First Line of Contact 

  • Elena Santiago Cid

    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.

    Contact Elena

  • Ashok Ganesh

    Ashok Ganesh

    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.

    Contact Ashok

  • Cinzia Missiroli

    Cinzia Missiroli

    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.

    Contact Cinzia

  • Sarah Penny

    Sarah Penny

    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.

    Contact Sarah

  • Andreea Gulacsi

    Andreea Gulacsi

    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.

    Contact Andreea

  • Alberto Simeoni

    Alberto Simeoni

    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.

    Contact Alberto

  • Geert Maes

    Geert Maes

    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.

    Contact Geert

  • Key contacts for specific topics

  • Patrick Meert

    Patrick Meert

    Head of Department - Infrastructure

    Patrick is responsible for CEN and CENELEC financial affairs, working & meeting facilities and IT solutions & infrastructure.

    Contact Patrick

  • Isabel Quintana

    Isabel Quintana-Soria

    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.

    Contact Isabel

  • Gonçalo Ascensao

    Gonçalo Ascensao

    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.

    Contact Gonçalo

  • Thierry Legrand

    Thierry Legrand

    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.

    Contact Thierry

  • Catherine Vigneron

    Catherine Vigneron

    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.

    Contact Catherine

  • Eric Cornez

    Eric Cornez

    Account Manager - IT

    Eric is responsible for the IT solutions and infrastructure, ensuring coherence within the system.

    Contact Eric

  • Bertrand Pigneur

    Bertrand Pigneur

    Account Manager - Finance

    Bertrand is responsible for financial aspects of contracts with EC/EFTA, accounting and financial reporting for CEN and CENELEC.

    Contact Bertrand

  • Renée Vander Cammen

    Renée Vander Cammen

    Account Manager - Digital Transformation

    Renée’s role is to streamline and support the CEN and CENELEC contributions to Digital Transformation Project.

    Contact Renée