Common CEN-CENELEC governance: Presidential Committee 

CEN and CENELEC each have their own respective governance bodies (General Assembly, Administrative Board, Technical Board, Advisory Bodies and Technical Bodies).

The European Standardization Organizations have created a joint structure to facilitate cooperation on strategic matters of common interests: the CEN-CENELEC Presidential Committee.

The Presidential Committee

The CEN and CENELEC Presidential Committee (PC) is a governing body created jointly by CEN and CENELEC and mandated by the Administrative Boards of both organizations to manage and administer non-sector specific policies and joint actions in relation to matters of common interest.

Composition

The PC is composed of the two Presidents of CEN and CENELEC, the Presidents-Elect, the six Vice-Presidents and the Director General of CEN and CENELEC.

Presidential Committee 2014

The Presidents:
Mr Friedrich Smaxwil (CEN) acts as Chairman Presidential Committee 2014
and Mr Tore Bloch Trondvold (CENELEC)

The Vice Presidents:
Finance: Mr Jorge Marques dos Santos (CEN), Mr Topič (CENELEC);
Policy: Mr Scott Steedman (CEN), Mr Doede Bakker (CENELEC;
Technical : Mrs Gudrún Rögnvaldardóttir (CEN), Mr Uwe Kampet (CENELEC).

Secretary: Elena Santiago Cid, CEN and CENELEC Director General

Meetings

The PC meets at least twice each year and reports to the Administrative Boards of both CEN and CENELEC.