Overview of relevant projects and publications
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (NEN)
Program Manager (2019 – 2021)
Developing the certification scheme management activities at NEN into a full grown service. Setting up a team and structure to strengthen acquisition of new projects, formalising business processes and growing the overall revenues of this service over 50 percent.
SAFETY CULTURE LADDER CERTIFICATION SCHEME
Project leader (2017 – 2019)
Facilitating the transfer of the certification scheme from ProRail to NEN as the new scheme owner. Setting up project team, governance structure, implementing new revenue model and expanding to new sectors and other countries. Tripling the number of certificates.
CEN/TC 411 BIO-BASED PRODUCTS
Secretary of Technical Committee and three Working Groups (2011 – 2017)
Directing the development of twelve European Standards for Bio-based products, based on a standardisation request by the European Commission. Participating in and liaising with the research projects KBBPPS (EU FP7) and OPENBIO (H2020).
EC EXPERT GROUP ON BIO-BASED PRODUCTS
Co-chair / CEN delegate (2013 – 2017)
Co-chairing the Expert Group with a broad representation of stakeholders, as well as a subgroup on public procurement. The group advised the European Commission on the development of this sector by evaluating implementation of earlier expert recommendations and proposing demand-side industrial policy actions. Contributing to several reports, organising a stakeholder workshop and presenting the final report at the Bioeconomy Policy Day.
NEN CERTIFICATION SCHEMES
Developing, managing and promoting several certification schemes in project teams, including: BETTER BIOMASS and BIOBASED CONTENT
Communicating the bio-based content of products in the EU and the US, 2018, Whitepaper (view here)
Achieving Consensus Despite Opposing Stakes: A Case of National Input for an ISO Standard on Sustainable Wood, 2017, International Journal of Standardization Research 15(1):29-47 (view here)
15 Recommendations for the uptake of bio-based products, 2016, Commission Expert Group Bio-based Products – Working Group on Public Procurement (view here)
Normen en certificaten in de biobased economy. Wat, hoe en waarom?, 2014, Brochure RVO (view here)
Negotiating a national position: How to manage controversial stages in a national standardisation committee, 2014,
In book: EURAS Proceedings 2014 – Cooperation between standardisation organisations and the scientific and academic community, Publisher: Aachen: Wissenschaftsverlag MainzEditors: Ivana Mijatovic, Kai Jakobs
Balancing Stakeholder Representation: An Example of Stakeholder Involvement in Ergonomics Standardization, 2006,
In book: Handbook of Standards and Guidelines in Ergonomics and Human Factors, Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Editor: Waldemar Karwowski
Ergonomic standards: Identifying stakeholders and encouraging participation, 2003, ISO Bulletin 34(9):19-22 (view here)