CEO, IAB Europe; Chair of EDAA
Townsend Feehan is CEO of IAB Europe. Prior to joining IAB Europe, Townsend worked for Microsoft Legal & Corporate Affairs in Brussels and ran EU industry associations in the ICT, consumer electronics and biotechnology sectors. She previously represented Microsoft on IAB Europe’s Board. Townsend has an M. Phil. in European policy from the University of Edinburgh.
Director-General of EACA; Treasurer of EDAA
Dominic Lyle has been the Director-General of EACA, the European Association of Communications Agencies, since May 2002, having previously spent 25 years in the communications business. Dominic is a regular speaker at industry events such as National Advertising Festivals, or International Awards, including the Golden Rose of Montreux, Golden Drum and the Rainbow Marble. EACA organises the annual Euro Effies Awards for effective advertising.
Julia Maier-Hauff is Secretary General at the Association of European Radios (AER) Julia Maier-Hauff has been Secretary General of AER since 2011. She is also a lawyer in charge of European Affairs at Verband Privater Rundfunk und Telemedien (VPRT) since 2001, and has been deeply involved in all major EU regulatory decision-making processes concerning private media, especially the TV Without Frontiers and the Telecom Package reviews.
Conor Murray, Head of Regulatory and Public Affairs, Association of Television and Radio Sales Houses Conor Murray is the Head of Regulatory and Public Affairs at egta, the association of television and radio sales houses. He previously spent five years at the European Commission and has been living and working in Brussels for the past eight years. egta is the trade association of television and radio sales houses that commercialise the advertising space of both private and public TV/radio channels all over Europe and beyond. egta aims to make sure the voice of sales houses are heard in all relevant debates and to pave the way for a better regulatory environment for the European advertising and media industries to flourish.