Andy Rooke is one of the foremost experts worldwide in eCall. He was part of the original eCall concept team, and project coordinator, which advised European member states on eCall deployment. He is now the Technical Implementing Officer for the I_HeERO deployment project for eCall in Europe, also looking at eCall for Trucks and Coaches, Powered 2 Wheel eCall, Data integration for eCall and the next generation of eCall based on LTE and beyond. He is providing guidance on eCall deployment worldwide.
Mr Rooke is also a member of CEN 278 Working Group 15 dealing with the technical standards for eCall. Mr Rooke is now a Vice President for British-APCO, sitting on the UK Government 999 Liaison Committee, and is Chair of the 999 Liaison Committee App approval group. Mr Rooke has a wide experience of intelligent transport systems & services having worked with ERTICO ITS-Europe for the past 7 years.
Mr Rooke’s background is law enforcement, as a UK police officer specializing in road policing. He was also a Senior Investigating Officer for road death. As part of his specialty in telematics and intelligent transport systems, he was a technical advisor to all UK Police Agencies and Road Policing agencies across Europe.