Doreen Bogdan-Martin is a strategic leader with more than 20 years of high-level experience in international and inter-governmental relations. She has long history of success in policy and strategy development, analysis and execution.
Since 2008, Doreen has been Chief of Strategic Planning & Membership for the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations located in Geneva, Switzerland. The ITU is dedicated to bringing connectivity to all the world’s people through development assistance, standardization, and coordination of radio communications.
Doreen leads the organization’s strategic initiatives, and directs the Corporate Communications and External Affairs divisions. She serves as Secretary to the ITU Board of Directors, and Coordinator of UN Affairs for the ITU.
Doreen has more than 15 years of experience working with developing countries, advising governments from around the world on policy and regulatory reform measures. She has organized global conferences with thousands of participants from 150+ countries, and brokered international consensus on many critical issues, and is a regular presenter at high-level international forums and summits.
With a Master’s degree in International Communications Policy from American University in Washington, DC, Doreen completed post-graduate certification in Strategies for Leadership at the Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland. She is also certified in Accountability and Ethics by the United Nations Leaders Programme.
Doreen is a member the Swiss Network for International Studies Academic Council. She is also a certified amateur radio operator.