Diago Diouf

Technical Advisor, Ministere de l’Economie Numérique et des Telecommunications

Diago  Diouf

Speaker Bio

Mrs. Diago DIOUF is an expert in strategy and regulation in the digital field. Currently Technical Advisor to the Minister of Digital Economy and Telecommunications, she has a deep knowledge of the electronic communications and postal sectors. 


In 2004, she joined the Telecommunications and Postal Regulatory Authority (ARTP) where she held several positions of responsibility which enabled her to carry out structuring projects for the accessibility and the affordability of telecom and postal services through the design and implementation of universal service projects in rural areas and the implementation of the cost audit processes for the three telecommunications operators, and cost accounting for the Société Nationale La Poste.   


Also an expert in strategy, Diago DIOUF has led the development of national strategic plans individually or on behalf of reference firms: Development strategy for the Universal Telecommunications Service Fund, National Strategy for the Development of Digital Trade, Start Up Act to name a few. 


In addition to her technical responsibilities, Ms. DIOUF is committed throughout her career to human and organizational development. She led the ARTP change management project as well as its institutional communication, coinciding with the consecration of the institution as the best regulator in West Africa. She was also President of the Women association in ARTP for 5 years. She is now the representative in Senegal of the International Network of Women Digital Experts (RIFEN), which works at the continental level for the capacity building and digital inclusion of women. For the 2022 edition, Mrs DIOUF is Vice-President of the Jury of the Grand Prix of the President of the Republic for Innovation. 


Diago DIOUF holds an MBA from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Quebec in Montreal in Canada and a DEA in Political Science from the University of Toulouse 1 in France. She is now studying Neuro Linguistic Programming and cognitive science. 


Ms. DIOUF is also a Consultant and Certified Coach. She supports people and organizations to have a strategic vision of their success and to put in place the organization and the capacities to achieve their ambitions. 


Optimistic and persevering, her vision is that of a competent Africa and master of its destiny.