FIG Commission 2 - Professional Education

Officers 2023–2026

Commission Chair
Dr. Dimo Todorovski
NETHERLANDS
Commission Vice-Chair
Prof. Rosario Casanova
URUGUAY
Working Group Chair
Working Group 2.1 - Developing and strengthening academic networks
Dr. Francis Roy
CANADA
Working Group Chair
Working Group 2.2 - Innovation in Curriculum development implementation
Mr. William Kelly
UNITED KINGDOM
Working Group Chair
Working Group 2.3 - Young surveyors in Education - Learning styles in surveying education
Dr. Dimo Todorovski
NETHERLANDS
Working Group Chair
Working Group 2.4 - Land Administration Education
Simon Hull
SOUTH AFRICA

 

National Delegates and Correspondents

AUSTRALIA
Dr David Mitchell
Associate Professor
RMIT University
MA-10004, Geospatial Council of Australia
Mrs Peta Cox
Training Manager
Surveyors Australia
MA-10140, Surveyors Australia
Dr Amir Khodabandeh
Senior Lecturer
The University of Melbourne
AC-40002, The University of Melbourne
Dr Bruce Harvey
AC-40004, University of New South Wales
AUSTRIA
Dr. Reinfried Mansberger
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
MA-10005, Austrian Society for Surveying and Geoinformation
AZERBAIJAN
Mr. Talib Mirzayev
Head of Department of the Training Center of 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-Yves Pirlot
Cours de Valduc 4
MA-10008, Union Belge des Géomètres-Experts Immobiliers
BHUTAN
Mr Chokila
Director
DoSAM,NLCS

Mr Sherub Tenzin
Specialist
CID, DoSAM,NLCS

AF-20074, National Land Commission Secretariat
BULGARIA
Mr. Slavejko Gospodinov
Union of Surveyors and Land Managers
MA-10013, Union of Surveyors and Land Managers in Bulgaria
CANADA


MA-10016, Canadian Institute of Geomatics
Francis Roy
AC-40092, Université Laval
Annick Jaton
AC-40092, Université Laval
CHINA
Prof. LIU Yanfang
Professor
Cartography and Geographic Information System

Dr. Cui Pei
Associate professor & Assistant Dean

MA-10017, Chinese Society for Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (CSGPC)
President Han Ni
Beijing
CM-30060, Beijing iSpatial Co., Ltd
COLOMBIA
PhD in geography Luz Angela Rocha Salamanca
Titular professor
Faculty of Engineering
AC-40016, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
CROATIA
Prof. PhD. Rinaldo Paar
Associate professor
University of Zagreb - Faculty of Geodesy
MA-10020, Croatian Geodetic Society
CYPRUS
Mr. Dimitrios Skarlatos
Ass. Professor
Cyprus University of Technology
MA-10022, Cyprus Association of Rural and Surveying Engineers
Prof Dimitris Skarlatos
Professor
Cyprus University of Technology

Dr Athos Agapiou
Assistant Professor
Cyprus University of Technology

Prof Phaedon Kyriakidis
Professor
Cyprus University of Technology

AC-40160, Cyprus University of Technology (Civil Engineering and Geomatics)
CZECH REPUBLIC
innominate
MA-10024, Czech Union of Surveyors and Cartographers
DENMARK
Associate Professor Michael Tophøj Sørensen
Head of School
School of Architecture, Design and Planning
MA-10025, The Danish Association of Land Surveyors
Associate Professor, Head of School, Michael Tophøj Sørensen
Aalborg University, Geomatics and Land Management
AC-40021, Aalborg University
EGYPT
Ass. Pr. Amr Hanafi Ali
Ass.Prof.
Faculty of Engineering / Banha University
MA-10026, Egyptian Committee of Surveying and Mapping
ESTONIA
Prof. Jüri Randjärv
MA-10027, Association of Estonian Surveyors
FIJI
Mr. Rohitesh Prsdad
Fiji National University
MA-10028, Fiji Institute of Surveyors 
FINLAND
Kirsikka Riekkinen
Aalto university
MA-10029, Finnish Association of Geodetic and Land Surveyors MIL
FRANCE
Prof. Ghyslain Ferré
Chair Professor
Board of French Association of Topography
MA-10032, French Association of Topography (AFT)
GEORGIA
Ms Ekaterine Memaanishvili
Project Operations Lead, WB
National Agency of Public Registry
AF-20072, National Agency of Public Registry - LEPL
GERMANY
Dr.-Ing. Michael Mayer
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Dipl.-Ing Jerome Dutell
Bezirksregierung Detmold

MA-10033, DVW - German Association for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management
GHANA
Dr. Adjei-Kumi
Ghana Institution of Surveyors
MA-10034, Ghana Institution of Surveyors
Prof. Eric Kwabena Forkuo
Associate Professor
Department of Geomatic Engineering, KNUST, Kumasi
AC-40136, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
HAITI
Prof. Robert Kenley Florestal
Prof. Eng
AC-40159, Queensland University (UQ)
HONG KONG SAR, CHINA
Sr. Pak Wai WONG
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
MA-10100, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
HUNGARY
Prof. Bela Markus
professor emeritus
8000 Székesfehérvár, Pirosalma u. 1-3
AC-40034, Obuda University, AMK, Instutute of Geoinformatics
Mr. László Martinovich
Ph.D.
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 Sofan Prihadi
Vice President I
MA-10039, Indonesian Surveyor Association
ISRAEL
Mr. Joshua Greenfeld
MA-10043, Association of Licensed Surveyors in Israel
Mr. Shimon Barazani
Deputy DG for cadaster
Survey of Israel
AF-20040, Survey of Israel
JAMAICA
Mr. Christopher Grant
MA-10045, The Land Surveyors Association of Jamaica (LSAJ)
JAPAN
To be appointed
MA-10046, Japan Federation of Surveyors
KENYA
Mr. Morris Omollo
ProLand Realtors Limited
MA-10047, Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mr. Dong Ho, Yoon
Head Officer
National Geospatial Education Center, LX
MA-10048, Korea Confederation of Surveyors
KOSOVO
PhDc Fitore Bajrami
Surveying department-Teaching assistant
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture – University of Prishtina
MA-10049, Kosova Association of Surveyors
LATVIA
Board of Latvian Association of Surveyors
MA-10050, Latvian Association of Surveyors (LMB)
Dr.sc.ing. Jānis Kaminskis
Head of Department
Riga Technical University
AC-40090, Riga Technical University
LEBANON
Mr. Elias Audi
Vice President
c/o Order of Surveyors – Lebanon
MA-10051, Order of Surveyors
Professional Education Mohammad Eldarssa Abboud
Chair of surveying engineering
Lebanese international university
AC-40130, Lebanese International University (LIU)
LUXEMBOURG
Prof. Pierre Kayser
MEN
MA-10054, Ordre Luxembourgeois des Géomètres (OLG) 
MALAYSIA
MR SHAHABUDDIN IBRAHIM
Member
Association of Authorised Land Surveyors 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. Sirbu Rodica
Advicer Department GCG
Agency for Land Relations and Cadastre of Moldova
AF-20041, The Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Agency
MONGOLIA
Prof. Dr. Oyuntsetseg, Head of Department
Head of Department
Geodesy and Mining Surveying
MA-10098, Mongolian Association of Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (MAGPC)
MULTINATIONAL
Prof.em. Dr. Bela Markus
AC-40120, UNIGIS International Association
NAMIBIA
Ms Royal Mabakeng
Lecturer
NUST
AC-40144, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST)
NEPAL
Dr. Padma Raj Lamichhane
Member
Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
MA-10110, Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (NICS)
NETHERLANDS
Dr. Dimo Todorovski
Portfolio holder education PGM and M-GEO Specialization Coordinator GIMLA
University of Twente (ITC)

Ir. Liza Groenendijk
Lecturer/Instructional Designer
University of Twente (ITC)

MA-10060, Geo-Information Netherlands
NEW ZEALAND
Prof. John Hannah
National School of Surveying, University of Otago
MA-10061, Survey and Spatial New Zealand
NIGERIA
SURV. OKEZIE WASHINGTON IFEANYI NOBLE
Nigerian Institute of Surveyors
MA-10062, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS)
Dr. M.O. Bello,
FUT, Akure
MA-10118, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers
NORTH MACEDONIA
Mr. Edon Maliqi
Executive manager of branch in Kosova
South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
AC-40150, South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
Mrs. Sonja Dimova
State Adviser for Geomatics
Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Republic of North Macedonia
AF-20019, The Agency for Real Estate Cadastre (AREC)
NORWAY
Mr. Ivar Maalen-Johansen
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
MA-10064, Norwegian professionals for the built environment - GeoForum
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Mr. Mosese Tagicakibau
MA-10066, Association of Surveyors of Papua New Guinea (ASPNG)
POLAND
prof. Maria Mrówczyńska
University of Zielona Góra
MA-10067, Association of Polish Surveyors
PORTUGAL
Ms. Cristina Catita
Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa
MA-10068, Order of Engineers - College of Geographical Engineering
ROMANIA
Mr. Adrian Onitiu
MA-10105, Romanian Association of Private Surveyors
DEAN Prof. Gheorghe BADEA
Prof. PhD. Hab. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

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

AC-40134, Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
Mr. Gabriel BLIDARU
Chief engineer
Territorial Office for Cadastre and Land Registration București
AF-20020, National Agency for Cadastre and Land Administration
RWANDA
Mr. Jossam POTEL
Head of Department
INES-Ruhengeri
AC-40131, INES-Ruhengeri
SAUDI ARABIA
MR khaled AlAmri
Translator
KSA- Riyadh
MA-10133, General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information
SERBIA
PhD Slavoljub Tomić
Visoka Građevinsko – geodetska škola
MA-10072, Serbian Union of Surveyors
PhD Miro Govedarica
Ful Professor
Faculty of Technical Science
AC-40097, University of Novi Sad
SLOVAKIA
Prof. hab. Dr-Ing. Alojz Kopáčik
Head of Department
STU Bratislava, Slovakia
MA-10075, Chamber of Surveyors and Cartographers (CSC)
SLOVENIA
Dr. Bozo Koler
University of Ljubljana
MA-10076, Association of Surveyors of Slovenia
SOUTH AFRICA
Prof. Dr. Jenny Whittal
Department of Geomatics
MA-10077, South African Geomatics Council
Mr Simon Hull
Senior Lecturer
University of Cape Town
AC-40063, University of Cape Town
SPAIN
PhD José Juan Arranz Justel
Director E.T.S.I. Topografía, Geodesia y Cartografía
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
MA-10078, Colegio Oficial de Ingeniería Geomática y Topográfica
Dr Manuel Ureña Cámara
Ingenieria Cartografica, Geodesica y Fotogrametria
AC-40122, University of Jaen Spain
SRI LANKA
Dr. K Thavalingam
Additional Surveyor General
MA-10079, Institute of Surveyors Sri Lanka
Dr. P.G.R.N.I. Pussella
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Geomatics, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
AC-40135, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
SWITZERLAND
Prof. Bertrand Merminod
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
Prof.Dr. Rahmi Nurhan CELIK
İstanbul Technical University
MA-10087, Chamber of Surveying and Cadastre Engineers of Türkiye
UGANDA
Mr Francis Ssali
Lecturer
Makerere University
MA-10132, Institution of Surveyors of Uganda
UKRAINE
Prof. Dr.hab. Igor Trevoho
President
Public Union
MA-10088, Public Union, Ukrainian Society for Geodesy and Cartography
Prof. Dr. Taras Ievsiukov
Dean of the Faculty of Land Managemen
National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
AC-40149, National University of Life and Enviromental Sciences of Ukraine
UNITED KINGDOM
Eugen Niculae MSCSI MRICS
Lecturer
Technological University Dublin

Mr Ian Jeal
Director, Education & Qualifications
RICS

MA-10091, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
UNITED STATES
Dr. Davey Edwards
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
MA-10092, National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS)
Wm. Davey Edwards
Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi
AC-40084, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
URUGUAY
PhD Rosario Casanova
Senior professor
Universidad de la Republica
MA-10094, Surveyors Association of Uruguay
VIETNAM
Dr. Mr. Vo Chi My
Vice President – General Secretary
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

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