2022 NCSLI Wildhack Award: Andy Henson
Mr Andy Henson, Director of the BIPM International Liaison and Communication Department, is the winner of the 2022 NCSLI Wildhack Award. The award is for outstanding contributions to the field of metrology and measurement science. A full resume of Andy’s achievements can be found on the William A. Wildhack Award page of the NCSLI website.
Andy joined the BIPM in 2010 and became the Director of the International Liaison and Communication Department. He has been the driving force behind many successful projects, including a 25 % expansion in the number of Member States, which now total 64, the successful launch of the BIPM’s Capacity Building and Knowledge Transfer programme, and boosting the recognition of metrology as being central to the international quality infrastructure. A full resume of Andy’s many achievements can be found on the William A. Wildhack Award page of the NCSLI website.
Andy will retire from the BIPM at the end of February 2023 and the award is a fitting tribute to his long and illustrious career. Previous BIPM staff who received the Wildhack Award are Dr Richard Davis (2018) and Professor Andrew Wallard (2009), then Director of the BIPM.