FIG Commission 8 - Spatial planning and development

Officers 2023–2026

Commission Chair
Mr. Kwabena Asiama
Lecturer/Research Fellow and Leader of Working Group on Land and Real Estate Management, Leibniz University
GHANA
Commission Vice-Chair
Charles Atakora
GERMANY
Commission Vice-Chair
Ms. Roshni Sharma
AUSTRALIA
Working Group Chair
Working Group 8.1 – Urban-rural land linkages
Dr. Eugene Chigbu
NAMIBIA
Working Group Chair
Working Group 8.2 – Unregistered Land and large-scale acquisition/compensation
Mr. James Kavanagh
UNITED KINGDOM
Working Group Chair
Working Group 8.3 – Spatial Planning Instruments and Climate
Dr. Adrianna Czarnecka
POLAND
Working Group Chair
Working Group 8.4 – Digital Transformation for Land Management and Spatial Governance
Prof. Walter Timo de Vries
GERMANY
Working Group Chair
Working Group 8.5 – Spatial Plan and Valuation Information in LADM Context
Mr Abdullah Kara
TÜRKIYE

 

National Delegates and Correspondents

AUSTRIA
Mr. Peter Belada
MA-10005, Austrian Society for Surveying and Geoinformation
AZERBAIJAN
Mr. Chingiz Tanirverdiyev
Head Engineer 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. Marcel Bultiau
MA-10008, Union Belge des Géomètres-Experts Immobiliers
BHUTAN
Mr Chencho Tshering
Survey Engineer
GID,DoSAM,NLCS
AF-20074, National Land Commission Secretariat
BULGARIA
Mr. Ivan Andreev
Union of Surveyors and Land Managers
MA-10013, Union of Surveyors and Land Managers in Bulgaria
CANADA


MA-10016, Canadian Institute of Geomatics
Alain A. Viau
AC-40092, Université Laval
CHINA
Mr. Fan Jingsheng
Deputy Secretary General
CSSMG
MA-10017, Chinese Society for Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (CSGPC)
COLOMBIA
Master in geography JoséLuis Herrera Escorcia
Associate professor
Faculty of Engineering
AC-40016, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
CROATIA
Mr. Darko Šiško
Assistant Head for strategic information and research
City office for strategic planning and development
MA-10020, Croatian Geodetic Society
CYPRUS
Mr. Theodoros Hadjigeorgiou
Department of Town Planning and Housing
MA-10022, Cyprus Association of Rural and Surveying Engineers
Dr Demetris Demetriou
Lecturer
Cyprus University of Technology
AC-40160, Cyprus University of Technology (Civil Engineering and Geomatics)
DENMARK
Associate Professor Daniel Galland
Aalborg University, Geomatics and Land Management
AC-40021, Aalborg University
EGYPT
Prof. Dr. Moustafa Baraka
Faculty of Engineering / Cairo University
MA-10026, Egyptian Committee of Surveying and Mapping
ESTONIA
Mr. Urmas Ahven
Tartu LV
MA-10027, Association of Estonian Surveyors
FIJI
Mr. Dinesh Narayan
Wood & jepsen Consultants
MA-10028, Fiji Institute of Surveyors 
FINLAND
Ms. Hanna Mattila
Aalto university
MA-10029, Finnish Association of Geodetic and Land Surveyors MIL
GERMANY
Dr.-Ing. Frank Friesecke
die STEG Stadtentwicklung GmbH

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Theo Kötter
Institut für Städtebau, Bodenordnung und Kulturtechnik

MA-10033, DVW - German Association for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management
GHANA
Mr. Samuel Ofori-Offei
Ghana Institution of Surveyors
MA-10034, Ghana Institution of Surveyors
HONG KONG SAR, CHINA
Mr. Bernard Shing Yee LEE
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
MA-10100, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
HUNGARY
Dr Tamás Jancsó
Assoc.prof
8000 Székesfehérvár, Pirosalma u. 1-3

Dr Małgorzata Verőné Wojtaszek
8000 Székesfehérvár, Pirosalma u. 1-3

AC-40034, Obuda University, AMK, Instutute of Geoinformatics
ISRAEL
Mr. Orit Shwarts
MA-10043, Association of Licensed Surveyors in Israel
Mr. Hagi Ronen
Director General
Survey of Israel
AF-20040, Survey of Israel
ITALY
Mr. Enrico Rispoli
Consiglio Nazionale Geometri e Geometri Laureati
MA-10044, National Council of Italian Surveyors
JAMAICA
Mr. Charles Johnson
The Land Surveyors Association of Jamaica
MA-10045, The Land Surveyors Association of Jamaica (LSAJ)
JAPAN
To be appointed
MA-10046, Japan Federation of Surveyors
KENYA
Mr. Christopher Khaoya
Department of Housing, Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport & Houisng
MA-10047, Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mr Chun Su, Park
General Director
Spatial Data Infrastructure Office
MA-10048, Korea Confederation of Surveyors
KOSOVO
Mr.sci. Albina Blakaj
Head of Cadastre & Measurement Unit
Municipal Cadastral Office
MA-10049, Kosova Association of Surveyors
LATVIA
Dr.sc.ing Maris Kalinka
asoc.prof
Riga Technical University
AC-40090, Riga Technical University
LEBANON
Mr. Arch-Urbaniste Yaacoub Saade,
Director of the Studies and Researches
Order of Surveyors – Lebanon
MA-10051, Order of Surveyors
LUXEMBOURG
Mr. Georges Audry
CFL-Immo
MA-10054, Ordre Luxembourgeois des Géomètres (OLG) 
MALAYSIA
MR. SYED MOHAMAD NASIR SYED TAHIR
Member
Association of Authorised Land Surveyors Malaysia
MA-10055, Association of Authorised Land Surveyors Malaysia
MONGOLIA
MCs. Mr. Ts.Dashzevge,
Photogrammatry and GIS specialist
Spatial Modeling LLC
MA-10098, Mongolian Association of Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (MAGPC)
NEPAL
Mr. Nagendra Jha
Member
Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
MA-10110, Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (NICS)
NETHERLANDS
Msc. Marije Louwsma
Senior Advisor Spatial Planning
Kadaster

Ms Martine Eelderink
Assistant Project Leader Land Consolidation
Kadaster

MA-10060, Geo-Information Netherlands
NEW ZEALAND
Mr. Mick Strack
Senior Lecturer
School of Surveying, University of Otago.
MA-10061, Survey and Spatial New Zealand
NIGERIA
SURV. TAIWO, ISRAEL OLUWASEUN
Nigerian Institute of Surveyors
MA-10062, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS)
Mr. Rowland Abonta,
MA-10118, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers
NORTH MACEDONIA
Prof.Dr Subija Izeiroski
Executive manager of subsidiary in Struga
South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
AC-40150, South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
Mr. Stojche Galazovski
Head of the Sector for Geomatics
Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Republic of North Macedonia
AF-20019, The Agency for Real Estate Cadastre (AREC)
NORWAY
Prof. August E. Røsnes
MA-10064, Norwegian professionals for the built environment - GeoForum
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Mr. Willie Kilamanu
MA-10066, Association of Surveyors of Papua New Guinea (ASPNG)
POLAND
dr hab. inż. Adrianna Czarnecka
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography

Robert Kowalczyk
Ministry of Agriculture

MA-10067, Association of Polish Surveyors
PORTUGAL
Ms. Ana Cláudia Teodoro
Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto
MA-10068, Order of Engineers - College of Geographical Engineering
ROMANIA
Ms. Ioana Manaolache
Chair of WG 8.3
Legal Consultant
MA-10070, Romanian Surveyors Union
Mr. Adrian Costea
MA-10105, Romanian Association of Private Surveyors
Prof. Ana Cornelia BADEA
Prof. PhD. Hab. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

Prof. Caius DIDULESCU
Prof. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

Mr. Dragos BADEA
Lect. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

AC-40134, Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
SAUDI ARABIA
Eng Bader AlShehri
Department Manager
KSA- Riyadh
MA-10133, General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information
SERBIA
PhD Branko Božić
Belgrade University, Faculty of Civil Engineering
MA-10072, Serbian Union of Surveyors
PhD Aleksandra Radulovic
Associate Professor
Faculty of Technical Science
AC-40097, University of Novi Sad
SLOVENIA
Mrs. Lidija Kmet MSc.
Ljubljanski urbanistični zavod d.d.
MA-10076, Association of Surveyors of Slovenia
Samo Drobne
UL FGG
AC-40062, University of Ljubljana
SOUTH AFRICA
Mr. Karl Janse van Rensburg
MA-10077, South African Geomatics Council
SPAIN
Dr Francisco Javier Ariza López
Ingenieria Cartografica, Geodesica y Fotogrametria
AC-40122, University of Jaen Spain
SRI LANKA
Mr. P.G.Vipula Abeyratna
Sabaragamuwa University.
MA-10079, Institute of Surveyors Sri Lanka
Ms. D.S. Munasinghe
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Geomatics, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
AC-40135, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
SWITZERLAND
Dr. Sven-Erik Rabe
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
Dr. Charisse Griffith-Charles
Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management
MA-10085, Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad and Tobago
TÜRKIYE
Gökhan DOGRU
General Directorate of Land Register and Cadastre
MA-10087, Chamber of Surveying and Cadastre Engineers of Türkiye
UGANDA
Mr Brayan Wamani
Co.Director
GMT Consult Limited
MA-10132, Institution of Surveyors of Uganda
UKRAINE
Prof. Dr. Andrii Martyn
Head of the Land-Use Planning Department
National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
AC-40149, National University of Life and Enviromental Sciences of Ukraine
UNITED KINGDOM
Mr. Tony Mulhall
RICS
MA-10091, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
URUGUAY
Ing Agrim Rafael Boix

Ing Agrim Daniel Cuentas

PhD Rosario Casanova

MA-10094, Surveyors Association of Uruguay
VIETNAM
Dr. Bui Quang Thanh
Associate Dean of Faculty of Geography
University of Science
MA-10095, Vietnam Association of Geodesy - Cartography - Remote Sensing
ZIMBABWE
Mr. Sam Z. Zhou
Survey Institute of Zimbabwe
MA-10097, Survey Institute of Zimbabwe