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Director of the International Liaison and Communication Department

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As Director of the BIPM's International Liaison and Communication Department, Andy is part of the BIPM's Management Team, with a role focusing on the 30 or so other intergovernmental or international organizations with which the BIPM has a relationship, most notably OIML, ILAC and ISO, and other quality infrastructure players participating in INetQI (and its predecessor DCMAS).

He also leads the communications team, including responsibility for the BIPM website, publications (including translation service and library), and the journal Metrologia. His other key role is representing the BIPM internationally, and supporting the BIPM Director and the CIPM on a wide variety of matters, the most prominent of which is, at the moment, our strategy development.

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Selected publications

  • The CIPM MRA: past, present and future

    Also available in Spanish:
    El Acuerdo de Reconocimiento Mutuo del Comité Internacional de Pesas y Medidas (ARM-CIPM): pasado, presente y futuro

  • Economic impact of equivalence of measurement standards
      Usuda T, Henson A
      Measure, 2012, 7(1), 62-70

  • The European Metrology Research Programme in Action
      Henson A, Kühne M, Erard L,
      Measure, 2009, 4(4), 26-33

  • Reactive metrology or proactive metrology – Which approach will best meet the grand challenge of sustainable development?
      Henson A, Redgrave F
      Proc. XVIII IMEKO World Congress (17-22 September 2006), 2006
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