ISO appoints its new British President

Issue 32 – October 2011

Terry Hill, CBE has been appointed to be the next ISO President following the 34th ISO General Assembly, held in New Delhi, India, 21 to 23 September 2011. Hill, who was nominated by BSI, will be the first British President since 1958 and will lead ISO, ensuring that it continues to support global innovation and deliver a portfolio of market relevant international Standards. In this capacity, Hill will chair the major ISO meetings including its General Assembly and Council. Hill will assume his role as President-Elect from Jan 2012 and formally serve as President of ISO from Jan 2013 to Dec 2014.

Hill has more than 30 years' international experience in civil engineering, creating and implementing infrastructure, and transport strategies. He has spent his working life deeply involved in the sectors where global Standards are most important. He is Chair of Board of Trustees of Arup Group and a Member of the Infrastructure UK Advisory Council.

The unanimous support for Hill's election from all ISO members is recognition of the considerable contribution BSI has made to international standardisation

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