FIG Commission 5 - Positioning and Measurement

Officers 2023–2026

Commission Chair
Dr. Ryan Keenan
Principal Consultant, Positioning Insights
AUSTRALIA
Commission Secretary
Dr. Kevin Ahlgren
UNITED STATES
Working Group Chair
Working Group 5.1 – Standards, Quality Assurance and Calibration
Dr. David Martin
FRANCE
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group 5.2 – 3D Reference Frames
Dr. Chris Pearson
NEW ZEALAND
Working Group Chair
Working Group 5.2 – 3D Reference Frames
Mr. Nic Donnelly
NEW ZEALAND
Working Group Chair
Working Group 5.3 – Vertical Reference Frames
Mr. David Avalos
MEXICO
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group 5.4 – GNSS
Safoora Zaminpardaz
AUSTRALIA
Working Group Chair
Working Group 5.4 – GNSS
Dr. Eldar Rubinov
AUSTRALIA
Working Group Chair
Working Group 5.6 – Cost Effective Positioning
Dr. Li Zhang
GERMANY

 

National Delegates and Correspondents

AUSTRALIA
Mr Matt Higgins
Manager Geodesy and Positioning
Dept of Natural Resources, Mines & Energy (Queensland)

Mr Nick Brown
National Geodesy Section Leader
Geoscience Australia

Dr Noor Raziq
GNSS Network Manager
HxGN SmartNet

MA-10004, Geospatial Council of Australia
A/Prof Kourosh Khoshelham
The University of Melbourne
AC-40002, The University of Melbourne
Dr Suelynn Choy
Geospatial Science, RMIT University
AC-40003, RMIT University
Dr Craig Roberts
AC-40004, University of New South Wales
Dr Craig Roberts
AC-40004, University of New South Wales
Dr Bruce Harvey
AC-40004, University of New South Wales
AUSTRIA
Dr. Helmut Woschitz
Graz University of Technology
MA-10005, Austrian Society for Surveying and Geoinformation
AZERBAIJAN
Mr. Khalig Hajiyev
Engineer of the Land Structure and Address Department of the Cadastre and Land Structure Project Research Center LLC of the Real Estate Cadastre and Address Registry Service under the State Committee on Property Issues of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The State Committee on Property Issues of the Republic of Azerbaijan
AF-20069, State Committee on Property Issues of the Republic of Azerbaijan
BELGIUM
Mr. Jean-Jacques Derwael
MA-10008, Union Belge des Géomètres-Experts Immobiliers
BHUTAN
Mr Tenzin Norbu
Chief Survey Engineer
Topo,DoSAM,NLCS
AF-20074, National Land Commission Secretariat
BULGARIA
Mr. Gincho Kostov
Union of Surveyors and Land Managers
MA-10013, Union of Surveyors and Land Managers in Bulgaria
CANADA


MA-10016, Canadian Institute of Geomatics
Mr. Christian Larouche
Université Laval
AC-40092, Université Laval
CHINA
Mr. Fan Jingsheng
Deputy Secretary General
CSSMG
MA-10017, Chinese Society for Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (CSGPC)
Manager Jing Jin
Chengdu
CM-30060, Beijing iSpatial Co., Ltd
COLOMBIA
Magister en Geofísica Andres Cárdenas Contreras
Associate professor
Faculty of Engineering
AC-40016, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE
Mr. Ken MUKENDI BUKASA
Chief Surveyor Director
ERG Frontier SA
MA-10101, Federation of Geometers and Surveyors
CROATIA
Prof. PhD. Danijel Šugar
Associate professor
University of Zagreb - Faculty of Geodesy
MA-10020, Croatian Geodetic Society
CYPRUS
Mr. Kyriacos Nicolaou
Land Consolidation Officer A’
MA-10022, Cyprus Association of Rural and Surveying Engineers
Dr Chris Danezis
Associate Professor
Cyprus University of Technology
AC-40160, Cyprus University of Technology (Civil Engineering and Geomatics)
CZECH REPUBLIC
Dipl. Ing. JiříLechner, CSc.
Research Institute of Geodesy, Topography and Cartography
MA-10023, Association of Certified Appraisers
Prof.Ing. Pavel Novák, Ph.D.
Research Institute of Geodesy,Topography and Cartography
MA-10024, Czech Union of Surveyors and Cartographers
DENMARK
Associate Professor Jens Peter Cederholm
Aalborg University, Geomatics and Land Management
AC-40021, Aalborg University
Mr Kristian Evers
Geophysicist
Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency
AF-20026, Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency
Kristian Evers
SDFE
AF-20063, The Danish Geodata Agency
EGYPT
Prof. Dr. Hussein Abd-Elmotaal
Prof.
Faculty of Engineering / Minia University
MA-10026, Egyptian Committee of Surveying and Mapping
FIJI
Mr. Paserio Samisoni
Lands & Survey Department
MA-10028, Fiji Institute of Surveyors 
FINLAND
Mr. Pasi Häkli
Senior Researcher
The Finnish Geospatial Research Institute
MA-10029, Finnish Association of Geodetic and Land Surveyors MIL
Mr Pasi Häkli
National Land Survey of Finland
AF-20030, National Land Survey of Finland
FRANCE
Mr. Paul Chambon
TERIA
MA-10031, Ordre des Géomètres-Experts (OGE)
Ms. Françoise Duquenne
President
Board of French Association of Topography
MA-10032, French Association of Topography (AFT)
GEORGIA
Mr Galaktion Hahubia
Coordinator of Geodesy and Cartography Service
National Agency of Public Registry
AF-20072, National Agency of Public Registry - LEPL
GERMANY
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Schwieger
University of Stuttgart
MA-10033, DVW - German Association for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management
Dr. Li Zhang
AC-40127, University of Stuttgart
GHANA
Mr. Stephen Djaba
Geotech Systems Ltd
MA-10034, Ghana Institution of Surveyors
Prof. Collins Fosu
Associate Professor
Department of Geomatic Engineering, KNUST, Kumasi
AC-40136, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
HONG KONG SAR, CHINA
Mr. Jacky Chi HO Jacky
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
MA-10100, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
HUNGARY
Dr. György Busics
Head of. Institute
Alba Regia Technical Faculty of Óbuda University
MA-10038, Hungarian Society of Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing
Dr Gábor Molnár
Assoc. prof
8000 Székesfehérvár, Pirosalma u. 1-3

Dr Gábor Nagy
Assistant prof
8000 Székesfehérvár Pirosalma Street 1-3.

AC-40034, Obuda University, AMK, Instutute of Geoinformatics
Mr. Ambrus Kenyeres
Government Office of the Capital City Budapest / Department of Geodesy, Remote Sensing and Land Offices
AF-20009, Government Office of the Capital City Budapest
INDONESIA
Mr Said Abdullah Abri
Vice Secretary II
MA-10039, Indonesian Surveyor Association
IRAN
Mr. Farokh Tavakoli 
Director General
NCC
MA-10040, Iranian Professional Society of Surveying Engineers (ISS)
ISRAEL
Mr. Gilad Even-Tzur
MA-10043, Association of Licensed Surveyors in Israel
Mrs. Irit Beker
Deputy DG Geodesy
Survey of Israel
AF-20040, Survey of Israel
ITALY
Geom. Giuseppe Furfaro
Geometra
STF- Survey Brindisi
AF-20035, Italian Society of Photogrammetry and Topography (SIFET)
JAMAICA
Mr. Timothy Thwaites
MA-10045, The Land Surveyors Association of Jamaica (LSAJ)
JAPAN
Mr. Basara Miyahara
Geospatial Information Authority of Japan

Mr. Yoshikazu Fukushima
PASCO Corporation

MA-10046, Japan Federation of Surveyors
Mr. Basara Miyahara
Director
Geospatial Information Authority of Japan
AF-20052, Geospatial Information Authority of Japan
Mr Kengo Okada
President/CEO
Ripro Corporation
CM-30057, RIPRO Corporation
KENYA
Mr. Eric Nyadimo
Oakar Services Ltd
MA-10047, Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)
KOSOVO
Prof,dr. sci. Perparim Ameti,
Professor - surveying department
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture – University of Prishtina
MA-10049, Kosova Association of Surveyors
LATVIA
Mr. Martins Reiniks
Latvian Association of Surveyors
MA-10050, Latvian Association of Surveyors (LMB)
Ph.D Katerina Runde
Lecturer
Riga Technical University
AC-40090, Riga Technical University
Ms. Judite Mierkalne
Director of the Department for Surveying and Land Management Promotion
AF-20057, The State Land Service of Latvia
LEBANON
Mr. Joseph Nassif
Order of Surveyors – Lebanon
MA-10051, Order of Surveyors
LUXEMBOURG
Mr. Claude Rauchs
BCR S.à r.l.
MA-10054, Ordre Luxembourgeois des Géomètres (OLG) 
MALAYSIA
DATO DR ABD MAJID A KADIR
Member
Association of Authorised Malaysia
MA-10055, Association of Authorised Land Surveyors Malaysia
MALTA
Mr. J. Randolph Camilleri
Surveys Limited
MA-10056, Malta Institution of Surveyors
MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF
Ing. Rudenco Tamara
Advicer Department GCG
Agency for Land Relations and Cadastre of Moldova
AF-20041, The Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Agency
MONGOLIA
Mrs. Munkhtsetseg
Senior Officer
Geodesy and Cartography division Administration
MA-10098, Mongolian Association of Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (MAGPC)
NEPAL
Mr. Niraj Manandhar
Member
Survey Department, Nepal
MA-10110, Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (NICS)
NETHERLANDS
Ir. Hiddo Velsink

Msc. Lennard Huisman
Advisor geometric reference systems
Kadaster

MA-10060, Geo-Information Netherlands
Director Mark Richter
Director of Marketing
Trimble Germany GmbH, Am Prime Parc 11, 65479 Raunheim
CM-30005, Trimble
NEW ZEALAND
Mr. Graeme H Blick
Chief Geodesist
Land Information New Zealand
MA-10061, Survey and Spatial New Zealand
Mr Graeme Blick
Chief Geodesist
National Geodetic Office

Mr Nic Donnelly
Manager Positioning
National Geodetic Office

AF-20059, Land Information New Zealand
NIGERIA
SURV. ENGR. PROF. RAPH EHIGIATOR
Nigerian Institute of Surveyors
MA-10062, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS)
NORTH MACEDONIA
Mr. Veton Hamza
South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
AC-40150, South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
Mr. Sasho Dimeski
State Adviser for Gravimetry and Satellite Geodesy
Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Republic of North Macedonia
AF-20019, The Agency for Real Estate Cadastre (AREC)
NORWAY
Dr. scient Ola Øvstedal
Associate Professor
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology
MA-10064, Norwegian professionals for the built environment - GeoForum
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Robert Rosa
MA-10066, Association of Surveyors of Papua New Guinea (ASPNG)
POLAND
dr hab. inż. Jacek Paziewski
University of Warmia and Mazury, Faculty of Geoengineering

dr inż. Krzysztof Bakuła
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography

MA-10067, Association of Polish Surveyors
PORTUGAL
Mr. João Agria Torres
Portuguese Engineers Association
MA-10068, Order of Engineers - College of Geographical Engineering
ROMANIA
Mr. George Beucan
MA-10105, Romanian Association of Private Surveyors
Mr. Caius DIDULESCU
Prof. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

Mr. Aurel NEGRILA
Assoc. Prof. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

Mr. Paul DUMITRU
Lect. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

AC-40134, Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
Ph.D. Eng. Adrian Smuleac
Assoc. Prof.
University Of Life Sciences
AC-40158, University of Life Sciences
Mr. Cătălin ERHAN
Head of Geodesy
Research and Development Department, National Mapping Center
AF-20020, National Agency for Cadastre and Land Administration
SAUDI ARABIA
Eng Saad AlQahtani
Manager of CORS Department
KSA- Riyadh
MA-10133, General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information
SERBIA
PhD Siniša Delčev
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Civil Engineering
MA-10072, Serbian Union of Surveyors
PhD Zeljko Bugarinovic
Teaching assistant
Faculty of Technical Science
AC-40097, University of Novi Sad
SLOVAKIA
assoc. prof., MSc., PhD. Juraj Gasinec
Technical University of Ostrava
MA-10074, Slovak Union of Surveyors and Cartographers
SLOVENIA
Dr. Dusan Kogoj
University of Ljubljana
MA-10076, Association of Surveyors of Slovenia
Mr. Oskar Sterle
UL FGG
AC-40062, University of Ljubljana
SOUTH AFRICA
Mr. Aslam Parker
Dept. of Rural Development
MA-10077, South African Geomatics Council
SPAIN
Dr Emilio Mata de Castro
Ingenieria Cartografica, Geodesica y Fotogrametria
AC-40122, University of Jaen Spain
Luis García-Asenjo Villamayor
AC-40162, Universitat Politècnica de València, UPV
SRI LANKA
Mr. S Bamunuarachchi
MA-10079, Institute of Surveyors Sri Lanka
Dr. H.M.I. Prasanna
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Geomatics, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
AC-40135, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
SWEDEN
Mr. Mikael Lilje
Lantmäteriet
MA-10080, Swedish Professionals for the Built Environment
Mikael Lilje
AF-20027, Lantmäteriet - The Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority
SWITZERLAND
Prof. Dr. Andreas Wieser
MA-10081, Swiss Association for Geomatics and Landmanagement
Dr. Craig Hill
VP Marketing & Services
Leica Geosystems AG
CM-30003, Leica Geosystems AG
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Mr. Winston Doyle
MA-10085, Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad and Tobago
TÜRKIYE
Prof.Dr. Haluk OZENER
Bogazici University
MA-10087, Chamber of Surveying and Cadastre Engineers of Türkiye
UGANDA
Mr Gordon Niyibizi
Land Surveyor
EPSC Consults Limited
MA-10132, Institution of Surveyors of Uganda
UKRAINE
Prof. Dr.hab. Stepan Savchuk
Public Union
MA-10088, Public Union, Ukrainian Society for Geodesy and Cartography
Dr. Ivan Openko
Associate Professor of the Department of Geodesy and Cartography
National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
AC-40149, National University of Life and Enviromental Sciences of Ukraine
UNITED KINGDOM
Mr Matt Levine
MA-10090, Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)
Dr. Audrey Martin FSCSI FRICS
Department of Spatial Information Sciences
MA-10091, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
UNITED STATES
Mr. Daniel Roman
Chief Geodesist
NGS / NOA / NOAA
MA-10092, National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS)
Dr. Daniel Roman
Senior Advisor on Geodesy
Silver Spring MD, USA

Dr. Kevin Ahlgren
Geodesist
Silver Spring, MD, USA

Dr. Michael Dennis
Geodesist
Silver Spring, MD, USA

AF-20024, National Geodetic Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
URUGUAY
Ing Agrim Laura Yañez
MA-10094, Surveyors Association of Uruguay
VIETNAM
Dr. Tran Bach Giang
President
VGCR
MA-10095, Vietnam Association of Geodesy - Cartography - Remote Sensing
ZIMBABWE
Mr. Tarirai Pinias Masarira
Lecturer
University of Zimbabwe
MA-10097, Survey Institute of Zimbabwe