Our mission

Our Technical Committee is responsible for managing the EBU’s technical activities. They oversee the development of the annual workplan and approve the creation of strategic programmes (also appointing their Chairs and Vice-chairs). They also approve all recommendations, positions and policies developed by the Technology & Innovation Team for publication and external distribution.

Members of the Technical Committee (13 in total) are appointed by the Technical Assembly and serve a two-year term.

Current members

  • Egon Verharen (NPO, The Netherlands), Chair
  • Klaus Illgner-Fehns (ARD/ZDF-IRT, Germany), Vice-chair
  • Gino Alberico (RAI, Italy), Vice-chair
  • Kazimir Bacic  (HRT, Croatia)
  • Per Bjorkman (SVT, Sweden)
  • Galina Fedorova (RTR, Russia)
  • Grigoris Maliotis (CyBC, Cyprus)
  • Michel Nugent (ERT, Greece)
  • Judy Parnall (BBC, UK)
  • Thomas Saner (SRG SSR, Switzerland)
  • Olli Sipila (YLE, Finland)
  • Bruno Tezenas du Montcel (GRF/FFM, France)
  • Richard, Waghorn (RTE, Ireland)