Mary Grace Mirandilla-Santos is a specialist on the impacts of telecommunications and ICT policy on development, politics and society. Her areas of expertise include regulation, competition policy, e-government and universal ICT access. She provides technical advice on the ICT and telecommunications sector for international non-profits and the public sector.
Grace currently consults for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on ICT and e-government, and for The Asia Foundation on telecommunications sector reform. She is a Research Fellow for regional ICT policy think tank LIRNEasia and represents LIRNEasia in the Philippine Government’s ICT-related policy reforms which include promoting competition in the telecommunications sector and improving internet access, affordability and quality. She also serves as Vice President for Policy at the Internet Society’s Philippine Chapter. In the past, Grace has been engaged in Project Management and Monitoring and Evaluation for development projects funded by the likes of USAID and ADB.
She holds a Master of Arts in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of the Philippines.