As Head of Public Policy for the APAC region for the GSMA, Ms.Emanuela closely tracks developments in competition law and regulation. Prior to joining the GSMA, she was a partner at a leading law firm in London. In this role she advised governments, regulators, competition authorities and corporate clients on matters of competition law and regulation. This work included acting as an advisor to the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Bahrain, as well as providing training courses to Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator. A lawyer by background, she also has an MSc in Economic Regulation and Competition from City University London and from 2006 to 2015 she was a visiting lecturer, teaching the legal module of that MSc.