Annual report 2017
Solutions for challenges of the future
The board sets NEN's general policy and strategic objectives and ensures their fulfillment.
dr. ir. Peter Blauwhoff
drs. Marianne Acampo
ir. Wim Schimmel
ir. Joop van Oosten
ir. Paul Coebergh van den Braak
drs. Kees van der Waaij
Michaël van Straalen
The general manager and the management team are responsible for drawing up strategic and operational plans and their implementation.
Manager Elektro & ICT
BU Manager Standards
Jappe van der Zwan
BU Manager Standards, Products & Services
Senior Manager Standardization
Henny de Wit
Peter van Dongen
Manager Finance en Control ad interim
Foundation & Office Structure
Standards and Electrotechnology & IT are the departments that support drawing up standards and are responsible for the certification schemes. Standards Products & Services is responsible for issuing and promoting standards and related products (such as training courses) to encourage the use of standards.
Our network continues to grow, the number of standard committees and committee members has risen again.
Secretariats led by NEN
The number of secretariats has decreased.
The number of standards specific for the Netherlands is steadily decreasing, however, the number of European and international standards is growing.
Of the 2527 new and revised standards there are 778 international standards, 1696 European and 53 national.
NEN also publishes other documents, for instance the Hazardous Substances Publication Series (PGS) and HKZ-schemes.
Selection new standards 2017
NTA 8220:2017 nl
Assessment of electrical equipment on fire hazard
NPR 5310:2017 nl
Netherlands interpretation guide for NEN 1010
NEN-EN 15224:2017 nl
Quality management systems - EN ISO 9001:2015 for healthcare
NTA 8003:2017 nl
Classification of biomass for energy recovery
NEN-EN-ISO/IEC 27001:2017 nl
Information technology - Security techniques - Information security management systems - Requirements
NEN always seeks interaction with clients, committee members, partners and other stakeholders. In differents ways and different channels.
NEN organises several small and big events each year. In 2017 NEN received
4137 visitors at
A small selection of the events:
World Standards Day
During the annual celebration of World Standards Day in 2017 NEN introduced the NENnovation Award for the first time.
This biennially international event attracts visitors from all over the world.
Impact new NEN 7510
Visitors learned all about the revised standard for information security management in healthcare, NEN 7510.
NEN is active op several social media platforms. The number of followers increased in 2017.
1894 followers on Twitter
4005 followers on Linkedin.
NENMagazine is the magazine for committee members, government and policy makers.
Print - 2 editions a year
Online - 4 editions a year
NEN offers training courses in all sectors. The top 3 in 2017:
Changes within NEN 1010
NEN 2767: condition assessment meting of buildings, methodology
NEN 1010: Basics medically used spaces
The number of participants in classroom based and e-learning courses has decreased compared to 2016. The number of participants for in-company training courses has increased by 9%.
participants classroom based
participants in-company training
Products and services
Sold standards, licenses and bestsellers.
NUMBER OF LICENCES
Code of practice
Quality management-systems - Requirements
Low voltage electrical installations
Information security in healthcare
Management systems information security
NEN is open and transparant about its activities and goals in the area of CSR. We stimulate the use of the international guideline ISO 26000. But we also examine ourselves to see what we can improve, not only as an employer, but also in our use of energy and resources.
Electric driving & chargepoints
NEN has seven chargepoints for electric cars. Two of them can be used by the public (payment required).
NEN has one fully electric car that can be used by employees for meetings with clients at other locations.
In 2017 NEN reduced the use of electricity by 17,34%.
NEN has installed sensors to detect the use of spaces. Rooms that have not been used are not cleaned, which results in savings in water and energy consumption.
Employees can attend training days and workshops organized by NENAcademy. In addition, inspiration sessions are organized on a variety of topics and best practices.