ETSI/SDC Director (Standards Development Centre)
Anthony (Ton) Brand was appointed in January 2020 as Director of
the Standards Development Centre (SDC) and is responsible for managing the team
of Technical Officers and Standardisation Support Professionals within ETSI.
Previously, Ton has worked as consultant on several
telecommunications projects and has been an interim Project Officer, Rapporteur
and Reviewer for the European Commission. More recently, Ton was a Programme
Manager at the GSMA for the M2M/IoT programme and the Senior Director Market
and Industry Development at the Wireless Broadband Alliance.
In addition, he has developed and given masterclasses to
operators and service providers on topics such as IoT, Smart Cities and 5G and
has been a moderator and speaker at several different events and conferences.
gained a degree in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry at the
University of Twente in the Netherlands.