Doreen Bogdan-Martin has been Chief of ITU’s Strategic Planning and Membership Department since the beginning of 2008. She is the most senior-ranked woman at ITU.

She acts as advisor to the ITU Secretary-General, and is responsible for ITU’s corporate communications, external affairs, corporate strategy and membership – as well as managing the ITU-UNESCO Broadband Commission for Digital Development.

Doreen was previously the Head of the ITU’s Regulatory and Market Environment Division in the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT), where she was responsible for programmes on Regulatory Reform and Economics and Finance. She is a leading authority on regulatory and policy trends worldwide and has co-authored a number of ITU publications.

Before joining ITU in 1994, Doreen worked as a Telecommunications Policy Specialist in National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) in the USA.

Doreen holds a Masters degree in Communications Policy from the School of International Service, American University, in Washington DC. She is married with four children.