Olivier Alais is currently an Affiliate with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and a Fellow with the Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade de Rio de Janeiro.
By profession, Olivier is a senior ICT specialist, and the Executive Director of Soukeina, an ICT consulting firm specialized in emerging economies.
He has been working on numerous public programs and he has a deep interest in supporting government transparency and efficiency through the design and implementation of ICT policies.
Examples of his assignments are supporting the Mauritian National Computer Board to design their Open Source Software policy, improving the Internet penetration in Comoros or, designing the eGovernment Web Development Strategy for the Government of Liberia.
Olivier is currently involved in a low-cost health insurance basis study for migrants in Thailand under a Global Fund grant.