Chief Regulatory Officer
Zain Group

Dr. Andrew Arowojolu, currently Zain Group Chief Regulatory Officer, is a Senior Telecoms Executive with over 25-years of experience and a proven track-record in the telecommunications industry including 11+years in professional consulting in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Since August 2003, Andrew has held senior leadership positions in Zain in the areas of corporate strategy development, mergers & acquisitions and business development. Over a 13-year period, in addition to strategy development, Andrew played key roles in Zain’s major successful international M&A transactions, initial public offerings and licence bids as well as digital venture capital investments in the Middle East and Africa region. Prior to joining Zain, Andrew was the Technical Director of Freshfield Communications Limited, a UK-based telecoms consultancy firm for an 11-year period, developing 2G and 3G wireless radio planning and network design software solutions and consultancy services for telecommunications operators in Europe, Middle East and South-East Asia. Andrew holds a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Mobile Radio Communications (1994) and a M.Sc., (Distinction) in Microelectronic and Telecommunications from University of Liverpool, United Kingdom (1991) and a B.Sc. (First Class) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Lagos (1988). Andrew is a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.