• Thomas Barmüller

  • Summary

    As MWF's Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) I am responsible for the operational and strategic management of MWF’s activities in the region, government advocacy, stakeholder relations and public communication on behalf of the industry.

     

    In January 2017, the Mobile Manufacturers Forum (MMF) changed its name to Mobile & Wireless Forum (MWF). The MMF was, and the MWF continues to be an international association representing the world’s leading wireless communications equipment manufacturers on health and safety, accessibility and anti-counterfeiting issues.

  • Current Positions & Projects

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    Mobile & Wireless Forum (MWF)

    Director EMEA 

    Jan 2017 – Present

    As Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) I am responsible for the operational and strategic management of MWF’s activities in the region, government advocacy, stakeholder relations and public communication on behalf of the industry.

     

    In January 2017, the Mobile Manufacturers Forum (MMF) changed its name to Mobile & Wireless Forum (MWF). The name change reflects changes in the industry as well as the association’s scope. The Mobile & Wireless Forum (MWF) is an international association representing the world’s leading wireless communications equipment manufacturers on health and safety, accessibility and anti-counterfeiting issues.

    European Commission:

    Stakeholder Dialogue Group on EMF

    Member 

    Feb 2011 – Present

    Member of Group of stakeholders on EMF (electromagnetic fields) (E02535)

    http://ec.europa.eu/health/electromagnetic_fields/eu_actions/stakeholder_dialogue_group/index_en.htm

    Policy Areas: Consumer; Public Health

    Mission: To build trust among stakeholders involved in the issue of EMF and health and to formulate recommendations on the management of this issue. These recommendations are expected to include policy recommendations at EU level but could also be specific recommendations to any of the involved stakeholders. Ultimately, the objective is to establish a constructive dialogue among the various stakeholders and to propose a path for the future that can be accepted by all parties to reduce public and business concerns.

    Task: Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislation or in policy definition. Provides expertise to the Commission when drafting of implementing measures, i.e. before the Commission submits these draft measures to a comitology committee.

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    Barmüller Consulting e.U.

    Owner 

    Oct 2015 – Present

    5CL e.U.

    Owner 

    Jul 2015 – Present

    Unique presents for true lovers of Scotland's "uisge beatha".

  • Experience

    ( Selection )

    Director EMEA

    Dec 2006 - Dec 2016

    As Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) I am responsible for the operational and strategic management of MMF’s activities in the region, government advocacy, stakeholder relations and public communication on behalf of the industry.

    Managing Director FMK

    May 2001 - Dec 2006

    The Austrian industry association 'Forum Mobilkommunikation' serves as a platform for dialogue and information. The organisation provides the general public, media and government institutions with science-based information about mobile phone technology, the rollout of mobile networks, environment, health and sustainability issues.

    Member of Austrian Federal Parliament

    Nov 1990 - Nov 1999

    Member of the Austrian Federal Parliament (Nationalrat) from 1990 to 1999, focused on infrastructure issues, telecommunication and environment, in particular renewable energy resources.

    https://www.parlament.gv.at/WWER/PAD_00059/index.shtml

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    Board Member, Austrian Nigerian Friendship Society

    Dec 2012 - Dec 2016

    The Austrian Nigerian Friendship Society is a member of the 'Federation of Austrian-Foreign Societies – PaN' and acts in line with the PaN mission statement.

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    Honorary Ambassador, Jane Goodall Institute Austria

    Sep 2010 - Dec 2016

    Jane Goodall is one of the world's most famous conservationists and scientists. Her pioneering study of wild chimpanzees began over half a century ago in Tanzania. She revolutionised how we think about both chimpanzees and ourselves. The mission of Jane Goodall Institutes is to make a difference for all living things through conservation, research and education inhabitants.

    Austria: www.janegoodall.at

    International: http://www.janegoodall.org/about-jgi

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