Main Activities


Main Activities

European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting (EWF)

  • Past President
  • EWF Lead Assessor
International Institute of Welding (IIW)
  • Member IIW Commission XIV: “Education and Training”
  • Member IIW Commission XVIII: “Quality Management in Welding and Allied Provesses”
  • Member IIW WG-STAND

IIW – IAB the International Authorisation Board of the International Institute of Welding

  • Member of the IAB Board of Directors
  • Chairman IAB Group A: “Education and Training”
  • Member IAB Group B: “Authorisation and Qualification”
  • IIW Lead Assessor
Dutch Standards Committee (NEN)
  • Member and past Chairman of the Dutch Standards Committee 341 008 “Welding”

Comité Européenne de Normalisation (CEN)

  • Member of CEN (Comité Européenne de Normalisation): TC 121, Welding

International Standards Organisation (ISO)

  • Member of ISO (International Standards Organisation): TC 44, Welding (SC 10 and 11)
  • Past chairman of  ISO/TC 44/SC 11/WG2 (update of the EN-ISO 14731)

Other organistations

  • Secretary of the Association “IWCR” (Independent Welding Consultants Register)
  • Honorary member (past secretary) of the Association “KINT” (Dutch Association for Quality, Inspection and Non-destructive Techniques)
  • Honorary member (past secretary) of the “Lastechnische Discussiegroep Rotterdam, LDR” (Welding Discussion group Rotterdam)
  • Member of the Governing Board of the Netherlands Institute of Welding (NIL)