Technical Conference Committee 2019

The nucleus of MAST’s organisation and core values, the Technical Conference Committee (TCC) is MAST’s unparalleled team of highly respected senior-level leaders from government, research & development, academia and industry.

The TCC are instrumental at every stage of the conference paper solicitation, selection and delivery process, managing abstracts in Topic Teams and ensuring on-site conference session quality as Session Chairs.

See also:

Chairman

Professor Satoshi Morimoto

Chancellor of Takusyoku University, Former Defence Minister, Ministry of Defence/Takushoku University

Japan

Executive Advisory Board

Guy Bonassi

VP marketing Defense Mission Systems, Thales Group

France

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Phil (John P.) Davis

Vice President and Executive Director, American Systems Corporation

United States

Dr-Ing. Hans Dieter Ehrenberg

Vice President Sales, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

Germany

Charles A. Giacchi

Former Technical Director, Naval Surface Warfare Center, NAVSEA

United States

Admiral (ret’d) Richard W. Mies

The Mies Group, LTD

United States

Rear Admiral (ret’d) John Padgett

President, Naval Submarine League

United States

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Kate Paige

President, Mark India LLC & Special Advisor to U.S. Strategic Command's Strategic Advisory Board, US MoD

United States

Dr. John Sirmalis

Technical Director (ret'd), Naval Undersea Warfare Center, NAVSEA

United States

Admiral Stephane Verwaerde

Naval Advisor to CEO, Thales Group

France

US DoD/Navy Liaison

Donald F. McCormack

Technical Director, Naval Undersea Warfare Center & Naval Surface Warfare Center, NAVSEA

United States

Surface Committee Chair

Dr. Hans Dieter Ehrenberg

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

Germany

Undersea Committee Chair

Jerry Bradshaw

Senior Consulting Engineer, Rite Solutions

United States

Air & Space Committee Chair

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Charles J. Beers

Former Vice President - Maritime Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation

United States

Cyberspace/Cross-Cutting Technologies Chair

David Hardie

Technical Manager - MOD Advice Division, ATLAS Elektronik UK

United Kingdom

Japanese Authorities Liaison

Captain Kunio Fujisawa

CEO, KFJ Consul

Japan

Committee Members

Onur Ates

Business Development Manager, Naval Projects Directorate, STM

Turkey

Professor Rafael Hervias Bellido

Professor of Naval Combat Systems, Politechnical University of Cartagena and Escuela Tecnica Superior de Armas Navales

Spain

Dr. Janis Cocking

Chief, Science Strategy and Programs, Defence Science & Technology Group

Australia

Jeroen De Jonge

Business Director, Naval Programs, TNO Defence, Safety and Security

Netherlands

Captain Jan Dobkowski

R&D Director, R&D Marine Technology Centre

Poland

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Radamanthys Fountoulakis

AMI International

Greece

Lyn-Markus Giersch

Office for Defence Procurement (Naval branch), BAAINBw: Federal Office of Defense Technology, Procurement and In-Service Support

Germany

Andreas Grunicke

Vice President - Submarine Export Projects and Conceptual Design, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

Germany

Captain (ret’d) R. Cameron Ingram

Tidewater Business Development Principal, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Mission Systems & Sensors (MS2)

United States

Patrick Keyzer

Business Developer Maritime Operations, TNO Defence, Security & Safety

Netherlands

Mr. Hüseyin Kutluca

Product Manager, Milsoft Yazılım Teknolojileri A.Ş

Turkey

Professor Qihu Li

Professor, Institute of Acoustics

China

Pamela J. Lisiewicz

Director, Strategic and Corporate Planning, Naval Undersea Warfare Center

United States

Michael Maughan

Director, Advanced Programs & Strategic Development, General Atomics

United States

George McNamara

Chief Development Officer (ret), Naval Undersea Warfare Center, NAVSEA

United States

Gavin Mennecke-Jappy

Senior Vice President, Sales, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH

Germany

Bernie Myers

Technical Consultant, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, NAVSEA

United States

Rear Admiral (ret’d) M. Savas Onur

Naval Projects Director, STM (Defence Technologies Engineering, Inc)

Turkey

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Hank Ort

Director, Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation

Italy

Colonel (NS) Ng Seng Leong

Assistant Director (Maritime Systems), Ministry of Defence

Singapore

Commodore (ret’d) Anil Jai Singh

Vice President, Indian Maritime Foundation

India

Commodore (ret’d) Patrick Tyrrell

Director, Vale Atlantic

United Kingdom

Commodore (ret'd) Andre van Koningsbrugge

Consultant, (Former Senior Naval Adviser to Thales Nederlands)

Netherlands

Captain Bo Wallander

Director New Project Development, Saab Electronic Defence Systems

Sweden

Dr. David Wyllie

Associate, AADI Defence

Australia

Rear Admiral (ret’d) Fusahiko Yamasaku

Advisor, Public Infrastructure Business Unit, NEC Corporation

Japan