Eurolab: Accreditation and standardisation weekly notice (19)
- Mr. Matt Gantley, Chief Executive of UKAS, has been appointed as the new Chair of the IAF CertSearch Database Management Committee (DMC) effective 01 May 2021.
- Elections will be held shortly for the positions of IAF Vice Chair and IAF Technical Committee Chair. The candidates for IAF Vice Chair are Mr. Wolfram Hartmann (DAkkS), Ms. Lori Gillespie (ANAB) and Mr. Rajesh Maheshwari (NABCB). The candidates for TC Chair are Mr. Kevin Belson (UKAS) and Ms. Nathalie Saveant (COFRAC).
EA has informed its members on the ruling of the European Court of Justice on Regulation 765. The ruling was in favor of ACCREDIA and the European accreditation system regarding accreditation of European CABs by non-EA accreditation bodies. The full text of the ECJ ruling is at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:62020CJ0142