Director for Regulatory Policy and Advocacy

Dr. Bharat Vagadia is Director for Regulatory Policy and Advocacy at Ooredoo Qatar. He has been with Ooredoo for close to two years working on regulatory policy matters. Prior to this, he ran a niche consultancy business in the UK advising clients across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has spent 15 years advising governments, regulatory authorities, and businesses in over 20 countries on liberalization, policy and regulation of the ICT sector, and strategies to deal with and thrive in a rapidly changing environment.

Dr. Bharat holds a PhD researching the interplay of legal contracts and trust in strategic outsourcing relationships. He has been awarded an LLM in Commercial Law, an MBA from Imperial Business School, a 1st Class (Hons) in Engineering from King’s College London, and a CIM Diploma in Marketing.

He has served as board director at the UK National Outsourcing Association, an advisor to ITU, and taught on MBA programs at UK business schools. He is the author of 3 books on Enterprise Governance, Strategic Outsourcing and Outsourcing contracts.