Presidential Council

The Presidential Council of the Austrian Standards International is the main specialized consultative body of the Association.

The consultations primarily relate to economic policy and strategic issues, including specialized topics, future developments and changes in the environment and their potential impact on the Association's field of activities.

The Presidential Council set up the Committee for Construction Rules.

 

Members of the Presidential Council

Clemens Martin Auer

Head of division at the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection (BMASGK)

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Brigitte Bach

Head of Telecommunications and New Business Fields division of Wien Energie

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Peter Bauer

Professor of structural design at the TU Wien

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Othmar Berner

President of the Federal Trade Organization of Roofers, Glaziers and Tinsmiths

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Christian Binder

Chief Product Owner Business, Hutchison Drei Austria

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Josef Breiter

Vice-president of the Lower Austrian Chamber of Commerce

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Eva Czernohorszky

Head of Technology Services department of the Vienna Business Agency (VBA)

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Peter Diatel

Chairman Technical Committee of the Austrian Industrial Gases Association (ÖIGV)

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Arno Ebner

Head of Division III – Consumer Policy of the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection

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Eva Maria Eichinger-Vill

Partner at VILL ZT

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Urs Fischer

CEO, Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV)

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Werner Fischer

Head of Standardization & Regulation Management at Siemens AG Austria

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Susanne Formanek

Managing director of GrünstattGrau Forschungs- und Innovations GmbH

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Christian Gabriel

Head of standardization department of the Austrian Electrotechnical Association (OVE)

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Richard Gauss

Director for Financial Management in the Administrative Group for Social Affairs, Public Health and Sports in the City of Vienna

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Stefan Haas

CEO of TÜV AUSTRIA

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Martin Haidvogl

Head of public administration of the City of Graz

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Michael Heiss

Principal Consultant for Digital Enterprise, Siemens AG Österreich

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Gregor Herzog

CEO of GS1 Austria

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Christian Holzer

Head of Directorate-General for Waste Management, Chemicals Policy and Environmental Technology at the Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism

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Gerhard Hrebicek

Founder and president of the European Brand Institute

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Wolfgang Hribernik

Head of Center for Energy at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)

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Günter Idinger

Managing director of Eaton Industries Austria

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Brigitte Jank

President of the Austrian Sports Federation for the Disabled (ÖBSV)

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Bernhard Jarolim

Head of the competence centre for construction research, building regulations, engineering services and standards in the Executive Group for Construction and Technology of Vienna’s Chief Executive Office

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Reinhard Kainz

Director of the Trade and Crafts Section of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

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Konstantinos Karachalios

Managing Director of the IEEE Standards Association

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Mariana Karepova

President of the Austrian Patent Office

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Andreas Mörk

Director of the Industrial Section of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

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Alexander Petsche

Lawyer and partner in the law firm Baker & McKenzie

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Alexander Poledna

Head of Intellectual Property Rights, Standards & Journals, Corporate Research (SF), voestalpine Stahl GmbH

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Andreas Reichhardt

Head of Division III - Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism

Jean-Marie Reiff

Director of the Luxembourg Institute of Standardization, Accreditation, Security and Product and Service Quality

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Helmut Richter

Plastics technology and environmental engineering at the Testing Centre of Technologisches Gewerbemuseum (TGM)

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Mercedes Ritschl

Legal policy expert at the Federation of Austrian Industry

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Konrad Scheiber

CEO of Quality Austria Trainings- Zertifizierungs- und Begutachtungs GmbH

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Andreas Schmidt

President of Austrolab

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Walter Schwartz

Attorney-at-law and senior partner of the law firm SHMP Schwartz Huber-Medek Pallitsch Rechtsanwälte GmbH

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Christian R. Schweiger

Specialist for medical and chemical laboratory diagnostics, Vienna General Hospital/Medical University Campus

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Sabine Seidler

Director of TU Wien

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Regina Sommer

Professor habilitated in water and food hygiene at the Medical University of Vienna

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Roland Sommer

Managing director of the association "Industry 4.0 Austria - The Platform for Smart Production"

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Walter Steinacker

Provincial Construction Director at the Office of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria

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Martin Ewald Steinhäufl

Managing director of Schlosserei Martin Steinhäufl

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Heidrun Strohmeyer

Chief Digital Officer of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

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Mark Topal-Gökceli

Head of Rail System Engineering and Operations department of ÖBB Holding AG

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Bogdan Topić

President of SIST, the Slovenian Institute for Standardization

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Ernst Tüchler

Economic expert, economics department of the Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB)

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Heinz Wanda

Freelance consultant

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Sonja Wiesholzer

Head of Design, Operation and Environment Department at the Federal Ministry of Climate Action

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Lothar Wiltschek

Lawyer

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Christoph Winterhalter

Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN)

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Klaus Wittig

Head of Safety Testing Centre of the Austrian Workers' Compensation Board (AUVA) 

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Markus Wolf

European and International Family and Youth Policy Unit of the Federal Chancellery

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