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Boutheina Guermazi

Practice Manager, Information and Communication Technologies
.Boutheina Guermazi is a Practice Manager for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Transport and ICT Global Practice of the World Bank, based in Washington DC. Her Unit designs and implements activities and programs aimed at supporting developing countries unleash digital opportunities for inclusive development. These include policies and programs relating to broadband infrastructure, mobile networks, digital government, ICT skills and industry development. Before joining the ICT Unit, Boutheina was a Lead Operations Officer in the Regional Integration Unit, supporting regional projects in Africa. She wrote and published a number of articles and book chapters on trade law, telecommunications policy and regulatory reform. 

Before joining the Bank, Boutheina was Assistant Professor at the University of Law and Political and Social Sciences of Tunis and a Telecommunications consultant to the Sector Reform Unit at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). 

Boutheina holds a PhD in Telecommunications Law and Policy from the Faculty of Law at McGill University, Canada, an LLM in International Law from Indiana University and a Bachelor Degree in Public Law from the University of Tunis. She held a Fulbright Scholarship and was a research scholar at the University of Michigan, the Social Science Research Council (USA) and the Center of Studies for Regulated Industries (Canada).