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European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association

ETNO Governance


The management of the association is carried out by the Executive Board, which consists of 12 members, including a chair, elected by the General Assembly.

The main responsibility of the Executive Board is to promote and review proposals to be considered by the General Assembly : membership matters, internal rules, external initiatives etc. It adopts Position Papers, once these are approved by the Full Members, and examines and proposes the General Framework for the next three years, the Annual Work Programme, the Budget, the Accounts and the Annual Report to the General Assembly. It has the power to establish non-permanent Working Groups and to nominate Special Rapporteurs. It meets monthly.

Chair: Phillip Malloch, Vice President, Head of Group Public Affairs; TELIA COMPANY


  • Adrian Whitchurch, Vice President European Affairs; BT
  • Roland Doll, Executive Vice President International Government Relations; DEUTSCHE TELEKOM
  • Jos Huigen, Director Regulatory and European Affairs; KPN
  • ​​Vianney Hennes, Head of Brussels Office, Director; ORANGE
  • ​Pedro Gonçalves, Regulatory and Competition Direction / International Relations; PORTUGAL TELECOM 
  • Steven Tas, Director Regulatory; PROXIMUS
  • Paolo Di Bartolomei, Public Affairs Responsible, Relation with National and International Institutions; TELECOM ITALIA​
  • Carlos Cocina, Director, Head of Brussels Office; TELEFONICA
  • ​Ivo Ivanovski, Director International Regulatory & European Affairs; TELEKOM AUSTRIA GROUP
  • Krisztina Baracsi, Vice President EU Affairs, TELENOR GROUP
  • Thomas Müller, Senior Advisor Public Policy; SWISSCOM
  • Janet Zaharieva, Chief Regulatory Adviser to the Managing Board; VIVACOM

Administrative Committee

Chair: Thomas Müller, SWISSCOM
Members: Roland Doll, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM; Vianney Hennes, ORANGE
Permanent Observer: Steven Tas, PROXIMUS


Working Groups cover topics ranging from Research and Development to various EU policy matters. There are also Special Rapporteurs. In general, Working Groups and Rapporteurs are assigned specific tasks on a temporary basis. The activities are thus predominantly issue-based rather than structure-based. Accordingly, a Working Group is normally dissolved once its assigned tasks have been accomplished.


All ETNO members are represented in the General Assembly, which is the association’s highest decision-making body. Its decisions, reached by consensus, set the course for ETNO policy and administration.

GA Chair: Maja Mandic, Head of Legal, Regulatory & Compliance, CROATIAN TELECOM
GA Vice-chair: Andreas Theodorou, Head of Regulatory Affairs / Strategy, CYTA

Members & Observers - View companies map

  • Albtelecom
  • Proximus
  • Eir
  • Elisa Communications Corporation
  • GO Plc (Malta)
  • Hrvatski Telekom
  • Koninklijke KPN
  • Magyar Telekom
  • Makedonski Telekom
  • Orange
  • OTE
  • Portugal Telecom
  • Síminn (Iceland Telecom Ltd.)
  • Slovak Telekom
  • Swisscom
  • TDC
  • TDF
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefónica
  • Telekom Austria
  • Telekom Slovenije
  • Orange Polska
  • Telenor
  • Telia Company
  • Turk Telekom
  • Vivacom
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority)
  • BT
  • BH Telecom
  • POST Group

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