Board & Staff

BUREAU PERMANENT MEMBERS

Gerhard MÜller

Cita President

 

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Head of External Affairs
& Public Policy
of the Mobility Division
– TÜV SUD
T: +49 89 5791 2737
+49 160 360 2840
F: +49 89 5791 2381

AITOR RETES

CITA Vice President General Secretary

 

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Executive Vice President Automotive Division at Applus+ Automotive Ireland
T: +34 93 553 31 41

LOTHAR GEILEN

CITA Vice President – Treasurer

 

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CEO of OPUS INSPECTION, USA
T: +1 (954) 667-7740

PASCAL BUEKENHOUDT

CITA Vice President – Technical Affairs
CITA Topic Area B Chairperson
CITA Topic Area D Deputy Chairperson
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Project & Innovation Manager at GOCA VLAANDEREN, Belgium
T: +32 2 482 34 76
F: +32 2 469 05 70

CHRISTOPH NOLTE

CITA Bureau Permanent
Deputy Chairperson CITA RAG Europe

 

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Technical Director of the DEKRA PTI Organisation
T: + 49 711 7861 2289

FEROSE OATEN

CITA Bureau Permanent
CITA RAG Africa Chairperson

 

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Managing Director AVTS Roadworthy Stations, South Africa
T: +27 21 9344900
F: +27 8651 558 56

JORGE SORIANO

CITA Bureau Permanent

 

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PTI Business Manager at SGS Group in Spain
T: +34 91 313 80 00

Geert Konings

CITA Bureau Permanent / Observer

 

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Manager PTI RDW – The Netherlands

TEEMU TOIVANEN

Public Member representative in CITA BP

 

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Roadworthiness and Oversight | Head of team – TRAFICOM
T: +358 29 5345530
E: teemu.toivanen@traficom.fi

MATTHEW BERRY

Corporate Member Representative in CITA BP

 

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EU Commercial Development | Interim Director Europe – 3DATX
T: +32 2 639 39 39
E: matthewberry@3datx.eu

George petelet

Corporate Member Deputy Representative in CITA BP

 

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Business Development – CAPELEC
T: +(33) 4 67 151 612
E: georges.petelet@capelec.fr

REGIONAL ADVISORY GROUP CHAIRPERSONS

Kyeong Chae Yang

CITA RAG Asia/Australasia Chairperson
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General Director – KOTSA
E: ykc93008@kotsa.or.kr

JANN FEHLAUER

CITA RAG Europe Chairperson
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Managing Director – DEKRA Automobil GmbH, Stuttgart
T: +49 711 7861 2266

MARCELO E. MARTÍNEZ

 CITA RAG Latin America Chairperson
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Director Auto Business LATAM – Applus, Argentina
E: mmartinez@citainsp.org

GARRETT DELANEY

CITA RAG North America Chairperson
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Chief Marketing Officer – Worldwide Environmental Products, Inc.
E: gdelaney@wep-inc.com

SECRETARIAT

EDUARD FERNÁNDEZ

CITA Executive Director
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T: :+32 2 469 06 70

alejandro checa

CITA Technical Director
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T: +32 489 14 60 09

OLIVIER  PLETINCKX

CITA Technical Manager
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T: +32 473 90 03 48
E: o.pletinckx@citainsp.org

DANIELE D’ONOFRIO

CITA Advisor & Communication Manager
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T: +32 2 469 06 70

RŪTA TAMOŠIŪNAITĖ

Office Manager
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T: +32 2 469 06 70
E: ruta.tam@citainsp.org

TOPIC AREAS

  • Víctor Salvachúa, APPLUS. Chairperson
  • Karsten Graef, TÜV SÜD. Deputy Chairperson
  • Stefan Teller, SGS. Deputy Chairperson
  • Pascal Buekenhoudt, GOCA VLAANDEREN. Chairperson
  • Marian Rybiansky, TESTEK. Deputy Chairperson
  • Richard Goebelt, VdTÜV. Chairperson
  • Oliver Deiters, DEKRA. Deputy Chairperson
  • Thomas Ost, DEKRA. Chairperson
  • Pascal Buekenhoudt, GOCA VLAANDEREN. Deputy Chairperson
  • Andreas Klocke, TÜV Nord. Chairperson
  • Jaroslav Olexa, TESTEK, a.s. Deputy Chairperson

TASK FORCES

Leader = Samer Galal – DEKRA

Rico Barth – TÜV Rheinland Kraftfahrt GmbH

Friedrich Eppel – ÖAMTC

Kristian Höpping – FSD Fahrzeugsystemdaten GmbH

Philip Matthews – DVSA

Joe McDonagh  – RSA Ireland

Daniel Mohr – MAHA

Cedric Monteillet – UTAC

Christoph Miethaner  – TÜV SÜD

Victor Salvachua Barceló – APPLUS+

Patrick van der Bijl – RDW

David Petanjek – AVL

Pete Bradley – HELLA

Marco Rödel – GTU

Diego Mainardi – MAHLE

Oriol Flix – IDIADA Automotive Technology, SA

Raphael Lazar – KÜS

Leader = Macarena Fernández – VEIASA

Leader = Marian Rybiansky – Testek

Christian Fahry – FSD

Richard Clements – DVSA

Cesar Elpuente – IDIADA

Martin Kraus – DEKRA

Joan López Pérez – VTEQ

Peter Ondrejka – TESTEK

Georges Petelet – CAPELEC

Piet Schäfer – RDW

Christian Thalheimer – MAHA

Tomislav Škreblin – CVH

Patrik Persson – APPLUS+

Benoît Job – Muller Automotive

Leader = Eduard Fernández – CITA

Patrick Andriessen  – Test Equipment Nederland bv

Alexander Jazeschen – Ryme Worldwide GmbH

Georges Petelet – Capelec

Robert Zalwert – TÜV-Verband e. V.

Pablo Ramos – Grupo Itevelesa

Marcel Queren – Midtronics

Raphael Lazar – KUS

Kumbim Shala – EUROLAB

Matthew Berry – 3DATX

Pascal Buekenhoudt – GOCA Vlaanderen

Jorge Soriano – SGS

Michael Wenzel – DEKRA

Pascal Mast – TÜV SÜD

Benoît Job – Muller Automotive

Víctor Salvachúa – APPLUS+

Leader = Víctor Salvachúa – APPLUS+

Leif Halvorsen – Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Raphael Lazar – KÜS

Antoine Ammar – UTAC

Luis Gallego – Itevelesa

Frank Schouten – MIDTRONICS

Georges Petelet – CAPELEC

Geert Konings – RDW

Faouzène Hassine – ATTT

Raúl Ramos González – APPLUS+

Manuel Hagemann – TÜV NORD

Dirk Meißner – FSD

Michael Winter – TÜV SÜD

Carlos Jimenez Martin – SGS

Pascal Buekenhoudt – GOCA Vlanderen

Visar Çekiçi – Albanian General Directorate of Road Transport Services

Daniel Mohr – MAHA

Guy Morvan – DEKRA

Christian Huber – AVL

Markus Kaiser – ÖAMTC

Da Li – ANCHE

Michael Moser – MAHLE

Jennifer Baumann – TÜV Rheinland

Ismael Herrera – TÜV Rheinland

Benoît Job – Muller Automotive

Leader = Thomas Ost – DEKRA

Mark Aldous – DVSA

Mark de Goede – Test Equipment Nederland B.V.

Xavier Font – IDIADA Automotive Technology, SA

Georges Petelet – CAPELEC

Juan Ramón González – GRUPO ITEVELESA s.l.

Helge Schmidt – TÜV Nord Mobilität

Frank Schneider – VdTÜV e.V.

Martin Vasarhelyi – Air Liquide

Gurdas Sandhu – 3DATX

Pascal Buekenhoudt – GOCA VLAANDEREN

Salvador Esquius Miquel – APPLUS+ Iteuve

Eugenio Fernández Cáceres – GRUPO ITEVELESA s.l.

Geoffrey Michalak – SGS

Andrej Prosenc – ÖAMTC

Robin Zalwert – TÜV Verband

Max Griffig – OPUS INSPECTION

Raphael Lazar – KÜS

Benoît Job – Muller Automotive


TASK FORCE EMISSION MERGED WITH THE TASK FORCE NOx in 2022

Leader = Mark Aldous – DVSA

Rainer Schulin – DEKRA

Andreas Klocke – TÜV NORD

David Pflanzl – AVL

Pascal Mast – TÜV SÜD

Karl Favill – DVSA

TASK FORCES

Leader = Peter Ondrejka – TESTEK

Rémi Courant – DEKRA

Richard Clements – DVSA

Philippe de Meyer – GOCA VLAANDEREN

Dietmar Fink – MAHA

Dirk Meissner – FSD

Georges Petelet – CAPELEC

Ralph Schröder – FSD

Benoît Job – Muller Automotive

Raphael Lazar – KÜS

Leader = Daniele D’Onofrio – CITA

Daniel Alcala – Applus+

Richard Goebelt – VdTÜV

Patrick Van der Bijl – RDW

Leader = Michael Wenzel – DEKRA

Dianne  Chaplow – DVSA

Serge Ficheux – UTAC

Daniel Grassinger – GTÜ

Geert Konings – RDW

Joe McDonagh – RSA Ireland

Andrej Prosenc  – ÖAMTC

Philip Puls – TÜV SÜD

Juan Diego Rodriguez Martinez – APPLUS+

Ralph Schröder – FSD

Tomislav Škreblin – CVH

Jorge Soriano – SGS

Leader = Stefan Teller – SGS

Stefan Schöffler – TÜV NORD Mobilität

Raphael Hofer – TÜV SÜD

Michael Wenzel – DEKRA

Elmar Bachmann – KÜS

Johannes Pienau – GTÜ

Cesar Elpuente – IDIADA

Raymond Morrison – DVSA

Theo Jacobs – RDW

Roelof de Graaf  – EUCARIS

Leader = Fred Blüthner – FSD

Thorsten Peter – KÜS

Marco Rödel – GTÜ

Morrison Raymond – DVSA

Eric CASTREC – UTAC

Per H Sjöström – Bilprovningen

Johan Leenstra – RDW

Dietmar Boenninger – FSD

Ahmed Shehab – DEKRA

Jan-Willem van der Linden – BOVAG

Karsten Graef – TÜV SÜD

Jean-François Gaillet – VIAS Institute

Xavier Rodríguez – Applus+

Jan-Willem van der Linden – BOVAG

Peter Riolo – MAHLE


The AVIS Scoring and Suspension Task Forces were closed in 2023 after their respective work was concluded.


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