Regional Representatives

Terms of Reference

A maximum of four Regional Representatives may be appointed to assist Council to coordinate activities in regions not adequately represented on the Council. They shall be proposed by Council and be confirmed by the General Assembly. A Regional Representative may not serve in that capacity for more than two consecutive inter-Congress periods. No Regional Representative shall have the same nationality as any other member of the Council. The Regional Representatives shall:

  • Liaise with Members and potential members within their region and represent the views of those members on Council.
  • Make best efforts to ensure that at least one ISPRS meeting is held within the region during the inter-Congress period.
  • Encourage members within their region to conduct activities to support the aims of ISPRS.
  • Attend national and regional activities within their region and promote the aims and activities of ISPRS.
  • Encourage countries and organisations within their region to become a member of ISPRS.
  • Attend meetings of the Council and Advisory Board when invited.


Regional Representatives 2022-2026


Andre Nonguierma, Regional Representative Africaof ISPRS (2016-2020)Andre Nonguierma
UN Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa



Latin America

Raul Queiroz Feitosa, Regional Representative Latin Americaof ISPRS (2016-2020)Raul Queiroz Feitosa
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Department of Electrical Engineering
r. Marquês de São Vicente, 225
22451-900 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ
+55 21 3527 1212
+55 21 3527 1232



Latin America

H. Jaime Hernández Palma (Regional Vice Representative), Regional Representative Latin Americaof ISPRS (2016-2020)H. Jaime Hernández Palma (Regional Vice Representative)
Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y de la Conservación de la Naturaleza
Universidad de Chile
Avda. Santa Rosa 11315
La Pintana, Santiago




Shailesh Nayak, Regional Representative Asiaof ISPRS (2016-2020)Shailesh Nayak
National Institute of Advanced Studies
Indian Institute of Science Campus
Bengaluru - 560 012
+91 80-23601969



Arab States

Mohammed Yahya Al Sayel , Regional Representative Arab Statesof ISPRS (2016-2020)Mohammed Yahya Al Sayel
President of General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information



Arab States

Abdalla Alobeid (Regional Vice Representative), Regional Representative Arab Statesof ISPRS (2016-2020)Abdalla Alobeid (Regional Vice Representative)
Chief Information Technology Officer
Vision Intelligence
3416 Assail Alkabir
13311-7305 Riyadh
+966-50-933 0788



Regional Representatives in the period 2016-2022

Regional Representatives in the period 2012-2016

Regional Representatives in the period 2008-2012



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