Dr Charles Karl is currently Chief Technology Leader in the Future Technology Group at the Australian Road Research Board. He is responsible for the technical oversight of ARRB’s work in road network operations, freight and heavy vehicles, and connected and automated vehicles. Over the last 30 years Charles has been working in the field of Network Operations and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). He has led the development of various network performance, traveller information systems and telematics standards for regulatory applications related to heavy vehicles. Charles is a member of ISO TC204 and Standards Australia IT-023 on ITS and led the development of ISO 15638: Framework for Co-operative Telematics Applications for Regulated Commercial Freight Vehicles (2009-2012).