Dr Safa Nassereldin - FTTH Council MENA

Dr. Safa Nassereldin is the Chairwoman and board member of the FTTH Council MENA since January 2016, representing Moseco Group whose operations are in Saudi, Jordan, Palestine, Qatar, and the UAE.

She was the First Female Minister for ICT (MTIT) in Palestine (May 2012 - June 2014) and since June 2014 she is the Vice President for Al-Quds University. Before that, she was Advisor and Technical Assistant to the Minister for three years as well as E-gov General Coordinator and team leader for the National Team for Systems and Information Security (NTSIS). She led the effort of preparing the National ICT strategy 2011-2013, the e-government Policy document and roadmap for 2012-2014 in cooperation with OECD. As leader for NTSIS, prepared a national Policy for Information security and prepared the terms of reference for creating the Palestine Cybersecurity emergency team. She helped in drafting MOUs for government and academic networks as well as drafting the e-transaction law.

Dr. Nassereldin worked in the academia both in Palestine and France. She is an active member in the Higher Council for Innovation and Excellence, 2013-now, BOD and Head of incubation and motivation committee, member of BOD and projects evaluator for Palestinian Incubator for Energy, 2014-now.

Dr. Nassereldin graduated from Schmidt’s Girls College (German School). She has Bachelors in Electronic Engineering from Al-Quds University with Deans Honors list, Master degree in Signal and Image Processing from ENSEEIHT and Doctorate in Electronic Engineering from ENSEIRB, Bordeaux I University in France, 2003.

She has many certificates from Microsoft for Networking as system engineer as well as for Windows and Web Application development. She also participated in training for Proposal writing and Fund raising as well as Business and Management Tools and Innovation.