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British Standards Institution


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British Standards Institution

British Standards Institution

British Standards Institution

British Standards Institution

STEEDMAN, (Robert) Scott (born 1958), Director of Standards, British Standards Institution, since 2012

THOMAS, Vivian Elliott Sgrifan (born 1932), Chairman, British Standards Institution, 1992–2002

McDOWELL, George Roy Colquhoun (1922 - 2013), Chairman, British Standards Institution, 1985–88

DUNSTAN, Ivan (1930 - 2013), Director-General International, British Standards Institution, 1991–93

ASHLEY, Percy (Walter Llewellyn) (1876 - 1945), Vice-President, British Standards Institution; Chairman of British Rayon Federation and of Central Rayon Office

SPICKERNELL, Derek Garland (1921 - 2009), Chairman, Ritec Ltd, 1987–2004; Director General, British Standards Institution, 1981–86 (Technical Director, 1976–81)

LE MAISTRE, Charles (died 1953), former Chairman of the Executive, British Standards Institution; General Secretary, Internat. Electrotechnical Commn

JOHN, David (Glyndwr) (born 1938), Chairman: BSI Group (formerly British Standards Institution), 2002–12; Royal Society for Asian Affairs, since 2009

PEARSON, Egon Sharpe (1895 - 1980), Professor Emeritus, University of London; Statistical Consultant, British Standards Institution, 1932–77

FOREMAN, Philip (Frank) (1923 - 2013), Member Council, 1986–98, Chairman, 1988–91, and President, 1994–98, British Standards Institution

GREENSMITH, Edward William (1909 - 1995), Deputy President, Executive Board of the British Standards Institution, 1973–79 (Chairman, 1970–73)

BROWN, David (Martin) (born 1950), Chairman, British Standards Institution, since 2012 (non-executive Director, 2010–12)

BINNEY, H(arry) A(ugustus) Roy (1907 - 1999), Director-General, 1951–70, Director-General, International, 1971–72, British Standards Institution; retired

FLETCHER, Paul Thomas (1912 - 1998), Deputy President, British Standards Institution, 1982–89 (Chairman, 1979–82); Consulting Engineer: NNC Ltd, since 1977; BGE Co., Tokyo, since 1986

DAVIS, Chloë Marion (1909 - 2000), Chairman, Consumer Affairs Group of National Organisations, 1973–79; Member: Council on Tribunals, 1970–79; Consumer Standards Advisory Committee of British Standards Institution, 1965–78 (Chairman 1970–73)

 

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An institution founded in 1901, which received a royal charter in 1929. Its function is to formulate technical standards for building, engineering, chemical, textile, and electrical products, etc., ensuring that they maintain a specified quality. Products certified by the BSI are entitled to use the Kitemark logo as a symbol of reliability. Manufacturers who use the Kitemark do so under licence on condition that products are subject to regular inspection. The BSI also operates the European Union's CE certification scheme in the UK for products that come under the relevant EU directives. Apart from maintaining quality and safety standards in this way, the BSI attempts to ensure that the design of goods is restricted to a sensible number of patterns and sizes for one purpose, to avoid unnecessary variety. In this work the BSI collaborates closely with the International Standards Organization.

A subdivision of the group, BSI Management Systems, provides quality assessments of management systems worldwide and advises organizations on how to improve their efficiency, health and safety record, and environmental sustainability.

http://www.bsi-global.com/ Website of the BSI

http://www.bsi-global.com/en/Assessment-and-certification-services/management-systems/ Direct link to BSI Management Systems

Subjects: Business and Management.


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