Rosheen Awotar-Mauree

Rosheen Awotar-Mauree

Rosheen Awotar-Mauree

Rosheen received her first degree in Computer Science with honours in Information Systems, in 1994 and her MBA in 1996, both from Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.

Before joining ITU, Rosheen was working for the Ministry of ICT in Mauritius where she was in charge of the IT Security Unit which is the key facilitator in ensuring that Government information systems are secure.

She has been managing IT Security initiatives in the field of sensitization, audits, implementation of information security management systems (ISMS) based on ISO 27001/2 standards and in international cooperation to operationalize the national CERT and the national PKI.  She has also been involved in the elaboration of a national ICT security strategy and two national ICT strategies.

She has over 12 years of experience in the field of IT Security and IT Project Management.

In February 2013 she joined the ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) as Cybersecurity Officer in Geneva where she assists in the coordination and implementation of Cybersecurity initiatives.