Dr. Isaias Barreto da Rosa became the CEO and Executive Chairman of the Multisectoral Regulatory Agency of the Economy (ARME), Cape Verde, after serving as the first ECOWAS Commissioner in charge of Telecommunications & Information Technologies between 2014 and 2018.
He concluded his postdoc at Tallinn University, Estonia, addressing mobile access to digital libraries in digital divide environments. He holds an Advanced Studies Diploma and a Ph.D. degree (Hons) in Education and Human Development (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), a Master’s degree in Management Development (Euro-Arab Management School, Granada, Spain), and a bachelor degree in Computer Science (Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal). Dr. Isaias Barreto da Rosa is a Cisco Academy instructor by the University of Central England, United Kingdom, and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa.
Prior to joining the ECOWAS he worked as a Software developer at the Center for the Study of Information Problems at the Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal; researcher at Tallinn University, Estonia; professor at Jean Piaget University of Cape Verde for 13 years, where he also assumed several other responsibilities such as the head of the Department of Science and Technology, Director of the Technological Division; Director of the Digital Education Lab, Cisco Academy Manager, Microsoft IT Academy Manager, etc.
Dr. Isaias Barreto da Rosa was also a consultant for Cape Verdean Government and institutions and several international organizations. He has lectured in several countries and has dozens of scientific publications in journals and proceedings of international conferences.