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SKA Participating Country Representatives

The participating countries listed in the SKA Project section are members and associate members of the SKA Organisation, which has its headquarters at the SKA Organisation Office at the Jodrell Bank Observatory site in Manchester, United Kingdom.

SKA Members

The SKA: A Global Organisation


The member countries of the SKA Organisation each nominate two representatives. The first nominated representative can vote on behalf of their organisation in member votes.

Member Representatives

Nominated representative Member organisation Country

Mr Martin Hoffman (voting)

Dr. Sarah Pearce

Australian Department of Industry and Science

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Dr. Gregory Fahlman (voting) National Research Council Canada
Mr Linhao Chen (voting)Dr. Yiqi Peng Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and TechnologyDepartment of Basic Research, Ministry of Science and Technology China
Prof. Yashwant Gupta (voting) National Centre for Radio Astrophysics India
Dr. Giampaolo Vettolani (voting)Dr. Luigina Feretti Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF)Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF) Italy
Prof. Jos Engelen (voting)Ms Patricia Vogel (deputy chair ) Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO) Netherlands
Mr Jonathan Kings (voting)

A/Prof. Melanie Johnston-Hollitt

Ministry of Economic DevelopmentVictoria University of Wellington New Zealand
Dr. Phil Mjwara (voting)Dr. Bernie Fanaroff Department Science and TechnologySKA Africa South Africa

Prof Lars Börjesson (voting)

Prof. John Conway

Chalmers tekniska högskola AB

Onsala Space Observatory

Prof. John Womersley (chair) (voting) Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) UK