The Steering Board is the governing body of the NetWorld2020 ETP. It is elected by the General Assembly for a period of two calendar years. The Steering Board is composed 26 member organisations from below listed Stakeholder Groups. In addition, there are 5 observers (without voting rights):

  • 15 Industry Representatives
  • 5 SME Representatives
  • 6 Research Domain Representatives
  • 3 invited Observers: ETSI, NGMN, Photonics21 (for the current period 2017-18)
  • 1 permanent observer from the European Commission
  • 1 permanent observer from the European Space Agency (ESA)


Steering Board 2017-2018

The SB members have elected the following Chair and Vice-Chairs for the period 2017-18:

  • Rui Luis Andrade Aguiar, Instituto de Telecomunicações (Chairman)
  • Anders Caspar, Ericsson (Vice-Chair)
  • Nicola Ciulli, Nextworks (Vice-Chair)
  • Egon Schulz, Huawei (Vice-Chair)


  • ADVA Optical Networking SE
  • Airbus Defence and Space SAS
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Ericsson AB
  • Huawei
  • NEC Europe Ltd.
  • Netaş Telecommunication A.S.
  • Samsung
  • SES S.A
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telenor
  • Thales Alenia Space
  • Turk Telekom


  • Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC)
  • Dublin City University
  • IMDEA Networks
  • IMEC
  • Instituto de Telecomunicações
  • University of Oulu


  • Beacon Tech Ltd.
  • Integrasys SA
  • InterInnov
  • Nextworks
  • Quobis Networks SL
Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.