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Former Section Chair Appointed as IEEE Global Public Policy Committee Chair

The UK and Ireland Section is delighted to announce that former former Chair Professor Mike Hinchey has been appointed as IEEE Global Public Policy Committee Chair.

IEEE’s Global Public Policy activities seek to leverage the knowledge and insights of our community to provide governments, NGOs, other public and private organisations, and the public-at-large with accurate information and recommendations to address technology-related public policy issues from a global perspective.

Oversight of the process is provided by the IEEE Global Public Policy Committee (GPPC), which serves in an advisory role to the IEEE President and Board of Directors.

Commenting on his appointment to the role, Mike Hinchey commented:

I am delighted with this appointment.  The Global Public Policy Committee has an important role within IEEE and as Chair it will be an honour to steer the committee through the next 2 years.

The appointment is for a period of 2 years, commencing on 1st January 2022.