Raph de Rooij

Web Guidelines Specialist, ICTU

Raph de Rooij has been working as an Internet specialist since 1996. First he coordinated Internet activities at the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, and since 2001 he has worked at ICTU, where he advises branches of government on their Internet strategy. In 2004, Raph initiated a project to improve the interface of government web sites, which led to the Dutch Web Guidelines. At present, the Web Guidelines are incorporated into legislation, are a formal government standard and are part of the core infrastructure for e-government in the Netherlands. Currently Raph works as a Web Guidelines specialist at the ICTU branch “Overheid heeft Antwoord”.

Raph de Rooij is speaking on the Comparison of National Accessibility Guidelines panel.