Chairman

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Jan Deconinck, PROSAFE ChairJan Deconinck is the current Chairman of PROSAFE. As the Head of Directorate Quality and Safety of the Belgian Ministry for Economic Affairs, Jan is responsible for consumer safety, public safety and metrology. He holds a masters degree in mechanical and electrotechnical engineering from Brussels Free University (VUB-1988).

As a market surveillance official, he has been active since 1996 on a wide scope of subjects including general product safety, safety of toys, safety of services, safety of lifts and the safety of gas distribution and transportation (pipelines). In 2003, he became the senior advisor on consumer safety to the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister.

Mr Deconinck's professional activity is enhanced by holding also other responsibilities: the National Data Base Administrator of the European Injury Database, the Coordinator of the Belgian Central Contact Point for Consumer Safety and an active member of the (Belgian) National Council for Accreditation and Certification.
As Chairman, Jan Deconinck is representing PROSAFE in various international fora and meetings.

Board Minutes

2014 Meetings

2014  

The first meeting took place on 17 February 2014 in Brussels in conjuntion with the Launch Event of the Joint Actions 2013. For the Minutes please click here.

2013 Meetings

2013

The first meeting took place on 19 February 2013 in Brussels in conjuntion with the Launch Event of the Joint Actions 2012. For the Minutes please click here.

2012 Meetings

2012

The fourth meeting took place on 5 November 2012 in Bonn in conjuntion with the Launch Event of the Joint Actions 2011. For the Minutes please click here.