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  • Ms Belinda Exelby
    Chair of EQUALS Steering Committee and Head of International Relations


Belinda has responsibility for managing GSMA’s relationships with international intergovernmental organisations, including the ITU and other UN agencies, the Broadband Commission, the World Bank and the OECD. The GSMA’s broad programme of engagement with these organisations promotes understanding of the mobile industry’s role in generating socio-economic benefit and achieving the SDGs, and stimulates productive dialogue about enabling policy and regulatory environments.

Belinda also manages the GSMA’s external policy and regulatory training programme on mobile technology and ICT-related topics. This portfolio includes the Capacity Building programme, which delivers free face-to-face and online training courses for governments and regulators worldwide, and GSMA Advance, a curriculum of training courses for mobile operators and other commercial organisations.

Belinda is a Board Director of the US Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) and Chair of the Steering Committee of EQUALS.