Our Advisory Councils consist of international experts from a variety of domains. They help hone our research agenda and bring in new ideas. They provide important perspective to our ongoing work, strengthen our networks and facilitate collaborations.

William H. Melody

Chair | Managing Director, LIRNE.NET, Denmark: Visiting Professor, Center for Communication, Media and IT (CMI), Copenhagen Institute of Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark

Alison Gillwald

Executive Director, Research ICT Africa; Infrastructure Management Reform and Regulation; Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, Management of Infrastructure Reform and Regulation Programme

Robin Mansell

Professor, Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (Chennai), India

Hernan Galperin

Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Technology and Society, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina;  Steering Committee member, DIRSI; Research Fellow, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, USA

Johannes M. Bauer

Professor, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media, Michigan State University; Director, Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law.

K. F. Lai

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, BuzzCity, Singapore

Partha Mukhopadhyay

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, India

Randy Spence

Director, Economic and Social Development Affiliates (Esda), Canada

Shalini Kala

Independent Consultant

Sam Paltridge

Directorate, Science Technology and Industry, OECD, France

Sherille Ismail

Senior Counsel, Intelsat

Tim Kelly

Lead ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank Group

Visoot Phongsathorn

Independent regulatory expert