Kassim al-Hassani

Company: Iraqi Telecommunications & Post Company (ITPC)
Position: Director General

Biography: Kassim al-Hassani was appointed director general of the ITPC, part of the Communications Ministry, in January 2009.

He is also the executive board chairman of the ministry.

Al-Hassani graduated in 1992 from the UK’s London South Bank University with a bachelor’s degree in computer studies. He has a postgraduate certificate in telecommunication regulation and an master’s degree in communications policy, both from the UK’s Westminster University. Al-Hassani has more than 10 years’ experience as a communication and broadcast consult and has worked for Cap Gemini, Deloitte and Hays Consulting, all of the UK.

He worked on projects with the UK’s BT Cellnet, Germany’s T-Mobile and Sweden’s Ericsson. In 2005, he became telecoms manager for Basra at the Communications Ministry before being appointed director general of the State Company for Internet Services in 2006.

Contact: +964 717 9440
Company website: www.iraqimoc.net/