At its 2nd meeting on 20 April 2015, INGRESS Delegates elected Ms Stina Wallström, Teknikföretagen (Sweden), as Chairman of INGRESS and Mr. Jos van Vroonhoven, Philips/COCIR (the Netherlands).
Stina Wallström has a PhD in polymer technology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Since 2012 she is Deputy Manager at Teknikföretagen. As such she is representing 3700 engineering companies in Sweden in matters regarding standardisation, product safety and market surveillance. She is also the spokesperson for Teknikföretagen in the ongoing negotiations for a trade agreement between EU and the US. Stina was recruited to Teknikföretagen from Swedish Standards Institute, where she was working as project manager in charge of global standardisation projects.
Stina Wallström is chairperson of Orgalime Standardisation Policy Task Force and the Orgalime representative in CEN Technical Board. In Sweden she is vice chair of the Council of SEK (the Swedish member of CENELEC), project manager for the development of a Swedish national strategy for standardisation and a member of the advisory council of the Swedish National Electrical Safety Board.
Contact information: chairman (at) ingress1025.eu
Jos van Vroonhoven (1963) is Senior Manager Standardisation for Philips Healthcare. He is with Philips for 25+ years and has held previous positions in research and product development. He has obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Eindhoven University of Technology. He is involved in IEC and ISO standards activities in the medical device domain since 2007 and is currently the chairman of the Netherlands national committee (NEN) for medical electrical equipment and of the COCIR Standardisation Policy Focus Group.
Contact: vicechairman (at) ingress1025.eu