Executive Director of Group Regulatory Affairs
Ooredoo Group

Mrs. Dorward has more than 30 years of experience in the ICT industry, specializing in the areas of regulatory and government relations as well as M&A. Currently, Mrs. Dorward is Executive Director of Group Regulatory Affairs for Ooredoo Group with operations in the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia. Previously, Mrs. Dorward was the Chief Regulatory Officer for Zain Group, responsible for the regulatory oversight and direction for 23 mobile operating companies in the Middle East and Africa.

In addition, Mrs. Dorward has advised both private companies and regulators in Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East on a wide range of regulatory and business issues including public policy, licensing, spectrum valuation, interconnection, Universal Service Funds, telecommunications privatization and liberalization programmes.