ILAC & IAF
Annette Dever has a BSc (Hons) in Microbiology. She worked in various
research laboratories with CSIRO and the Institute of Dental Research
prior to joining NATA, Australia’s national laboratory accreditation
authority, in July 1988. She joined the staff of the ILAC Secretariat in
2001, working as the Senior ILAC Coordinator in support of the ILAC
Secretary. On 1 January 2007 she moved to the role of ILAC Secretary.
During her time at NATA, prior to joining the staff of the ILAC
Secretariat, she worked as a lead assessor in the field of Chemical
Testing and held the positions of Regional Coordinator and Regional
Manager - Chemical Testing.
Senior Manager International Engagement, Australia
Damian Fisher is Senior Manager - International Engagement at Standards
Australia. Damian is a key member of Standards Australia’s National
Standards Body. He is responsible for coordinating and managing
international standards work.
He has extensive experience in international business, project
management and business development. He has more than 28 years
experience in international business and is a former senior Australian
trade diplomat. Postings included appointment as Consul General and
Senior Trade Commissioner based in Turkey. Damian also served with the
Australian Embassy in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he was
accredited as Counsellor (Commercial) and Senior Trade Commissioner for
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.
He is also a co-author of a number of publications including a book,
Export Best Practice: Commercial and Legal Aspects, The Federation
Monica Li FU,
Manager of Marketing Department, CTTL, China
Monica Li Fu graduated from Beijing University of Posts and
Telecommunications with B.D. and M.D. then worked as a Visitor scholar
in Electrical & Computer Engineering department of University of
Waterloo, Canada. Monica has been working for China Telecommunication
Technology Labs (CTTL) subjected to China Academy of Telecommunication
Research of MIIT from 1992. Since 2005, Monica is the Manager of
Marketing Department of CTTL meanwhile she also supported MIIT as a
technical expert to participate in APEC-TEL-MRA meetings and
multilateral recognition activities.
He joined Mitsubishi Electric
Corporation in 1975, starting his carrier in the development of
Satellite Communication Systems, and extended his carrer in research and
development of Speech Coding and Network Signal Processing. Now He is a
Senior Technical Adviser at the Information Technology R & D Center of
Mitsubishi Electric since 2006.
He started ITU-T activities in 1990 in SG15, and has been collaborating
with SG9, SG 11, SG12 and SG13. In SG15, he became a Rapporteur in 1992,
Working Party Chairman in 2000. Together with the whole members of
Working Party, he moved to SG16 and became a Vice-Chairman/WP1 Chairman
in 2005. He was appointed to ITU-T SG16 Chairman at the WTSA-08 meeting
held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2008.
He has also been actively participated in Focus Group activities in
ITU-T on IPTV, From/In/To/Car Communication (FG-FITCAR) and FG-FITCAR II
Nguyen Van Vinh, Deputy Director of R&D Center, Viettel
Nguyen Van Vinh is the Deputy Director of Research and Development
Center, Viettel Group as well as an executive consultant in Science and
He has more than 33 years experience in the industry, including activity
at all levels of the architecture and development. During his long
career with a leading telecom manufacturer and operator, he has held
several key positions in design, development, and deployment of PABX &
PSTN systems, ATM & VoIP systems, Transportation systems such as DSL,
His current activities include network management issues and development
of new technologies and products to support service providers' business
General Manager Operations, Standards Australia
Adrian O'Connell is General Manager of Operations at Standards
Australia, the peak non government national standards body and
Australian member of the international standards bodies ISO and IEC.
His responsibilities encompass business strategy and transformation,
stakeholder relations and standards development services.
He has extensive experience in strategic planning, policy development,
change management and contract negotiations across and range of private
and public sector industries. He has previously held board positions on
a number of member service companies and industry superannuation funds.
Colin Payne, A/g Manager, Standards and International Engagement Section, ACMA, Australia
The Standards and International Engagement section is responsible for
the ACMA’s international engagement strategy, coordinating the ACMA’s
input into international for a including the International
Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the APEC Telecommunications and
Information Working Group. The section is also responsible for mandating
standards for the Telecommunications, Radiocommunications,
Electromagnetic Compatibility and Electromagnetic Energy regimes.
I’ve represented Australia at 5 APEC Telecommunications and Information
Working Group (APEC TEL) meetings, with a primary focus on Mutual
Before joining the ACMA in October 2006, I worked in a commercial
testing laboratory for approximately 15 years.
Siva Ramamoorthy, Vice President, South Asia, GENBAND Inc.
Mr. Siva Ramamoorthy received a MBA from Kellogg School of Management at
Northwestern University, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science
from University of Kentucky, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in
Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras.
An Industry expert in the areas of Innovation/ Open
Standards/ICT/Emerging Markets, he has been a past Speaker in several
ITU/CTO events including - ITU Workshop on Bridging the Standardization
Gap Fiji 2009, Common Wealth Technology organization (CTO)’s Connecting
Rural Communities New Delhi 2009, ITU/CTO’s Forum on ‘Next Generation
Networks Standardization’ Sri Lanka 2009, Broadband World Forum 2008 at
Brussels, South Asia Broadband Congress Sri Lanka 2007. He has been
profiled by the Indian Business press including Times of India and
Economic Times for articles on Innovation, Green ICT and
A Global professional, Siva has held Senior Worldwide roles with Intel,
Nortel Networks. During his tenure at Intel with the Embedded/Telecom
Group, he is credited in enabling Value added services (VAS) with
several South Asian Telco’s, Government to citizen e-Governance
initiatives and enabling several Indian ICT startups to innovate and
create products using Open Standards Hardware and Software Building
blocks for emerging markets with pull-up effect and trickle up economics
into developed countries.
Paolo Rosa, Head of Workshops and Promotion Division, (ITU/TSB)
Mr Rosa received his degree in physics in 1974 in Rome, Italy, and joined
the R&D branch of the Italian Ministry of Communication working on optical
fibers transmission networks, in national and international standards and
leading quality control inspection teams for international telecommunication
He was head of national delegations for standardization and research studies
performed in IEC, ITU, ETSI, CECC, COST and represented the Italian Ministry
of Communications in various international institutions including the
European Commission task force for the G7 pilot projects on the Information
Paolo was appointed as expert and senior advisor by the Italian Foreign
Office, the UNDP and ITU for telecommunication projects in various
developing countries worldwide.
In 1997 he joined the ITU-T secretariat in Geneva as Counselor responsible
for Study Groups 6 (Outside plant), and SG 15 (Optical and other transport
networks) and representing ITU in various events. Since November 2004 he is
the Head of the Workshops and Promotion Division of the ITU Standardization
Sector, organizing events and promoting new ITU-T activities for resolutions
concerning developing countries, conformance and interoperability,
He is author of several papers published in international technical
magazines and speaker and lecturer in universities, international
conferences, seminars and workshops.