Mr. Tontama Charles Millogo elected new Chairman of the PAPU Administrative Council
This is one of the outcomes of the 37th Ordinary Session of the Administrative Council of the Pan-African Postal Union (PAPU) held in Algiers from 7 to 12 April 2018. Mr. Tontama Charles Millogo will preside over the Administrative Council during the 2018-2019 fiscal year. He will have as vice president Egypt (first vice president), Mozambique (2nd vice president) and as rapporteurs Tanzania and the Republic of Congo.
A trained electronics engineer specialized in telecommunications, Tontama Charles Millogo is Chairman of the Electronic Communications and Postal Service Regulatory Authority (ARCEP) of Burkina Faso since 16 November 2015 when he was sworn into office by the Court of Appeal of Ouagadougou.
The mandate bestowed upon him by the Burkina Faso Government in October 2015 is a token of its trust in Mr. Millogo’s moral integrity, technical proficiency and proven experience in the field of electronic communications, as required by Article 7 of Decree No. 2009-336/PRES/PM/MPTIC setting out the mission, composition, organization and functioning of the Regulatory Authority.
He brings extensive experience garnered from more than seventeen (17) years in the telecommunications industry, including ten (10) in the very senior and strategic role of Technical Director with a host of international operators. Having served in five (5) countries in West and Central Africa, he has built a solid track record in telecommunication system strategy formulation, engineering studies, planning, deployment, quality management, operation and maintenance. As the key and preferred contact point with the regulatory authorities wherever he was called to serve, he has acquired a broad and deep understanding of the issues and challenges of regulating electronic communication systems and services.
Mr. Millogo is a man on a mission with a high sense of duty. He is known to discharge his tasks, duties and responsibilities with the brilliance and enthusiasm needed to deliver outstanding results.
A graduate of the Institute of Electronics of the Houari Boumedienne University of Science and Technology in Algiers (Algeria), and holder of an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration of Poitiers (France), Mr. Millogo will be serving in his dual capacity as an engineer and a manager.
An avid enthusiast of matters related to the digital transformation of our societies, he is currently working on a PhD in management at the University of Ouagadougou II (Burkina Faso). His thesis is a case study of Burkina Faso with regard to the development challenges and prospects of a collaborative or shared economy in developing countries.