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 as well as relevant specialized topics, future developments as well as changes in the environment and their potential impact on the Association’s field of activities.
The Presidential Council set up a committee on technical specifications and building regulations, a committee on consumer protection and a committee on research, innovation and standardisation.
Members presidential council
Clemens Martin Auer
Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection
Chairman Technical Committee of the Austrian Industrial Gases Association (ÖIGV)
Head of Division III – Consumer Policy of the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection
Managing Director, Austrian Council for Research, Science, Innovation and Technology Development
Head of the competence centre for construction research, building regulations, engineering services and standards at the Chief Executive Office of the City of Vienna
Director of the Trade and Crafts Section of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
Head of Directorate I/B as well as the Department of Part-time Vocational Schools and Pre-Vocational Schools of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research
Head of Intellectual Property Rights, Standards & Journals, Corporate Research (SF), Voestalpine Stahl GmbH
Heinz Polsterer ist Leiter des Bereichs Standardisierung, IPR-Management und Open Source Compliance im Technologiebereich der Deutschen Telekom.
Head of Division III - Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism
Director of the Luxembourg Institute of Standardization, Accreditation, Security and Product and Service Quality
Plastics technology and environmental engineering at the Testing Centre of Technologisches Gewerbemuseum (TGM)
Attorney-at-law and senior partner of the law firm SHMP Schwartz Huber-Medek Pallitsch Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Christian R. Schweiger
Specialist for medical and chemical laboratory diagnostics, Vienna General Hospital/Medical University Campus
Professor habilitated in water and food hygiene at the Medical University of Vienna
Managing director of the association "Industry 4.0 Austria - The Platform for Smart Production"
Provincial Construction Director at the Office of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria
Head of Rail System Engineering and Operations department of ÖBB Holding AG
Head of Design, Operation and Environment Department at the Federal Ministry of Climate Action
Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN)
Head of Safety Testing Centre of the Austrian Workers' Compensation Board (AUVA)