Peter MacAvock is Programme Director in the technical department of the European Broadcasting Union. He took up the position with EBU TECHNICAL in October 2008, where he has responsibility for Media Delivery Technology & Consumer Equipment and Applications Technology.
He was previously the Executive Director of the DVB Project. Involved in
DVB since it was founded in 1993, Mr. MacAvock was responsible for shaping,
documenting and demonstrating the suite of standards that form the basis of
DVB systems. He was the principle standards co-ordinator for the Project,
a member of Project’s senior executive board and was involved in a number
of the key technical working groups. He has also managed European collaborative
projects and managed commercial activities associated with the implementation
of the DVB standards. He is an Irish national living and working in Switzerland.