Speaker profile


  • Ms Dominique Lazanski
    Public Policy Director
    GSMA and MAG member


Dominique Lazanski is a London-based digital policy and strategy consultant. As the Public Policy Director for the GSM Association Dominique’s work on cyber security policy and Internet governance includes coordination with the UN, OECD, WTO and others. Since joining the GSM Association in September 2013, Ms. Lazanski has led the members’ ITU and Internet Governance Task Force, which includes planning and preparations for key ITU-T meetings and study groups as well as Internet governance meetings. She was on the executive multistakeholder committee for NetMundial in April 2014 and is currently a member of the multistakeholder advisory group of the Internet Governance Forum. She teaches within the GSMA’s capacity building program for regulators and policy makers and sits on the board of several international companies. Dominique was a member of the UK’s Open Data User Group in the Cabinet Office from 2012 to 2014 and the Tax Transparency Board in Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs in 2013. She participates on the Multistakeholder Advisory Group on Internet Governance in the UK. She worked on the first Cyberspace Conference with the UK’s Foreign Office and the ICC in London to secure business participation in the conference. In 2015 she was a UN Expert in Access and Connectivity.

Dominique began her career with positions at Yahoo, eBay, and Apple, where she helped launch the first iTunes stores in the US. In 2005 she moved to London to complete a master’s degree in information systems management at the London School of Economics. She has worked in policy ever since, three years of which were spent at the TaxPayers’ Alliance working on digital policy. She has written and spoken on digital issues.

Dominique holds a bachelor of arts from Cornell University, a second master’s degree from the University of Bath and is currently working on her PhD.

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