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John Walter led Canada’s standardization network and promoted the effective and efficient use of standardization, enhancing Canada’s economic competitiveness and social well-being. He successfully established standardization as a top strategic priority for the Government of Canada.

John Walter commenced his two-year term as ISO President on January 1, 2018. He served as ISO President-elect in 2017 and ISO Vice-President (policy) in 2014-2016. His duties in these roles included leadership of ISO’s Strategy and Policy Committee, supporting implementation of the ISO Strategic Plan, and ensuring effective stakeholder communication on strategic issues. Mr. Walter continues to support ISO’s Strategy 2016-2020 and to conduct revitalized regional engagement strategies within ISO’s global membership. He has also served as a member of ISO’s Technical Management Board.

Mr. Walter strengthened international standardization by assisting regional organizations such as the Pan American Standards Commission (COPANT) and the Pacific Area Standards Congress (PASC) to set new strategic priorities. He was appointed as an advisor to the China Standardization Expert Committee of the Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of China (SAC).
 

Theme: Multimodal urban transit and society

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NOTEWORTHY

John Walter led Canada’s standardization network and promoted the effective and efficient use of standardization, enhancing Canada’s economic competitiveness and social well-being. He successfully established standardization as a top strategic priority for the Government of Canada.