Elena Santiago Cid
Director General of CEN and CENELEC
Elena is responsible for overall leadership and management of the organizations according to the strategic directions set by the Governance. She maintains the central position of CEN and CENELEC in the European Standardization System and is also the main contact person for the Officers.
Director, Market Perspectives and Innovation
Ashok’s role is to ensure uptake of new standardization opportunities and to promote CEN and CENELEC standards and standardization model beyond the EU market.
Director, Standardization and Digital Solutions
Cinzia acts as Secretary to the CEN and CENELEC Technical Boards and is responsible for overall support to development of standards and their smart delivery.
Director, Strategy and Governance
Sarah supports and monitors the implementation of CEN and CENELEC strategy. She supports the governance and acts as Secretary to the Policy Groups. She is responsible for the corporate legal housekeeping, membership matters (including MRMC) and the provision of legal advice as well as for the overall CCMC communication and provision of system intelligence to our customers.
Customer Solution Manager – EU/EFTA - Policy & Stakeholders Engagement
Andreea is the reference point of contact for EU/EFTA and her role is to coordinate the CEN and CENELEC engagement with policymakers and Partners.
Customer Solution Manager – MEMBERS - Technical Boards
Alberto is the contact person for Members and represents their interest in activities related to Regulation 1025/2012. He also supports development and implementation of Technical Policy.
Customer Solution Manager - INDUSTRY - Electrotechnology
Geert’s role is to accompany Industry in their involvement with CEN and CENELEC technical bodies and to ensure coherence between standards and European legislation (harmonized standards). He is also the contact point for standardization activities in the Electrotechnology & ICT fields.
Key contacts for specific topics
Head of Department - Infrastructure
Patrick is responsible for CEN and CENELEC financial affairs, working & meeting facilities and IT solutions & infrastructure.
Head of Department - Talents and Performance
Isabel supports the Director General Committee to attract, retain and develop CCMC’s human capital, facilitating individual potential and performance management whilst fostering teams’ synergies.
Customer Service Specialist ‘Manufacturing’
Gonçalo’s role is to foster close relationships with Technical Bodies active in the fields of Construction, Mining & Metals, Machinery and Chemicals to ensure timely and successful delivery of solutions to their needs.
Customer Service Specialist ‘Mobility’
Thierry’s role is to foster close relationships with Technical Bodies active in the field of Transport and Vehicles to ensure timely and successful delivery of solutions to their needs.
Customer Service Specialist ‘Energy and living’
Catherine’s role is to foster close relationships with Technical Bodies active in the fields of Energy & Utility, Household appliances & HVAC, Healthcare and Health & Safety, Food & Feed, Consumers, Services and Security & Defence to ensure timely and successful delivery of solutions to their needs.
Account Manager - IT
Eric is responsible for the IT solutions and infrastructure, ensuring coherence within the system.
Account Manager - Finance
Bertrand is responsible for financial aspects of contracts with EC/EFTA, accounting and financial reporting for CEN and CENELEC.