Enrico Calandro (PhD) is a senior researcher at Research ICT Africa. Prior to joining Research ICT Africa, he worked as a technical advisor for the ICT programme of the SADC Parliamentary Forum in Namibia, within the UN technical cooperation framework. He also has experience in the ICT private sector as a business developer.
He has worked for the European Commission, Information Society and Media DG as a trainee after completing his Master’s degree. He holds a PhD in Business Administration specialising in telecommunications policy from the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, and a Master degree in Communications’ sciences from the University of Perugia, Italy. He is a recipient of the OTF fellowship on information controls, the Amy Mahan scholarship award for the advancement of ICT policy in Africa, and the UNDESA fellowship for international cooperation.