FIG Commission 4 - Hydrography

Officers 2023–2026

Commission Chair
Dr. Malavige Don Eranda Kanchana Gunathilaka
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Geomatics, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
SRI LANKA
Commission Vice-Chair
Mr. Gordon Johnston
UNITED KINGDOM
Working Group Chair
Working Group 4.1 – Hydrographic Standards and Guidelines
Mr. Geoff Lawes
AUSTRALIA
Working Group Chair
Working Group 4.2 – Sustainable Oceans and Hydrography
Mr. Gordon Johnston
UNITED KINGDOM
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group 4.3 – Mapping the Plasti
Ms. Gordana Jakovljević
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Working Group Chair
Working Group 4.3 – Mapping the Plasti
Mr. Simon Ironside
NEW ZEALAND
Working Group Co-Chair
Working Group 4.4 – Hydrospatial Domain and Marine Administration
Mr. Denis Hains
AFGHANISTAN
Working Group Chair
Working Group 4.4 – Hydrospatial Domain and Marine Administration
Kelvin Kang Wee Tang
MALAYSIA

 

National Delegates and Correspondents

AUSTRALIA
Mr Neil Farrant
Woodside Energy
MA-10004, Geospatial Council of Australia
AUSTRIA
Dr. Erwin Heine
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
MA-10005, Austrian Society for Surveying and Geoinformation
BELGIUM
Mr. Axel Annaert

Mr. Thierry Lovinfosse

MA-10008, Union Belge des Géomètres-Experts Immobiliers
Capt. Axel Annaert
lecturer
Antwerp
AC-40123, Antwerp Maritime Academy
BENIN
Mr. Patrick Crécel A. ADEYE
MA-10113, Order of the Expert Geometricians of Benin
BHUTAN
Mr Lobzang Tobgye
Dy. Chief Survey Engineer
Topo,DoSAM,NLCS
AF-20074, National Land Commission Secretariat
BOLIVIA
Ing. William Contreras Vargas
Jefe de Sección
IGM

Ing. Rogelio Calsinas Machaca
Jefe de Seccion
IGM

AF-20076, Instituto Geográfico de Militar
BULGARIA
Mr. Georgi Georgiev
Union of Surveyors and Land Managers
MA-10013, Union of Surveyors and Land Managers in Bulgaria
CANADA


MA-10016, Canadian Institute of Geomatics
CHILE
Lieutenant Christian Marchant
Head Hydrographic Department
Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada
AF-20005, Chilean Navy Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service
CHINA
Mr. Fan Jingsheng
Deputy Secretary General
CSSMG
MA-10017, Chinese Society for Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (CSGPC)
Manager Feng Li
Qingdao
CM-30060, Beijing iSpatial Co., Ltd
CROATIA
Prof. PhD. Almin Dapo
Full professor
University of Zagreb - Faculty of Geodesy
MA-10020, Croatian Geodetic Society
Prof. Siniša Mastelić Ivić PhD
Siniša Mastelić Ivić PhD
AC-40020, University of Zagreb
CYPRUS
Mr. Andreas Papageorgiou
Civil Engineer, Engineering Surveying Specialization
MA-10022, Cyprus Association of Rural and Surveying Engineers
Dr Chris Danezis
Associate Professor
Cyprus University of Technology

Prof Dimitris Skarlatos
Cyprus University of Technology

AC-40160, Cyprus University of Technology (Civil Engineering and Geomatics)
CZECH REPUBLIC
innominate
MA-10024, Czech Union of Surveyors and Cartographers
EGYPT
Prof. Dr. Magdy M. Hosny
Director of SRI
Survey Research Institute / National Water Research Center
MA-10026, Egyptian Committee of Surveying and Mapping
FINLAND
Mr. Jyrki Mononen
Finnish Maritime Administration, Hydrographic Department
MA-10029, Finnish Association of Geodetic and Land Surveyors MIL
FRANCE
Mr. Bernard Flacelière
Editor-in-Chief
Board of French Association of Topography
MA-10032, French Association of Topography (AFT)
GERMANY
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Harry Wirth
Jade Hochschule Oldenburg
MA-10033, DVW - German Association for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management
GHANA
Mr. George Owusu-Ansah
Ghana Institution of Surveyors
MA-10034, Ghana Institution of Surveyors
Dr. Isaac Dadzie
Senior Lecturer
Department of Geomatic Engineering, KNUST, Kumasi
AC-40136, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
HAITI
Prof. Jean-Claude Dorsainvil
prof.eng
AC-40159, Queensland University (UQ)
HONG KONG SAR, CHINA
Sr. Freddy Chi Chung HO
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
MA-10100, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
INDONESIA
Mr Amri Chatib
General Secretary
MA-10039, Indonesian Surveyor Association
ISRAEL
Dr. John K. Hall
Marine Geophysicist
MA-10043, Association of Licensed Surveyors in Israel
Mr. Eran Keinan
Deputy DG mapping and GIS
Survey of Israel
AF-20040, Survey of Israel
JAMAICA
Ms Cynthia Edwards
Land Surveyors Association of Jamaica
MA-10045, The Land Surveyors Association of Jamaica (LSAJ)
JAPAN
To be appointed
MA-10046, Japan Federation of Surveyors
KENYA
Mr. John Maina
Department of Survey, Ministry of Land and Physical Planning
MA-10047, Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)
KOSOVO
Mr.sci. Shpend Shefkiu
Measurement Unit
KFOR base Bondstel
MA-10049, Kosova Association of Surveyors
LATVIA
Board of Latvian Association of Surveyors
MA-10050, Latvian Association of Surveyors (LMB)
LEBANON
Mr. Samir Fatairy, Council Member of the Order
Council Member of the Order
Order of Surveyors – Lebanon
MA-10051, Order of Surveyors
LUXEMBOURG
Mr. Thierry Flies
Schroeder & Associés
MA-10054, Ordre Luxembourgeois des Géomètres (OLG) 
MALAYSIA
PROF DR RAZALI MAHMOD
Professor
University Technology Malaysia
MA-10055, Association of Authorised Land Surveyors Malaysia
MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF
Ing. Muntean Elena
Advicer Department GCG
Agency for Land Relations and Cadastre of Moldova
AF-20041, The Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Agency
MONGOLIA
Dr. Mrs. Th. Bolorchuluun,
Geography and Geology School of National University of Mongolia
MA-10098, Mongolian Association of Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography (MAGPC)
NAMIBIA
Mr Amin Issa
Lecturer and Deputy Head of Department: Land and Property Sciences
NUST
AC-40144, Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST)
NEPAL
Mr. Ram Naresh Shah
Member
Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
MA-10110, Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (NICS)
NETHERLANDS
LL.M. FPJ (Floor) de Haan
MA-10060, Geo-Information Netherlands
NEW ZEALAND
Mr. Simon Ironside
Project Leader (Surveying)
Eliot Sinclair and Partners
MA-10061, Survey and Spatial New Zealand
Mr Adam Greenland
National Hydrographer
National Hydrographic Office
AF-20059, Land Information New Zealand
NIGERIA
SURV. VICTOR O. EZIE
Nigerian Institute of Surveyors
MA-10062, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS)
NORTH MACEDONIA
Prof.Dr Subija Izeiroski
Executive manager of subsidiary in Struga
South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
AC-40150, South-East European Research Institute on Geo Sciences
Mrs. Fikreta Shakjirovikj
Head of the Unit for Cartography and Photogrammetry
Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Republic of North Macedonia
AF-20019, The Agency for Real Estate Cadastre (AREC)
NORWAY
Mr. Swen Roemer
Senior Instrumentation Engineer
University of Stavanger

Mr Evert Flier
International Coordinator
Norwegian Mapping Authority

MA-10064, Norwegian professionals for the built environment - GeoForum
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Nicholas Pion
MA-10066, Association of Surveyors of Papua New Guinea (ASPNG)
POLAND
dr inż. kpt. ż.w. Arkadiusz Tomczak
Maritime University of Szczecin
MA-10067, Association of Polish Surveyors
PORTUGAL
Ms. Paula Sanches
Hydrographic Institute
MA-10068, Order of Engineers - College of Geographical Engineering
ROMANIA
Mr. Cristian Glont
MA-10105, Romanian Association of Private Surveyors
Prof. Caius DIDULESCU
Assoc. Prof. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

Mr. Aurel SARACIN
Assoc. Prof. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

Mr. Dragos BADEA
Lect. PhD. Eng.
Faculty of Geodesy BUCHAREST

AC-40134, Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
Mrs. Margarita DOGARU
Head of Mapping Department
National Mapping Center
AF-20020, National Agency for Cadastre and Land Administration
SAUDI ARABIA
MR Mohammed AlGhamdi
Marine Cartography
KSA- Riyadh
MA-10133, General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information
SERBIA
Mr. Miloš Puđa
Startseite - Döller Vermessung ZT GmbH.
MA-10072, Serbian Union of Surveyors
PhD Miro Govedarica
Full professor
Faculty of Technical Science
AC-40097, University of Novi Sad
SLOVAKIA
Dr.Ing. Marek Frastia
SLOVAK UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY IN BRATISLAVA, Faculty of Civil Engineering
MA-10074, Slovak Union of Surveyors and Cartographers
SOUTH AFRICA
Mr. Andrew R Newmarch
MA-10077, South African Geomatics Council
Mr Simon Hull
Senior Lecturer
University of Cape Town
AC-40063, University of Cape Town
SPAIN
Dr Carlos Pinilla Ruiz
Ingenieria Cartografica, Geodesica y Fotogrametria
AC-40122, University of Jaen Spain
SRI LANKA
Mr. N M M De Silva
MA-10079, Institute of Surveyors Sri Lanka
Mr. A.N.D. Perera
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Geomatics, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
AC-40135, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
SWEDEN
Mr. Lars Jakobsson
Sjöfartsverket
MA-10080, Swedish Professionals for the Built Environment
SWITZERLAND
Dr. Craig Hill
VP Marketing & Services
Leica Geosystems AG
CM-30003, Leica Geosystems AG
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Dr. Michael Sutherland
Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management
MA-10085, Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad and Tobago
Dr. Dexter Davis
AC-40085, University of the West Indies
TÜRKIYE
Assoc.Dr. Taylan OCALAN
Yıldız Technical University
MA-10087, Chamber of Surveying and Cadastre Engineers of Türkiye
UNITED KINGDOM
Mr. Gordon Johnston, MRICS, FIG Contact to IHO/FIG/ICA Advisory Board
MA-10091, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
VIETNAM
Mr. Trinh Anh Co
Vice President
VGCR
MA-10095, Vietnam Association of Geodesy - Cartography - Remote Sensing
ZIMBABWE
Mr. Lindon Kashangura
Survey Institute of Zimbabwe
MA-10097, Survey Institute of Zimbabwe