Senior Policy Advisor, Kenya
Nicholas is an ICT policy expert with extensive experience in telecommunications and ICT policy development, spectrum management and regulatory affairs. He is passionate about using the right mix of technologies, regulations, policies and business models to extend connectivity and close the existing digital divide.
Before joining Policy Impact Partners, Nicholas worked as a Policy Advisor for GH Communications, managing policy advocacy campaigns, delivering spectrum management policy advisory services to various organizations, and drafting responses to public consultation documents from ICT regulatory authorities and ministries in Africa. He advocated for the implementation of standalone spectrum sharing regulations in South Africa, which would lead to more efficient use of frequency spectrum in the country. He further assisted in organizing several workshops to communicate GH Communications’ policy perspective and advocate for better regulations and policies in the ICT industry.
Nicholas holds a Bachelor’s degree in telecommunications and information engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya). Additionally, he holds certificates in ICT policy and regulation in a converged IP environment from The African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) and AI & digital policy from the Center for AI and Digital Policy (CAIDP) (USA).