Bruno Ramos is graduated in Electronic Engineering from the Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and holds two Master’s degrees, one in telecommunication regulation and the other in Electronic Engineering, from the Universidade de Brasilia (UnB). In 2012, Mr. Ramos started a PhD programme in Law and International Policies also at the Universidade de Brasilia.
The career of Bruno Ramos focused the telecommunications sector and the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) related issues. He worked for TELESP and TELEBRÁS in Brazil during 15 years.
Bruno Ramos experience on the telecommunications sector culminated in his appointment as ANATEL Superintendent for data, mobile and satellite communication, where he worked for over 16 years.
During his tenure in ANATEL, Bruno Ramos was Vice-President of the Study Commissions of the ITU Standardization Sector (ITU-T) from 2000 to 2013. In several occasions Bruno Ramos was nominated the Head of the Brazilian delegation in ITU Conferences such as the Plenipotentiary Conference, The World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly and the World Conference on International Telecommunications among other activities representing his dedication to the development of telecommunications in Brazil.
Since 2013, Bruno Ramos works for ITU as Director of the Americas Regional Office and is responsible for maintaining and developing relationship with high level representatives of ITU States Members, regional and international organizations of the Americas region for the adoption of initiatives and projects related to the development of the telecommunications and ICT sector.
Mr. Ramos is responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of the ITU Regional Office activities and the coordination with the ITU Area Offices located in Barbados, Chile and Honduras. Mr. Ramos is the responsible for the direct supervision activities of the Office, in coordination with the ITU headquarters in Geneva and his team in the region on issues related to telecommunications and ICT regulation, spectrum management, strengthening of telecommunication institutions and capacity building in benefit of the Americas region, among others.