Indonesia Exports Support
Expertise mission on Regulations, Standards and Conformity Assessment for Consumer Electronics.
EQI Needs of the Conformity Assessment Bodies (Testing and Certification Bodies) of the Ministry of Industry to Support Exports to the EU and ASEAN.
The overall objective of the EU-Indonesian Trade Support Programme II (TSP2) is to facilitate the further integration of Indonesia into the international trading system by upgrading the Export Quality Infrastructure (EQI) that supports its access to international markets.
Modernization of the Russian Economy through Harmonization and adoption of EU standards
TeamLeader for the project: Modernization of the Russian Economy through Harmonization of EU – RF standards.
To facilitate trade and to support closer economic relations between the Russian Federation and the European Union in the context of the Common Economic Space.
1. Increase the use of voluntary standards in a regulatory context with a view to strengthen competitiveness and innovation;
2. Promote development and application of international and European standards;
3. Approximate EU and Russia modalities and procedures for the use of standards in a regulatory context with a view of facilitating market access.
EU standards in Ukraine for ACAAs
High level support for negotiation of a 45 Mi € SPSP programme on Standards and Technical Regulations / Institutional Building for technical regulations reform strategies for a EU finance investment program in Ukraine.
Accompanying reform and upgrade of the standardization, conformity assessment, market surveillance and quality infrastructure before targeting ACAAs with EU and following signature of the WTO agreement with Ukraine.
Program Beneficiary: Ministry of Economy and Ukrainian "GOSSTANDARD" organisations, industries and companies, enterprise associations, consumer associations, ...
Modernization of Turkmenistan Economy
European Commission expertise in Turkmenistan: policy advice support action through technical assistance for the upgrade of standardization, regulatory, technological, legislative, methodological aspects on regulated markets.
Projects/programs pre-identification and donors identification, technical assistance and large investment framework design for supporting a national strategy and policy as regards introducing internationally accepted standards, regulations and practices.
Objectives of the project:
Linking Research, Standardization and Industry
Long-term Management responsibilities and Expertise in Regulatory sector and Technical Regulations with various stakeholders of the market, Authorities, Governmental services, Certification Authorities, Conformity Assessment Bodies. Worked at EU level, country level (France, Germany, and many candidate countries or EU regulations adopting countries: Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan Romania, Latvia, Morocco, Turkey). Developed the EU Telematics Certification Authority in the European Commission’s project GST-Certecs http://www.gstforum.org/. Technical Regulations transformation. Has been involved in the IPv6 Task Force and for the starting of the EU project on IPv6 Networks certification programme of EU with China, Russia and Brazil national Research Centers, GO4IT. Expert on behalf of ETSI in the FP7 project CuteLoop targeting the development and making available to new market segments of Internet of things concepts through Integrated Enterprise approaches using RFID, GNSS and networking techs
Investment Program Formulation In Tunisia
European Commission expert in Tunisia: policy support action through technical assistance for the upgrade of regulatory, technological, legislative, methodological aspects on regulated markets in E. U. partner countries.
Projects/programs formulation for large investment projects and related technical assistance in the framework of ACAAs (Agreements on conformity assessment and acceptance of industrial products)
Programme d’appui à la facilitation de l’accès au marché, notamment par la modernisation des entreprises industrielles Tunisiennes et la préparation d’accords en matière d’évaluation de la conformité (ACAA).
Industrial Reforms Strategy in Algeria
European Commission Expert mandated for strategic support and road-map design on Technical Regulations project for the Ministry of Industry - IANOR - regarding the Standards and Certification Institute of Algeria on Standardisation, Quality Management, Conformity Assessment, Metrology and Accreditation matters for the Algerian government for targeting a common integrated market with EU and WTO listing, seminars and management training on New and Global Approach.
Objectifs généraux :
élaboration et mise en œuvre de politiques et stratégies industrielles en particulier dans les segments porteurs de croissance.
renforcer le cadre et les capacités institutionnels des organismes liés au Ministère de l’Industrie.
Algerian National Decree for the Product Safety
Algeria: Ministry of Commerce
Drafting the Algerian National Decree for the Product Safety, equivalent to the European General Product Safety Directive.
Legislation architecture and detailed writing in conformity with the recent Law on Consumers protection.
EU technical regulations in Azerbaijan
Drafting a Twinning project fiche for Standardisation, Quality Management, Conformity Assessment, Metrology and Accreditation related project twinning drafting for Azerbaijani governmental organisations for targeting EU technical regulations acquis adoption . Coordination of the Feasibility project on the Metrology and conformity testing campus for Azerbaijan with EU or other donor funding Support to Azerbaijan governmental organisation SASMP for negotiating AidCo –EUROPEAID projects in the ENP framework
Market Surveillance Strategy Turkey
Market Surveillance Strategy Implementation for Turkey, Laboratories accreditation support for the practical implementation of 17025.
Measurement techniques trainings, accreditation oriented quality system implementation with documentation and procedures production, coordination of all the contract stakeholders involved in building and integrating the laboratories.
Several additional missions for the Quality Infrastructure Development in Turkey Programme managed by CEN in Ankara: 17025, Standards, Metrology, Audits. http://www.quality-turkey.org/exc/index.htm
Investment Support 18 economic sectors Turkey
Project Director for EC projects in 18 economical sectors audited in Turkey to be funded with MEDA/Phare co-investment projects in order to transpose EU Regulations (New Approach and Global Approach), managing a team of 16 experts.
The 18 sectors are:
EU-Turkey R&TTE Directive
Implementation of EU-Turkey Agreements on Removal of and Technical Barriers for Free Trade for the Telecommunications Sector, legislative support for R&TTE implementation
- telecommunication Directives related laboratories implementation in Turkey and technical and regulatory support to Turkish Administrations for the deployment and implementation of EU Directives
Institutional Building Telecom Authority Turkey
Turkey’s Telecom Authority TK Institutional Building : New Approach and Global Approach trainings and technical assistance to test laboratories , Detecon-TK-IB contract
Implementation of EU-Turkey Agreements on Removal of and Technical Barriers for Free Trade for the Telecommunications Sector, legislative support for R&TTE implementation, drafting of investment and twinning project fiches for Turkey – EU cooperation
Deregulation Russian Economy
European Commission expert delegated to Russia for the Deregulation of the Russian Economy project partnership with IMC-Consult and Tezaurus - NISSIP):
Technical Regulations Reform Moldova
Project Director for an EU Phare project on technical legislation related to standards, accreditation, conformity assessment, safety of products, surveillance functions and responsibility of manufacturers on various sectors in Moldova: food and agriculture products, tobacco, household electric appliances, petrol products.
Further development of the Latvian national metrology, quality assurance system in accordance with the national acquis and economic policy during the preparation for accession to EU.
Developed for SONY Corp an international database for monitoring in 9 blocks of countries worldwide the market access regulations for legal, technical, commercial regulations products risk management.
Executive consultancy test & cert
Audited, reorganized and supported with EU laboratories new certification and testing services in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Japan for a major conformity assessment WW group (Bureau Veritas), its Asia subsidiaries including business development and competence management support.
Laboratory partnership and take-over options for product certification and CE Marking for electronics, telecom and electrical products, household equipment, chemicals, electronic components, medical devices
Technical Assistance for Conformity Assessment Bodies in Bulgaria
Ensure the provision of adequate services to industry by conformity assessment bodies (CABs), standardisation and metrology institutes:
ICT market Romania
Analysis of developing investment potential in the Romanian ICT market for European major ICT companies (relating to smart cards, e-banking, e-governance, GSM-UMTS, Ipv6).
EU-India Capacity-building Initiative for Trade Development
EU-India Capacity-building Initiative for Trade Development
Formulate an MSTQ programme based on EU technical regulations concepts for the EU-India Capacity-building Initiative for Trade Development (CITD) with maximum impact, taking into account priorities set out by the beneficiary country and EC relevant Directorates. Build on the work done and lessons learned during the previous TIDP project, the evaluation, programming and identification phase –validate the proposed project objectives, purpose, expected results and main activities, project organisation and management and implementation modalities. Sectors: Accreditation, Standards and Technical Regulations, Conformity Assessment, Market Surveillance
Drafting TORs for Algeria ACAAs
Algeria: Institute of Standards and Technical Regulations
Ministry of Industry: strategy definition for reforms in MSTQ for the Institute of Standards and Technical Regulations,
Support for the upgrade of activities for targeting ACAAs (Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of industrial products with EU) and management of 4 other experts in drafting 18 ToRs for upgrading the Algerian national quality and regulation infrastructure.
Russia Deregulation of Economy
International Senior expert on Deregulation of the Russian Economy project partnership with IMC-Consult and Tezaurus - NISSIP); technical barriers to trade, risk management, Standardisation, Quality Infrastructure, review of regulations for reforming Conformity Assessment policies (implementation of the New Law on Technical Regulations. Exchange of experience on EU’s New and Global Approach mechanisms (the McMillan Initiative).
WorldWide Quality Infrastructure services
Audited regulatory Institutions, reorganised their structures and service catalogues in accordance with Accreditation and Quality Systems for products and systems certification. 2002: Audited, reorganized and supported with EU laboratories new Certification and testing services in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, for a major Conformity Assessment WW group, its Asia subsidiaries including business development and competence management support. Developed for SONY Corp an international database for monitoring in 9 blocks of countries worldwide the market access regulations for legal, technical, commercial regulations.
1. Participated in 1995 and 1996 on the writing of the new French Law on Telecom Regulation, Conformity Assessment of industrial products and Market Surveillance within governmental working groups.
2. Managed the Market Surveillance laboratory for TTE and R&TTE Directive for testing and inspection on behalf of the French government authorities and industry professional unions or Consumer Unions.
3. Created the French subsidiaries of RW-TUV (TUV-Mitte) - CETECOM - , created and implemented subsidiaries in China, HK, Taiwan, … for building Conformity Assessment of industrial products (type approval) and CE marking technical platforms projects on telecom testing labs.
4. Started up and managed laboratories in testing, certification and training for Quality Management; technical assistance; performed negotiations with external laboratories for international development of the CETECOM WORLD-WIDE NETWORK concept (Europe, USA, Asia).Integrated through acquisition and developed further D’Hermy Conseil, a renowned French company specialised for 24 years in ISO 9000 , quality processes, training methodologies, progressed to ISO 14000, human resources certification, private certification, automotive industry Quality Standards QS 9000. Created a new TUV company in France, CTR for technical support and consultancy.
Overall consultancy profile
1. Key qualifications:
o International Senior Adviser consultant with an MBA and more than 18 years of extensive professional experience in Technical Regulations, Quality Infrastructure, Conformity Assessment and Market Surveillance according to the New & Global Approach and WTO.
o Long-term and part-time expert ETSI: European Standards Organisation (still on board).
o Formerly Managing Director and CEO of several TÜV companies, EU certification and marking expertize, Conformity Assessment, Market Surveillance, Quality Management, Technical Assistance in Western Europe, USA, China, Russia, Taiwan.
o Developed joint-ventures with Chinese State conformity/certification labs and CCIB conforming to ISO Guide 25 and EN 45001 (previous versions of ISO-17025) for the Chinese CCC mark and for the CE Marking.
o Programmes Manager on Conformity Assessment at EOTC (European Organisation for Testing and Certification) created by the EC for the promotion of the New and Global Approach, CE marking and harmonization of standards/Technical Regulations in the EU.
o Set up full testing laboratories in Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Morocco, Turkey, Taiwan, USA, Korea for an overall labs budget of more than 100 mi €, from identification, design, drafting of ToRs, negotiations, provisioning, evaluation, validation to overall engineering support.
o Provide assistance in several countries for preparation of ACAAs (Agreements on acceptance of Conformity Assessment of industrial products between EU and other countries developing strong economic relations with the EU) or WTO pre-post support.