Gary Fowlie has been the head of the Liaison office of the International Telecommunication Union to the United Nations since 2009. ITU is the UN specialized agency for information and communication technology.
Mr. Fowlie is an Economist and Journalist. He was a Producer/Reporter for the news service of the Canadian Braodcasting Corporation for 10 years and a freelance reporter for The Economist.
Prior to joining the International Telecommunication Union in 2001, Mr. Fowlie worked as an Account Director for the technology practice of the global consulting firm Hill and Knowlton. His clients included Microsoft, SAP and many others.
Mr. Fowlie was responsible for communications for the UN World Summit on the Information Society (2003 and 2005) and from 2005 until 2009 was the Chief of Media Liaison for the United Nations in New York.
Mr. Fowlie is a graduate of the Universities of Alberta, Alabama and the London School of Economics. He has been a Part-time instructor in the School of Business at the British Columbia Institute of Technology since 1993.