Presently Raadj Matai is the Chief Scientist Optical fibre of YOFC and represents FTTH Council AP as vice President. He received his BS degree in Chemical Engineering in the Netherlands in 1984. He started his Optical Fibre carrier in Philips Optical Fibre in Netherlands, Eindhoven in 1985. Since 1992, he is working in YOFC in various positions like Technical manager, Production manager, Technology Director, Deputy General Manager and Chief Scientist. Between 2012-2015 he also worked in Sterlite as General Manager in Process and Quality Department. During his carrier was involved in numerous product and process development projects related to single mode, multi mode and Specialty optical fibres, e.g. low attenuation product series, low PMD single mode & Specialty fibres, large size preforms (up to 214 mm), G.652, G.653, G.654 ultra low loss, G.656 and G.657 product series, etc.