Senka Hadzic, Ph.D.

Dr Senka Hadzic is a telecommunications engineer and ICT4D researcher with experience across multiple sectors including industry, academia, startups, and non profit organisations. She is a Senior Fellow at the Cape Town based think tank Research ICT Africa, and a Fellow with the CyberBRICS project hosted at the FGV Law School in Rio de Janeiro. 

Dr Hadzic completed her PhD in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Aveiro (Portugal). Apart from her technical background and experience in telecom policy, her interests are ownership and business models for alternative connectivity solutions, their financial sustainability, and human centered approach to innovation.