Name:Gisa Fuatai Purcell
TitleCompany:CEO/Regulator, Government of Samoa, Samoa
Bio:Mrs. Lematua Gisa Fuatai Purcell is the CEO/Regulator for the Government of Samoa. Prior to this appointment, she was Acting Secretary-General and Director of ICT Development at the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organization (CTO). She was the Head of the ICT Development for LDCs, SIDS, LLDCs, and countries with economies in transition at the ITU. In 2004, Gisa led the telecommunication reform in Samoa that saw the liberalization of the mobile market. She has over 30 years’ experience in ICT development at the national, regional, and international level. Gisa has a master’s degree in information systems from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.