Committee Chairs & Vice-Chairs

The Committee is open to all EENA Members.


EENA Tech & Ops Committee

Meet the Members and Chairs


Luca is a telecommunications engineer, with experience in Signal Processing, Network simulations, VoIP networking & QA and software development. Currently, he is consolidating his skills in managing national and international governmental projects, dealing with complex solutions integration and control rooms deployment. He developed skills in solutions validation and certification, product demos/trials, technical speeches and other pre-sales activities. In Beta 80 group, he works on projects concerning software development and IT systems integration of control rooms for emergency management & public safety. His duties include the collection of requirements from customers/prospects, technical and economic proposals writing and preparation of answers to tenders. He runs product demos and participates to the R&D activities, as solution designer.
Luca Bergonzi



Wolfgang Kampichler is Principal at Frequentis AG. He received his PhD from the Vienna University of Technology in 2002 and participated in scientific roles in all recent Frequentis activities related to design and development of IP based voice communication systems. Wolfgang contributes to standardization working groups in Public Safety and Air Traffic Management. He is a recognized expert on NG9-1-1/NG112 and speaker at public or customer events addressing topics related to VoIP and Emergency Services with Internet Technology. Wolfgang also chaired and co-chaired the Planning Committee for NENA Industry Collaboration Events. As a member of the EENA network of researchers group he brings in his expertise into the European standardization and system interoperability initiatives in the field of Public Safety. Since 2014, he chairs the EENA NG112 Committee.




Markus is actively working in the ICT industry since 1985. He started his professional career with Deutsche Telekom, studied Communications Engineering at the Technical University of Aachen, with a university degree in 1995. Working as a consultant for Avaya since 2000, he contributed to helping largest global organisations to move from traditional telephone networks to IP-based, multichannel communication platforms. In his role as a Consulting Sales Engineer in Avaya, Markus focuses on the Public Safety Emergency Services sector in the EU, supporting Avaya account teams across the EU region and beyond with his vertical insight and expertise. His regional focus allows him to understand future requirements in the public safety vertical to be picked up and translated into product development requests.
Markus Bornheim



Bertrand has been engaged in the telecom and wireless industry since the mid-80s and possesses a wide range of experiences, ranging over both technical and business related aspects with manufacturers in various international environments. Among others, he has participated as engineering director in the deployment of several mobile networks (GSM and UMTS) in Europe. Since 2010, he has focused on the public safety sector to evangelize within the EU telecommunication stakeholders about solutions to improve the caller location as well as taking part to the initial discussion and proposal on NG 112, as far as Internet call location is concerned. Recent engagement over the two last years at Deveryware, a French company specialized in real time geolocation services, has been in collecting requirements for the next implementation of the pan European 112 APP. Bertrand holds an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid and a Master’s degree in Telecom architecture from École nationale supérieure des télécommunications, Paris.  
Bertrand Casse



Pablo is an expert in software engineering with extensive experience in software development, especially in geographic information systems (GIS) and photogrammetry projects. The last 10 years has been working on developing new products and services in the telecommunications area; this effort has been focused on different branches as location of IP addresses, Smart Systems related to the mobile network and fleet management systems based in M2M networks (IoT). Now he is a Product Manager for Emergency services and is focused on developing and deploying information systems (phone apps, eCall Systems, Call-Taker Systems, etc.) for 112 Emergency number PSAPS. Pablo holds a Master’s Degree in Fundamental Physics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a postgraduate training in Software Engineering.
Gutierrez Astilleros




Andrew Hutton is Head of Standardization at Unify and has over 25 years experience within the communications industry. Prior to his current role at Unify, Andy gained many years’ hands on experience relating to the development and deployment of IP based communications products (Endpoints, Gateways and Servers). Andy has been engaged in many projects related to SIP based multi-vendor connectivity and interoperability. An active supporter of open standards based communications. Andy is active in the IETF as well as in other international standards organisations and forums such as the W3C, IMTC and SIP Forum. He currently holds an IETF working group chair position and is a member for the SIP Forum board of directors.
Andy Hutton




Bill is a senior technology executive with over 30 years of strategic product management and consulting experience in the software, telecommunications, and aerospace industries. He is responsible for creating & defining global Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1 Integrated Command & Control Solutions for Huawei’s Enterprise Business Group (EBG) as part of its OpenLab organization. Prior to Huawei, Bill held a similar role with Motorola’s Smart Public Safety Systems (SPSS) division. He has spent several years working with various SDOs like the IETF and NENA helping to develop technical standards for NG public safety systems. He is the chair of NENA’s ICE, or Industry Collaboration Events, Steering Committee, a Vice Chair of the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) Technical Committee, a co-Chair of EENA’s Cybersecurity Working Group and an associate member of the National Emergency Communications Working Group of Australia and New Zealand (NECWG - AUS NZ).

Bill Mertka


Kaili has been working in the field of internal security since 2006. She started her career at the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences. Since 2008 she has worked in the Estonian Emergency Response Centre and at the moment she is an Expert at the Development Department. Her area of expertise varies from planning of different development processes to international co-operation. Kaili Tamm has an MA degree in the Hungarian language and literature and an MA degree in internal security.
Kaili Tamm



James started in the telecommunications industry in 1986 with then Telecom Australia. During his 27 year career James has been involved at the start of many revolutionary changes, including Intelligent Network (IN) services, number portability, cellular wireless, cellular and IP geo-location systems and next generation emergency calling architectures. Since 2002 James has been an active participant in almost all standards bodies looking at next generation emergency calling including: NENA, IETF, NICC, EENA, ATIS and ETSI.  James is currently the co-vice chair of the EENA NG112 committee and an active participant in the ETSI M/493 initiative to ensure location is delivered for all emergency calls made across Europe.
James Winterbottom





Technical Director