Technical Conference Committee – Athens, 2022

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

Admiral Kosmas Christidis

Honourable Chief, Hellenic Navy General Staff

Greece

Vice-Chairman

RAdm (ret) Radamanthys Fountoulakis

VP, Public Relations, Hellenic Submariners’ Association

Greece

Executive Advisory Board

Vice Admiral (ret'd) Pascal Ausseur

Director General, FMES

France

Vice Admiral (ret'd) Eric Chaperon

Naval Defence Adviser, 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 Giacchi

Former Technical Director, NSWC

United States

Admiral (ret’d) Richard W. Mies

The Mies Group, LTD

United States

Rear Admiral (ret’d) John Padgett

Past President, Naval Submarine League

United States

Dr. John Sirmalis

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

United States

Surface Committee Chair

Dr. Hans Dieter Ehrenberg

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

Germany

Undersea Committee Chair

Dr. David Wyllie

Associate, AADI Defence

Australia

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

Professor Dr. David Hardie

Technical Directorate Maritime Mission Systems, Thales UK

United Kingdom

Committee Members

Dr. John Bruni

Founder and Director, SAGE International Australia

Australia

Jeroen De Jonge

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

Netherlands

Captain Kunio Fujisawa

CEO, KFJ Consul

Japan

Andreas Grunicke

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

Germany

Ken Haas

Senior International Programs Analyst, ICI Services

United States

Professor Emily Hilder

Chief, Maritime Division, DSTG, Dept. of Defence

Australia

Patrick Keyzer

Business Developer Maritime Operations, TNO Defence, Security & Safety

Netherlands

Xavier Mesnet

Thales Group

France

Bernard Myers

Technical Consultant, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, NAVSEA

United States

Dr Inż. Rafał Namiotko

Production and Development Division Director, CTM

Poland

Colonel Ramli H Nik

Senior Fellow, National Defence University of Malaysia

Malaysia

Commodore (ret’d) Patrick Tyrrell

Director, Vale Atlantic

United Kingdom

Cdre (ret) Andre van Koningsbrugge

Consultant, Former Sr Naval Adviser, Thales Nederlands

Netherlands

Hans Wicklander

Vice President, Head of International Business Development, Saab Kockums AB

Sweden