External liaisons


Representative from ISO/TC 211

Representative to ISO/TC 211

Committee on Earth Observation Satellites/Working Group on Information Systems and Services (CEOS/WGISS)

Dr. Liping Di

Dr. Wyn Cudlip
Dr. Liping Di

Defence Geospatial Information Working Group (DGIWG)

Mr. Stefan Strobel

Mr. Jan Hjelmager
Mr. Dimitri Sarafinof


Mr. Roger Lott

Dr. Scott Hills
Mr. Jay Hollingsworth
Mr. Stephen Richard

European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (EUROGI)



European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)

ISO/TC 211 Chair

Dr. Paul Smits
Ms. Katalin Toth
Mr. Michael Lutz

European Space Agency (ESA)


Mr. Olivier Barois
Mr. Yves Coene
Mr. Jolyon Martin

European Spatial Data Research (EuroSDR)



Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI)

ISO/TC 211 Chair

Dr. Alan Stevens

IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society

Dr. Liping Di

Dr. Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa

International Association of Geodesy (IAG)

Mr. Larry Hothem

Mr. Markku Poutanen
Mr. Detlef Angermann

International Association of Oil and Gas Producers



Mr. Roger Lott


Mr. Roger Lott

International Cartographic Association (ICA)

Dr. Serena Coetzee

Prof. Harold Moellering
Mr. Jan Hjelmager

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)


Ms. Roberta Luccioli

International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

Mr. Larry Hothem

Mr. Nic Donnelly
Mrs. Louise Friis-Hansen

International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)

Mr. Doug O'Brien

Mr Yong Baek

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).

Dr. Wolfgang Kresse Dr. Liping Di
Object Management Group (OMG) Vacant

Mr. Shuichi Nishio
Mr. Andrew Watson

Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) ISO/TC 211 Chair Mr. Scott Simmons
Mr. George Percivall
Dr. Carl Reed

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)

Dr. Serena Coetzee
Mr. Reese Plews

Mr. Angelos Tzotsos
Mr. Tom Kralidis
Ms. Victoria Rautenbach

Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS)

Dr. Serena Coetzee

Mr. Ram Kumar
Mr. James Bryce Clark

Panamerican Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH)

Mr. Pablo Morales

Secretary General
Mr. César Fernando Rodríguez Tomeo

(SBS) Small Business Standards  Vacant

Ms. Maria Edvardsson
Ms. Diana Bomboko

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)    
The Calendar and Scheduling Consortium (CalConnect) Dr. Serena Coetzee

Mr. Dave Thewlis
Mr. Ronald Tse

United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), as Secretariat for the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)

ISO/TC 211 Chair
Ms. Jeanne Foust

Ms. Cecille Blake
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO/UN) ISO/TC 211 Chair Mr. Douglas M. Muchoney
Mrs. Catherine Gaury 
Regional Committee of the UN Global Geospatial Information Management Americas (UN-GGIM Americas)

Dr. Jean Brodeur
Mr. Pablo Morales
Mr. Davis Stolarz

Mr. Max Lobo Hernandez
Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP) Vacant Dr. Li Pengde
Ms. Hao Minghui


United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management Subcommittee on Geodesy (UN-GGIM-SCoG)

Dr. Michael Craymer
Mr. Larry Hothem
Mr. Nicholas Brown
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN ECA) Vacant

Mr. Andre Nonguierma
Ms. Aster Denekew Yilma

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN- ECE) Statistical Division Vacant Mr. Juraj Riecan

United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UN-GIWG)

Vacant Mr. Lorant Czaran

United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UN-GEGN)

ISO/TC 211 Chair

Ms. Helen Kerfoot 
Mr. Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu

Universal Postal Union (UPU) Dr. Serena Coetzee

Ms. Elizabeth Phelan
Mr. Piotr Piotrowski

W3C Mr. Morten Borrebeak Mr. Ted Guild
Mr. Dave Raggett
World Bank Dr. Serena Coetzee

Mr. Mansha Chen

World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC)

ISO/TC 211 Chair

Mr. Harsha Vardhan Madiraju

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Vacant Dr. Steve Foreman