Dr Mongi Marzoug
Since October 2016, Orange Group SVP of Internet and Sustainable Energy Governance, in charge of
developing Orange Group activities with international and regional institutions involved in internet and
sustainable energy governance and regulation.
October 2016, chair of ITU Global Standards Symposium on Security, Privacy and Trust
January to August 2016, Dr Mongi Marzoug served as the Tunisian Minister of Energy and Mines. The
main achievements are: Ministry organization and creation of Directorate-General for Renewable
Energy and Electricity, adoption by the Government of operational and technical framework and Plan
for Renewable Energy, publication of all Oil and Gas contracts on Ministry website for better
transparency, and adoption and operational implementation of rules to eliminate subsidies for diesel
and gasoline (petrol).
December 2011 to January 2014, Dr Mongi Marzoug has served as Tunisian ICT minister, where he
oversaw important reforms regarding governance, regulatory framework, and digital economy:
designing Tunisia2020 digital strategy; decree establishing the Digital High Council, reform of
Telecommunication Code, reform of Digital Development Found, decree creating smart-Tunisia for
Digital Investments, and reform of broadcasting services in relation with audiovisual liberalization.
May 2014 to end 2015, he was Orange Group’s VP of Internet Governance and Digital Development:
He issued a report on Internet Governance Stakes for Orange Group, and participated to numerous
international and regional events related to Internet Governance (ITU, WSIS, UNESCO, IGF, ICANN,
ITU/GSR, AIS, A-IGF). Inter alia, He followed UN, ITU, and UNESCO activities regarding WSIS+10
review and objectives beyond 2015, the IGF mandate renewal, and ICANN stewardship transition and
accountability enhancement processes.
Dr Mongi Marzoug has extensive management experience within the telecommunications industry,
with a strong expertise on communication networks: technologies, services, costs and business. He
holds a patent in the mobile radio network technology, and he has published several scientific and
technical papers in this domain.
1999 to 2011, he held various leadership positions at Orange Group specializing in mobile network
architecture, performance, roaming and cost. He was also the company’s Deputy Director of studies,
engineering and products.
Before 1999, he served for 10 years at Orange Labs, in charge of R&D projects in remote sensing,
radar imaging and mobile network planning. He has been a team research leader for over than 5
Mongi Marzoug holds an engineer degree from “Ecole Polytechnique” (France) and Telecom
ParisTech (France); and a PhD in physics and Accreditation to Supervise Research.