In 2002, I Joined Abu Dhabi Police and started working as a Network technician, at the same time, my passion for educational qualifications was under my target. Thus, I worked hard in parallel and earned my HD (Higher Diploma) degree at CNET (computer Network Engineering Tech ) from the HCT ( Higher College of Technology ) AlAin city, as well as my Bachelor degree in computer Networking. In 2009, I moved to New York State and applied for SU (Syracuse University) where I completed my Master Degree in Telecommunication Network Management. In 2018 I earned my higher degree in PHD Project Management from the British University in Dubai.
I attended more than 100+ events, workshops and conferences internally and externally as a speakers or part of the panel discussion and most of them were about Network & Cyber Security and telecommunication as well as Digital Transformation with Future Accelerators. However, my responsibility at Abu Dhabi police GHQ as telecom division manager makes me always busy, I do have other role as a telecom committee manager for most of the events around Abu Dhabi city such as , Grand Prix Formula One event.
Co-Founder of “Digital Barza“ which has more than 100+ members to accelerate the process of sharing and exchanging the knowledge. And A winner of IACP ( International Association of chef of Police ) for 40 under 40 award 2021.
"The train doesn't stop at one station; it keeps on going, so work hard to achieve your targets one after another"
Enrique Belda Esplugues holds a PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and a degree in Civil Engineering, also from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and Ports Engineer, also, by the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). He has taken postgraduate courses at the Universities of: Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées de Paris, École Nationale d'Administration (L'ENA) de Paris, the IESE Business School- Universidad de Navarra, UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), as well as at the Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública INAP and the Escuela Diplomática Española (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation).
Career Civil Servant of the General Administration of the State, he is currently the Deputy Director General of Information Systems and Communications for the Security of the State.
Information and Communications Systems for Security of the Secretary of State for Security in the Ministry of the Interior and Director of the Technological Center for Security (CETSE) of the Ministry of the Interior. Previously he held the positions of: Deputy Deputy Director General of Circulation in the General Directorate of Traffic and Professor at the School of Civil Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
He also worked in the Private Sector as a Civil Engineer in the construction of Public Works and Project Management.
Throughout his more than 30 years of professional career, he has received numerous distinctions, awards and recognitions (14), both national and international, from different Institutions, Associations, Foundations and Companies such as: the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, the Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, the Guardia Civil, the Policía National Police, the Ministry of Defense, Civil Protection, the Spanish Road Association, the ANTPJI-UDIJMA Chair, AUTELSI and the Dragados y Construcciones, S.A. Company.
He has participated as guest lecturer in several Masters in subjects such as: Intelligent Transport Systems and Cybersecurity and has published, as author or co-author, numerous articles, 19 of them in national publications and 6 in international publications.
Arancha González Laya is the Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs at
Sciences Po. She has extensive knowledge of international relations, trade and economics, coupled with broad experience in European institutions as well as in
She was Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain (2020-July 2021). Ms. González served as United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, the joint trade development agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation (2013 to 2019).Between 2005 and 2013 Ms. González was Chief of Staff to World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy and his representative (Sherpa) at the G-20.
Prior to that Ms. González held several positions at the European Commission in the area of external relations. She was advisor to the European Commissioner for Trade and European Commission spokeswoman. Ms. González began her career in the private sector as an associate in a German law firm advising companies on trade, competition and state-aid matters.
She serves in the Mission Committee of Danone and is a member of the International Advisory Council of the European House-Ambrosetti.
A Spanish national, Ms. González holds a degree in law from the University of Navarra and a postgraduate degree in European Law from the University of Carlos III, Madrid.
Ruth Irais Ruiz Velasco Campos, has a Master Degree in Criminal Policy and Criminology, both from the National Institute of Criminal Sciences; she is a lawyer from the University of Guadalajara; diplomas in Public-Private Associations for the Development of Infrastructure and Services, Criminalistics and Neuro-Linguistic Programming in professional development.
She has held positions within the Public Administration of the Government of Mexico, such as in the Federal Public Security Secretariat, in the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP), in the Public Education Secretariat (SEP), the Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat and in the Ministry of Public Administration.
In the Government of the State of Jalisco, she served in positions within the Judicial Branch and the Executive Branch. At the municipal level, she served as Director of Transparency and Good Practices of the Government of Guadalajara during the 2018-2021 administration; therefore, she has more than 20 years of experience in public service.
She is the creator of the free software TEST DATA, Generator of Public Versions regarding the protection of personal data and access to public information, which is used in more than 26 states of the Republic and in various dependencies of the three levels of government.
In the academic field, she has been a tenured professor of Criminal Procedure Law at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) as well as an external consultant for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
She is currently the General Director of the Decentralized Public Organization called the Center for Coordination, Command, Control, Communications and Computing of the State of Jalisco. "C5 Urban Shield".
Raphael Aebersold has been with Swisscom since 2009, currently as Head of Business Development for Mission & Business Critical Communication at Swisscom (Switzerland). He's responsible for the introduction and further development of mission-critical communication solutions for the public safety authorities, operators of critical infrastructure, defense and public transportation in the field of mobile communication and applications.
Raphael Aebersold has a bachelor's degree in electrical/electronic engineering and telecommunications with a postgraduate degree in innovation management and an Executive MBA.
Born 1953 in Darmstadt ▪ 1970 THW Volunteer ▪ 1975 Volunteer Fire
Fighter ▪ 1977 Graduated Engineer ▪ 1992 – 1977 Senior Fire Officer,
Berlin ▪ 1992 Chief Fire Officer Berlin ▪ 2006 – 2019 President of the
Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) ▪ 2016 Special Envoy of the
German Government to implement the European Union’s Migration
Agreement with Turkey ▪ 2020 Honorary President of THW ▪
INSARAG (International Search and Rescue Advisory Group, United
Nations) Regional group Afrika/ Europe/ Middle East, Past Chair ▪
„Forum Public Safety & Resilience (ZOES)“, Chairman of the Board ▪
„Centre for Risk- and Crisis management (ZRK)“, Wien, Member of
the Board ▪ Foundation THW, Chairman of the Board ▪
Guillaume Lambert has 15 years of experience working as a senior executive in the Ministry of the Interior, France. During this time, he has succeeded in various missions, such as:
Mansoor Bu Osaiba (Born Aug 1972) is the Vice Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of Professional Communication Corporation – Nedaa, one of Dubai Government entities which is established in 2008 under the law number 9. Nedaa objectives is to provide telecommunication services to all of Dubai government and semi Government and vital bodies to be used in their daily operations as well as to create telecommunication system to handle catastrophes, human and natural crises in line with Dubai government strategy. As a CEO, his role was to manage the corporate including strategic planning and implementation as well as ensuring all administration, financial and technical related policies are implemented and followed. Moreover, he is responsible for controlling the corporate resources such as Human, financial and technical resources. He has direct interaction with local departments and federal authorities and international such as TRA, and Tetra and Critical Communications Association (TCCA).
Previously he worked as the Director of Administration department in Dubai Customs, overseeing different sections, such as project planning and development (responsible for all civil projects including Dubai Fishing harbors development in Dubai), administration services and special projects, facilities management, property management which includes income generating assets. Mansoor Bu Osaiba was the head of the purchasing and procurement committee in Dubai Customs.
In 2004, he worked in Dubai Port Authority as a Business Information Officer where he was responsible for all of the port IT management systems development and enhancement. On the other hand, he was assigned as a project manager to deliver pre master plan for Khalifa Port and Free Zone in Abu Dhabi (2006) in 8 weeks’ time.
From 1998 to 2004, Mansoor worked in Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company as Satellite Control Senior Engineer in Satellite Operations Department, he was an active member in Thuraya satellite manufacturing and launching phases. Later, his role was to monitor and manage Thuraya Satellites (D1,D2) in orbits.
After graduation in 1995, he joined Dubai Port Authority as Communications and Network Engineer responsible to manage and develop IT infrastructure for Dubai Port Authority.
Currently, Mansoor Bu Osaiba is a board member in many organizations, such as Professional Communication Corporation - Nedaa, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre.
Mansoor Bu Osaiba completed his bachelor’s degree in United Arab Emirates from Etisalat Collage of Engineering - Sharjah (1995) and has an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from Zayed University (2011).
In 2007, he completed one year of Leadership Program from Wharton University, Pennsylvania, United State through Dubai Leaders Program which was sponsored by Dubai World.
Valenti has more than 15 years’ experience in the telecoms industry specialized in connectivity services for Mobile Operators, Enterprises and Public Administrations. Among his extensive expertise includes international launch of the Mission Critical & Private Networks Business Line at Cellnex, definition and implementation of the private networks go to market strategy for the Industry and global management of strategic agreements with key market players: operators and vendors.
Javier Toribio is a Technical Director at Telefonica and responsible for the deployment and operation of the Emergency Service SIRDEE network in Spain.
He has been working in Telecom Industry for more than 25 years leading several departments including those of User Experience, Innovation, and Business Development.
Currently, he is leading the technical transition of SIRDEE towards a comprehensive broadband service. He is graduated MBA from UPC and BSc in Telecom Engineering from UPM.
Lorena Torrero Marco joined RATP Group in 2007. Before that, she worked for integrator companies for the implementation of TETRA network in Barcelona, Spain.
At RATP Group, she held several positions in information systems: from maintenance and operation to coordination of RATP's transmission and video infrastructure renewal project. She is now in charge of the governance of radio services, including the definition of short, mid and long-term strategies and the framing of new infrastructure renewal programs.
Gery Verwimp joined BICS in 2012. He started his career in 1995 at Siemens’ telecommunications division in Belgium, as developer of telecommunications protocols and contributor to standardization organisations (ITU, ETSI, IETF). Various other positions in business development and technical sales followed. At the start of the Nokia Siemens Networks joint venture, in 2007, he changed role to become global solution sales manager of the signalling product line, which he continued till 2012.
He then joined Bics, where he held roles as international planner for signalling and roaming products, domain coach and senior network expert. Since 2016 he is principal architect for Bics’ telecommunications solutions, primarily focussing on the 4G and 5G generation of products and services.
Jarmo Vinkvist (60) has joined Erillisverkot Group on year 2005, working first 4 years as VP and from year 2009 as COO. He is having responsibility of operating VIRVE network, which is a countrywide network in Finland for Public Safety Authorities.
Prior Erillisverkot he worked from 1988 for Telecom Cable Industry (Nokia Group, and later Dutch companies NKF and Draka) including years 1998 – 2000 as CFO for a Telecom project in Sao Paulo state, Brazil and 2000 – 2002 as CFO for a Telecom distributor company in Texas, USA.
Vinkvist holds Master in Science (economics) and eMBA degrees. His military rank is Major (reserve) in Finnish Defence Forces.
Karen Florschütz is Executive Vice President Connected Intelligence within Airbus Defence and Space and Member of the Executive Committee of Airbus Defence
and Space, since February 2023.
Before joining Airbus, Karen’s previous role was Unit CEO for Customer Services at Siemens Digital Industries.
Since 1998 Karen held various management positions for Siemens and Dresser Rand in the Telecoms and Oil & Gas sector, including Senior Vice President Operations
Americas, heading all Dresser Rand and Siemens plants in the USA and India and as General Manager of Packaged Compression Trains heading the plants in Houston (USA) and Hengelo (Holland). In 2017 Karen joined the Digital Factory division as Executive Vice President & General Manager for Automation Products and Customizing Solutions and finally in 2019 she became CEO of Customer Services within the Digital Services division.
She started her professional career in the consulting sector in the USA, as Project and M&A Manager at EBT Consulting. Karen studied economics and industrial science in Germany and Canada and earned an MBA in the USA.
Olivier Koczan has been the Head of Secure Land Communications since June 2015. He leads the international Airbus business unit with 1,150 employees from the Secure Land Communications headquarters in Elancourt near Paris. Oliver Koczan is in charge of the overall performance and development of Secure Land Communications.
In 1987, Olivier Koczan received a Master’s degree in engineering (Diplôme d’ingenieur) from Ecole supérieure d’Electronique de L’Ouest-ESEO in Angers (France) and graduated from the European Institute of Business Administration (l'Institut européen d'administration des affaires, INSEAD) in Fontainebleau, France. In addition, he also obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from the French Institute of Advanced Studies in National Defence (l'Institut des hautes études de Défense nationale, IHEDN) in 2002.
He started his career in 1987 as project manager and technological domain manager for the tactical communication network within the French Government Defence procurement and technology agency (Direction Générale de l'Armement). After a 2-year engagement with the French consultancy company CR2A/DI, Olivier Koczan joined the former French company Matra Communications (now Airbus).
When the Matra division became part of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS (now Airbus), the company appointed Olivier Koczan in 2001 to lead the French Professional Mobile Radio business for the following seven years. Under his leadership, EADS accomplished the installation of the secure national radio communication networks RUBIS and ACROPOL – the former serves the French security force ‘gendarmerie nationale’ and the latter the French national police.
Between 2007 and 2012, Olivier Koczan held various executive positions of the Professional Mobile Radio division of EADS and was responsible for the division’s performance in France.
Prior to his current role, Olivier Koczan was Head of Sales for the Airbus Defence and Space Communications, Intelligence & Security (CIS) division from autumn 2013 onwards. His position included the responsibility in the fields satellite commmunication (SatCom), Geo Intelligence, Integrated Systems and Secure Land Communications.
Marja van der Kruk is Key Accounts Manager Strategic Sales at Airbus Secure Land Communications (SLC) and responsible for next generation mission critical communications & situational awareness solutions.
Marja has a long background in B2B marketing and sales roles in mobile telecommunications in partnership with mobile operators and channel partners and has extensive experience in critical mobile broadband projects in Europe.
Lionel Marciano is Operational Marketing Manager for Secure Land Communications, Airbus.
He started his professional career in the Telecom industry in 1990. From the early parts of his career he has strong experience in cellular networks development.
Lionel cumulated more than 30 years of expertise in 2G, 3G and Professional Mobile Radio networks throughout various positions of Software Engineering, Field support, Product Management, Business Development and then Operational Marketing.
Yves Van Tente joined Airbus early 2016. Before that he worked at multiple companies within the Mobile networking domain in various roles, both at operator and supplier side. His career started at Belgacom Mobile (now known as Proximus) where he has held several positions going from test technician to RF engineer to Manager Future Technologies. After this he joined Ericsson and Huawei holding different positions in technical sales, account and sales management. During these 20+ years, he has developped an in-depth knowledge about mobile, fixed and transport networks from a technical and business/sales point of view.
At Airbus, he is now in charge of technical sales, business development for Airbus Secure Land Communications. He was in charge of the BroadWay project from 2019 to 2022 from a pre-sales and delivery point of view and is now active as business development manager pursuing opportunities in the mobile broadband and aeronautics segment.