Kojo Boakye - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Kojo Boakye

Kojo Boakye
Position

Head of Policy, Sub-Sahara Africa

Company

Facebook

Description

Kojo Boakye is Facebook’s Head of Public Policy for Africa. He’s an experienced ICT
for Development Practitioner, with 15 years’ experience working with governments,
fixed-line and mobile operators, development partners, online service providers,
content developers and civil society organisations. Before joining Facebook, he was
the Deputy Director of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), and the Head
Research and Consultancy at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation
(CTO) prior to that.
In addition to an MSc in Development Studies, Kojo holds a BA in African History and
Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS),
University of London. He is a professionally trained project manager and has a superb
track record of building successful relationships and delivering quality and value to
stakeholders.
In recent years, his work has focused on: broadband affordability; the use of mobile
infrastructure and devices for the delivery of services; strategic planning for Universal
Service Funds and ICT regulators; increasing internet access; and understanding ICT
users’ demand for services, their usage of those services and perceptions of
satisfaction.