Since 1 February 2013, DDr. Elisabeth Stampfl-Blaha has been the Managing Director of Austrian Standards. She has been working at Austrian Standards since 1988, first as Head of International Relations, Law and Organization and Human Resources; in 1998 she was appointed Deputy Managing Director.
From 2012 to 2016, she has been Vice President Technical Management of the International Organization for Standardization ISO at which she already served on the Council from 2004 to 2006. From 1990 to 2013 she has been a member of the Administrative Board of the European Committee for Standardization CEN and was from 1990 to 1999 a member of the Technical Board.
She studied in Vienna and Lausanne and, among others, worked as a research fellow at the Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. She holds a doctor’s degree both in Law and in Economics.
Elisabeth Stampfl-Blaha was awarded the Decoration of Merit in Gold of the Republic of Austria in 1996, is the author of specialized publications, teaches at the University of Linz, the Law Department of the University of Vienna and at the Danube University Krems and is a consultant for projects in Central and Eastern Europe.