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Insights Director & Lead on National Dialogues
Julia is the global lead on the GSMA National Dialogue initiative, which convenes mobile industry leadership and senior policymakers to identify how closer public-private collaboration at a national level can help progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Julia has been with the GSMA for eight years, driving innovation projects that aim to achieve both commercial and social impact at scale. She specialised in gender and mobile before leading research into mobile value added services and industry partnerships. Julia has a strong background in corporate communications, having previously represented organisations across the telecommunications, utilities, accountancy and law industries. She holds a first class BA in English from the University of Nottingham and an MA in Writing from Goldsmiths University.
Posts by Julia:
This blog was written by Julia Burchell and Mariana Lopez On Thursday 9 November, the GSMA Mobile for Development (M4D) team working in Pakistan joined other partners at the ...
Over the last decade, the GSMA Mobile for Development team has worked extensively with start-ups seeking partnerships with MNOs, directly through various innovation funds as well ...
Last summer we released some exciting research in partnership with DAI, which aimed to highlight the important and hitherto underleveraged role that value added service (VAS) ...
April 7, 2015 | Julia Burchell
Mobile connectivity in emerging markets is increasing, and increasing rapidly: four out of five mobile connections are made in these countries – that’s 17 every second – and ...
September 19, 2013 | Julia Burchell
This post was written by Tim Hatt, a Senior Analyst for MDI, and Julia Burchell, Community Manager for MDI. It is a companion piece to the GSMA Intelligence discussion of the ...