Our committee steers the strategic direction of RAG and oversees the agenda for each event we organise. We seek to ensure the committee is representative of our diverse community, including telco managers, vendors, consultants and other subject matter experts.

Bernice DeMarco

Bernice DeMarco, BT

Bernice is a member of the RAG steering committee, helping to ensure our agenda always remains relevant to communications providers. She is also the Director of Business Assurance at BT Group, where her transformative role sees her leading one of the most dynamic and expansive assurance teams in the world. … [more]

Jacqui Biggart, TELUS

Jacqui Biggart is a member of the RAG Steering Committee and she works for TELUS in the role of Manager – Technology Security. Having joined TELUS in 2000, Jacqui has developed a wide knowledge of her domain, including lawful access, fraud analytics, wireless networks, regulatory requirements and security governance. In … [more]

Gjurgjica Pesheva, Deutsche Telekom

Gjurgjica ‘Gina’ Pesheva is Senior Manager for Business Assurance and Billing at Deutsche Telekom Group, where she oversees their strategies and policies for business assurance, revenue assurance and billing. Amongst her other duties, Gina helps DT Group to standardize and coordinate their assurance processes, IT and methods. She uses internal … [more]

John Preston, Tesco Mobile

John is a member of the RAG’s steering committee. He is the Head of Billing, Collections Risk and Assurance for Tesco Mobile, the UK MVNO. John’s role at Tesco Mobile covers responsibility for managing all aspects of billing, payments, collections and revenue and reference data assurance. John will be a … [more]

Simon Walsh, Telefónica UK

Simon is the Head Of Disclosure at Telefónica UK, which trades commercially in the UK using the O2 brand. He is responsible for liaising with law enforcement to ensure they have the information they are legally entitled to and need to fight crime. Previously Simon was the Fraud Operations Manager … [more]

Rachel Goodin, Ocado

Rachel Goodin is the Head of Technology Audit at online retailer Ocado Technology. Her role covers the execution of controls across Ocado’s business. Ocado seeks to provide consumers with a friendly and efficient online grocery retail service, starting with taking their orders using the web, packing the goods for delivery … [more]

Eric Priezkalns, RAG Chief Executive

Eric is the Director and Chief Executive of RAG. He was originally appointed to the RAG Committee in 2013 and then led the drive to incorporate RAG and expand its reach worldwide. Away from RAG, Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk, the information hub for communications risk and assurance professionals. … [more]

Fadila Boumaza, TEOCO

Fadila Boumaza is the Executive Director responsible for Business Services at TEOCO and is also a member of the RAG Steering Committee. She is a results-oriented person with a deep knowledge of developing, launching, and managing business processes for value creation in consumer, enterprise, and wholesale businesses. Fadila has tremendous … [more]

Joseph Nderitu, RAFM Professional

Joseph Nderitu is a Kenyan revenue assurance, fraud and audit professional who has worked for several telcos across Sub-Saharan Africa. He is also a member of RAG’s Steering Committee, having been appointed in November 2019. During his career Joseph has been both a consultant and a manager inside telcos. He … [more]

Ashwin Menon, Subex

Ashwin is the Product Director for Revenue Assurance at Subex. During his decade at Subex he has worked in engineering, sales and consulting, resulting in a well-rounded understanding of RAFM products and services. Ashwin is also a member of the RAG Steering Committee, representing the interests of major sponsor Subex … [more]

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