OHRLLS 
  • H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al ThaniOoredoo 
  • Mr. César AliertaTelefónica 
  • Dr. Saad zafer AlkahtaniTelcotank Consulting Company 
  • Mr. Andrus AnsipEuropean Commission 
  • Ms. Irina BokovaCo-Vice Chair, UNESCO 
  • Prof. Gloria BonderLatin American Postgraduate Institute of Social Sciences (FLACSO) 
  • Dr. Vanu BoseVanu INC 
  • Mr. Giancarlo Innocenzi BottiInvitalia 
  • Dr. Anne BouverotGSMA 
  • Mr. Paul BuddeManaging Director BuddeComm 
  • Dr. Kathy CalvinUN Foundation 
  • H.E. Mr Victor Calvo-SoteloSpain 
  • Dr. Moez ChakchoukFocal Point, UNESCO 
  • Mr John ChambersCisco 
  • Mr Jean-Yves CharlierVEON Ltd. 
  • Mr. Marcin CichyPoland 
  • Ms Helen ClarkUnited Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 
  • Mr. Peter ClevelandIntel Corporation 
  • Mr Michel CombesAlcatel-Lucent 
  • H.E. Senator Stephen ConroyCommonwealth of Australia 
  • H.E. Dr Siyabonga Cyprian CweleRepublic of South Africa 
  • Mr John DaviesIntel Corporation 
  • Mr Edouard DayanUniversal Postal Union 
  • Ms. Milagros Del CorralNational Library of Spain 
  • Ms. Ingrid Del TenreEuropean Broadcasting Union 
  • Mr. Cheick S. DiarraUnited Nations 
  • H.E. Dr. Pichet DurongkaverojThailand 
  • H.E. Mr. Ricardo EhrlichOriental Republic of Uruguay 
  • Mr. Börje EkholmEricsson Group 
  • H.E. Ambassador Walter FustSwiss Development Corporation (SDC) 
  • Mr. John GalvinIntel Corporation 
  • Dr. Debretsion GebremichaelEthiopia 
  • Mr. Scott GegenheimerZain 
  • Mr. Julius GenachowskiThe Carlyle Group 
  • Ms Kristalina GeorgievaWorld Bank 
  • Ms Arancha GonzálezITC 
  • Mr. Gordon G. GraylishIntel Corporation 
  • H.E. Mr Ramin GuluzadeRepublic of Azerbaijan 
  • Mr. Angel GurriaOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) 
  • Mr. Francis GurryWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 
  • Dr. Chang-Gyu HwangKT Corporation 
  • Dr. Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim Foundation 
  • Mr. Ivo IvanoskiRepublic of Macedonia 
  • Dr. Paul JacobsQualcomm 
  • Mr A. Reza JafariE-Development International 
  • Mr. Wang JianzhouChina Mobile Communications Corporation 
  • Mr. In-Kyu KimAsia-Pacific Broadcasting Union 
  • Dr. Seang-Tae KimSungkyunkwan University 
  • Dr. Mukhisa KituyiUNCTAD 
  • Mr. Boris KoprivnikarRepublic of Slovenia 
  • V.P. Neelie KroesEuropean Commission 
  • Mr. Anthony LakeUNICEF 
  • Mr. Bruno LanvinINSEAD 
  • Dr. Suk-Chae LeeRepublic of Korea 
  • Prof. Dr Klaus M. LeisingerFoundation Global Values Alliance 
  • Ms. Suvi LindénBroadband Commission 
  • Mr. Mark MacganinVEON Ltd. 
  • Dr. Nasser Mohammed MarafihOoredoo Group 
  • H.E. Dr Fred Matiang’iKenya 
  • Ms. Jasna MaticWitNet Chair and Founder 
  • Mr. Philipp MetzgerSwiss Federal Office of Communications 
  • Mr. Luis Alberto MorenoIADB 
  • Prof. Romain MurenziThe World Academy of Sciences 
  • Prof. Burton LM MwamilaThe Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha Tanzania 
  • Mr. Jay NaidooGlobal Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) 
  • Dr. Speranza NdegeKenyatta University 
  • H.E. Youssou N’Dour Republic of Senegal 
  • Prof. Nicholas NegroponteMIT Media Lab 
  • Mr. Phuthuma NhlekoMTN GROUP 
  • H.E. Mr Nikolay NikiforovThe Russian Federation 
  • Ms. Catherine A. NovelliU.S. Department of State 
  • Mr. Patrick NyirishemaFocal Point, RURA 
  • Mr. Günther H. OettingerEuropean Commisson 
  • H.E. Prof. Naana Jane Opoku – AgyemangMinistry of Education (Ghana) 
  • Mr. Ayala OrlandoMicrosoft 
  • Dr. Armen OrujyanAthgo Corporation 
  • H.E. Safuneituuga Paaga NeriIndependent State of Samoa 
  • Mr. Esteban Pacha-VicenteInternational Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) 
  • Dr. Supachai PanitchpakdiUNCTAD 
  • Mr. Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat
  • H.E. Dr Jernej PikaloSlovenia 
  • Dr. Sam PitrodaRepublic of India 
  • H.E. Ms Anusha Rahman KhanPakistan 
  • Mr. Christian RoisseEUTELSAT IGO 
  • Dr.Joanna RubensteinWorld Childhood Foundation 
  • Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Salem Al RuwaisKingdom of Saudi Arabia 
  • Atty. Rodolfo A. SalalimaPhilippines 
  • H.E. Mr Adama SamassékouInternational Council of Philosophy and Human Sciences (IBPHS) 
  • Mr. Jean-Louis Schlitz, Schiltz & Schiltz 
  • Mr. Rob ShuterMTN 
  • Sir. Martin SorrellWPP 
  • Mr. Rajeev Suri, Nokia 
  • Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Republic of India 
  • H.E. Mr Masahiko Tominaga, Japan 
  • Mr. José Manuel Do Rosario ToscanoInternational Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO) 
  • Dr. Hamadoun TouréCo-Vice Chair, ITU 
  • H.E. Mr Malcolm Bligh TurnbullAustralia 
  • Mr. Sunny VarkeyGEMS Education 
  • Mr. Ben VerwaayenAlcatel-Lucent 
  • H.E. Ms Makiko YamadaMIC 
  • Professor Muhammad YunusYunus Centre 
  • H.E. Ambassador Sha ZukangUnited Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs