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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.

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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

Interim Chair of the Members: Prof. Lars Börjesson

Nominated representative Member organisation Country

Ms. Jane Urquhart(voting)

Dr. Sarah Pearce

Department of Industry, Innovation & Science

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Australia
Dr. Gregory Fahlman (voting) National Research Council Canada
Mr. Linhao Chen (voting)

Dr. Yiqi Peng

Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology

Department of Basic Research, Ministry of Science and Technology

China
Mr. Arun Srivastava (voting)

Prof. Yashwant Gupta

Department of Atomic Energy

National Centre for Radio Astrophysics

India
Prof. Nicolo D’Amico (voting)

Dr. Filippo Zerbi

Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF)

Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF)

Italy
Prof. Stan Gielen (voting)

Ms. Patricia Vogel (deputy chair )

Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)

Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)

Netherlands
Dr. Peter Crabtree (voting)

A/Prof. Melanie Johnston-Hollitt

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Victoria University of Wellington

New Zealand
Dr. Phil Mjwara (voting)

Dr. Rob Adam

Department Science and Technology

SKA Africa

South Africa

Prof Lars Börjesson (voting)

Prof. John Conway

Chalmers tekniska högskola AB

Onsala Space Observatory

Sweden
Dr. Adam Baker (voting)

Prof. Philip Best

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Royal Observatory, Edinburgh (ROE)

UK