External advisory group

StandICT.eu is supported by an External Advisory Group (EAG), listed below who have been selected due to their expertise in the identified priority areas.


Richelle Ahlvers

Broadcom Inc. - Storage Management Software Architect

Richelle Ahlvers is Storage Management Software Architect at Broadcom Inc., where she defines storage management integrations, solutions, and standards strategies for the Data Center Storage Group...

Samira Nik

CEN and CENELEC - Project Manager Market Perspective and Innovation

Samira Nik, PhD in Materials Science, few years work experience in nano-technology and semiconductor sectors.  Currently, I am working on aligning cutting-edge innovation with the strategic...

Prof. Ray Walshe

European Commission - Big Data Standards Expert - StandICT.eu Chair

Ray is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Computing in Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland. Ray graduated with honours in Electronic Engineering from University of Limerick,...

Dr. Siv Hilde Houmb

Statnett USA - Senior Advisor Cybersecurity

Mr. Scott Cadzow

- Independent Consultant - UK

Scott Cadzow is a recognised standards development expert primarily in security standards, for a number of international standards development organizations including ETSI, ITU-T and ISO.  He...

Prof. Alan Sill

HPCC Texas Tech University - USA - Managing Director

Alan Sill is the Managing Director of the High Performance Computing Center at Texas Tech University, where he is also adjunct professor of physics. He also co-directs the US National Science...

Dr. Martin Chapman, PhD

EMEA, Oracle - Director, Standards Policy & Strategy

Martin Chapman is Director of Standards Strategy and Policy for EMEA, where he promotes Oracle’s open standards policies, and works with EU institutions on technical areas such as accessibility,...

Mr. Emmanuel Darmois

CommLedge - FR - General Manager

Emmanuel Darmois is General Manager at CommLedge and acts as the current Vice Chairman of the Board of ETSI. His past experience includes roles as VP Unified Interactions Managment and VP R&D...

Mr. Fabio Martinelli

CNR - IIT - Research Director

Fabio Martinelli is a research director of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) where he is the reference point for cyber security activities. His main research interests involve security...