Freelance ICT Policy and Regulation Consultant


William Currie is a freelance consultant in ICT Policy and Regulation, and former Councillor at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) and the South African Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (SATRA).

Prior to this he served as the Communications and Information Policy Programme Manager of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), and in the mid-1990s was special adviser to Pallo Jordan, Minister of Posts Telecommunications and Broadcasting, during which time he coordinated the process that led to the White Paper on Telecommunications Policy. As General Secretary of the Film and Allied Workers Organisation (FAWO), Mr Currie was involved in the development of broadcasting policy during South Africa’s transition to democracy in South Africa.

He holds an MA in Film and Television Studies for Education from the University of London Institute of Education.