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Lead ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank Group
Dr. Tim Kelly is a Lead ICT Policy Specialist in the World Bank Group, which he joined in 2008, and is based in the Nairobi office. He wrote the policy chapter of the 2016 edition of the World Development Report, on the theme “Digital Dividends”. He previously managed World Bank reports on Maximizing Mobile and eTransform Africa, as well as the Broadband Strategies Toolkit. On the operational side, he is currently managing ICT programs in Comoros, Malawi, Somalia and Tanzania. He was formerly Head of the Strategy and Policy Unit of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and previously worked with the OECD and Logica.
To obtain development gains through digital investments, invest in their analog complements: policy and infrastructure.