Alisa Amupolo

  • Qualifications: MA (University of Leeds) | BA (University of Namibia)
  • Experience: 9+ Years
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Alisa Amupolo is a corporate leader who has served across various industries and is currently engaged with International Telecommunications Union. She is a former since of PowerCom, a telecommunications tower provider.  Before and beyond PowerCom, Alisa has cemented herself as a go-to trendsetter in ICT and business-related fields. She was the first licensee/curator for TEDxWindhoek, she has formed and has been instrumental in establishing tech start-ups. She has also worked for the Communications Regulatory Authority during its formation years and Namibia Communications Commission, respectively.

Prior to that she had a stint at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London particularly working on the Commonwealth Connects programme across various member countries. Earlier in her career, she also worked at the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation Public Relations and Marketing department.

She services on various boards and is an   Independent Non-Executive Director Energy Utilities Assets (Pty) Ltd as well at the Namibian.  Previously she was a Non-Executive Director of the largest mobile operator MTC until 2016 and is currently the Vice-Chairperson of Inceptus Holding, a subsidiary of UNAM. She also volunteered as a Board member of the Internet Society Namibian Chapter and serves on high-level interview panels for executive recruitments at various institutions in Namibia.

She holds a MA  from the University of Leeds and a BA from the University of Namibia and is an alumni of London Business School, Emerging Leaders Programme, a business acceleration leadership programme and Stanford Seed transformation programme.

She was recognised as Choiseul 100 Africa’s 100 top economic leaders below 40 in 2017 and in 2014, she was recognized as MISA women to watch and has featured in various local and international publications. 

Commonwealth Secretariat

ICT Research & Support Officer

Powercom (Pty) Ltd

Chief Executive Officer

Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN)

Strategic Advisor & Transformation Project Manager

International Telecommunication Union

Fulltime Consultant