• Many years of volunteer experience spanning all IEEE levels, from a local Chapter chair and conference organizer, through Section and Region activities, to main IEEE boards and committees.
  • Commitment to IEEE mission and working knowledge of its structure, operations, activities, leading volunteers and staff, goals and needs.
  • Proven managerial skills (20 years’ experience of successfully running a large research and teaching institute and many collaborative projects with industry).
  • People’s and interpersonal skills; ability to create consensus by negotiating compromise and resolving differences; ability to share accountability and responsibility with others.
  • Capability to focus on strategic issues and to make effectiveness a top priority.