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Zainab Hussain Siddiqui

Director of Sustainability, Telenor Group

A leading advocate for the role of tech in creating sustainable solutions

Zainab Hussain Siddiqui is Director Sustainability at Telenor Group and a specialist in managing ICT/mobile for development projects. With more than 16 years of experience with the telecom industry, development sector and government, Ms Hussain Siddiqui works on aspects of social responsibility with eight business units across Telenor’s footprint with particular focus on managing Global Partnerships with UNICEF and Plan International, as well as programmes pertaining to skills for a digital future, digital identities, Big Data for Social Good, and child online safety. 

In her previous role, Ms Hussain Siddiqui headed Corporate Social Responsibility at Telenor Pakistan, where she led innovative projects in partnership with international agencies within the areas of health, identity, education, disability inclusion, and emergency response. She has also served as an external consultant with the International Labor Organization on issues of gender equality and decent employment.

She has an MSc in Development Administration and Planning from University College London and an MBA from Pakistan.