Michel Rogy joined the World Bank in 2011 to a) advise governments on policies and regulations that create a positive investment climate for telecommunications, postal services, and e-applications and (b) structure innovative investment programs including public-private partnerships that attract private investment. He is the Task Team Leader of several lending and technical assistance operations in the North Africa and Africa regions. Before joining the Bank he was for 6 years a Partner with Paris-based TERA Consultants, where he advised the European Commission DG InfSo as well as regulatory authorities and operators throughout EMEA on policy, strategic and regulatory issues in the ICT/telecommunications sector. Michel also worked for neuf telecom, an alternative French telecommunications operator, first as director of the Business Unit Interconnection and Carrier Services and Head of regulatory affairs, and then as director of the Business Unit Business Customers. He started his career as Partner with Ratingen-based EUTELIS Consult, where he advised the European Commission DG InfSo as well as regulatory authorities and operators throughout Europe. Michel holds a PhD in Economics from Telecom ParisTech and a Master Degree in Telecommunications from Telecom Bretagne. He speaks French, German and some Italian.