Executive President
National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA)

Dr. Amr Badawi was recently appointed as the Executive President of the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA) of Egypt, as of 23 January 2006. Dr. Badawi was previously the Senior Advisor to the Minister of Communication and Information Technology. He handled the development of the Telecom Sector, and was involved in policy development as well as in providing support to all the telecom entities such as the carries, ISPs, and vendors.

Dr. Badawi had joined MCIT after nine-year tenure with GTE & General Dynamics.

There, he acted as Program Manager and in several other Technical Positions in support of the Telecom Sector Support and the ICT programs in Egypt. Dr. Badawi is also a professor of Electronics at Cairo University. Prior to his tenure at GTE he founded Telecomp International in Egypt in 1990. He also taught at Cairo University and was Telecom Consultant for several government and private entities from 1987 – 1995. Dr Badawi worked as a development and system engineer at Aydin Systems, California from 1984 – 1987.

Dr. Badawi holds B.Sc & M.Sc. degrees in Electronics Engineering from Cairo University and received his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University, California in 1986.