March 1st, 2021. Washington, DC. Access Partnership, the leading global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced that it has appointed Allan Ruiz as Senior Advisor for Latin America and The Caribbean. In this advisory role, Allan will support client service on policy issues related to ICTs, digital technologies, and market access.
Allan brings over twenty-five years’ experience in telecommunications both in the private and public sectors focusing on digital and connectivity policy. Previously, Allan served as Executive Secretary of Comtelca, the Regional Telecommunications Commission for Central America. Additionally, Allan was the Vice Minister of Telecommunications of Costa Rica. Allan also consults for the Centre for Advanced Studies of Broadband for Development, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Juan Cacace, Latin America Lead at Access Partnership commented, “Allan is truly an expert in telecommunications. His wealth of experience in both the private and public sector will help support our client services in the Latam and Caribbean markets. Allan is one of the most respected ICT experts in the region and it is an honour to have him as part of our Latin America team.”
Allan Ruiz said, “I am pleased to be joining Access Partnership at such as exciting time. I hope to support clients in the development of best practice in public policies and regulations, as well as helping them navigate any barriers to market they may be facing.”
About Access Partnership
Access Partnership is the world’s leading public policy firm dedicated to opening markets for technology. We shape national, regional and international policies to ensure a fair, long-lasting environment for technology that drives growth. Our teams in six offices across the globe uniquely mix policy and technical expertise to drive outcomes for clients operating at the intersection of technology, data and connectivity.