Maria Häll is CEO at SUNET, the Swedish University Computer Network. Since 2003, she has worked at the Government Offices of Sweden - Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications, and the last three years as Deputy Director for the division for IT-policy. Maria currently co-chairs the RIPE Cooperation Working Group and for the last two years has been Vice Chair for the ICANN Government Advisory Committee (GAC). She has also acted as the Swedish representative in the EU Commission advisory group High Level Group on Internet Governance (HLIG). She has a long experience of working with ICT and Internet policy issues, both in the private and public sector, at local, national and international levels.