Dr. Essam Mitwally joins Akhet as Senior Consultant
Dr. Essam Mitwally, formerly General Advisor Technology & Regulatory Strategic Studies, Regulatory Affairs of STC has joined Akhet as a Senior Consultant on 9th April 2015.
Dr. Essam is a very well-known and respected regulatory and strategic adviser with over 30 years of experience in Telecommunications Engineering, Design, Operation, R&D and Regulations. He has been a key advisor enabling strategic corporate decisions on major technology and regulatory projects. He drafted Reference Interconnection Offers, as well as Mobile Number Portability (MNP) and National Roaming Agreements. He conducted strategic studies on regulatory topics pertaining to new technologies and services such as M2M, Net Neutrality, OTTs, Broadband, Infrastructure Sharing and Smart Cities. He has many conference papers and magazine publications to his credit and has conducted numerous training workshops and tutorials.
Through his long tenure at STC he made significant contributions to the commercial success of STC. He was key in the introduction of new networks and services, as well as the establishment of R&D Department of STC. His studies and advices lead to the introduction of the first and most advanced MNP system in MENA by CITC back in 2006. He was also key in the winning of one of the most complex disputes with another Operator worth around $120 million.
Stewart White, CEO Akhet Consulting, based in UAE remarked, ‘Dr. Essam’s expertise and experience will add to that which already exists in Akhet and broadens our reach into Saudi Arabia as well as being a fluent Arabic speaker and draftsman. We look forward to him working with us all to provide that focused advice and client service we believe is so important.’