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Christine Arida

Christine Arida

Executive Director, Telecom Planning and Services, National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) Egypt

Christine Arida is executive director for Telecom Services and Planning at NTRA, Egypt. She has been working for the government of Egypt for 25 years, in areas of Internet development and related public policies. During her work at NTRA she has lead the drafting of Egypt’s National Broadband Plan “eMisr” in 2011, and has participated in establishing the “DNS Entrepreneurship Center for Africa and the Middle East” in 2014. From 2001 to 2006 she has worked for the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, where she participated in drafting “Egypt’s Telecommunication Master Plan” in 2004. Ms Arida started her career at the Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center, where she worked on introducing internet services in Egypt in1992.

Ms Arida has participated in establishing the Arab IGF and presently leads its secretariat. She serves as chair of the Arab gTLDs Project Steering Committee at the League of Arab States. She is founding and board member of the ISOC Egypt Chapter and founding member of AfriNIC.

Ms Arida holds a BSc degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Cairo University.

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