Who is SESEC 3?
Dr Betty XU was born in China and got her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Shandong University of China, majored in Electrical Engineering. She then got her Doctor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering in The University of Queensland of Australia in 2006.
Dr. Betty Xu had almost 10 years’ experience in industry, first as the software/hardware developer in an IT/Automation Company (from 2000-2002), R&D leader in a big household appliance company (2006-2008), then as the standards drafter, and standardization Director in a giant European electrical equipment manufacturer (2008-2013). Dr. Betty Xu migrated to Australia and had been working for Standards Australia since April 2013.
Dr. Betty Xu also had 8 years’ experience in Standardization and Technical Regulation. She was the drafting leader for several China national Standards and was involved in 2 IEC standards drafting.
Dr. Betty XU specially worked in the standardization area when she was the Standardization and Technical Regulation Director for North East Asia in Siemens Ltd China, from 2008 -2013. Her standardization work was focused on coordinating standardization activities in different areas, different organizations and different TCs. It also covered on promoting IEC and European standards in China, maintaining relevant government contacts to facilitate business, and fostering cooperation between European industry and China governmental ministries.
Dr. Betty Xu was also the Chairperson for Conformity Assessment and Standardization Working Group China of European Chamber of Commerce in China, from 2010-2012.
After working for industry for almost 10 years, Dr. Betty Xu had the chance to work in a national standards developing organization, Standards Australia, in 2013. Where she gained more experience and more understanding of the well-developed economy and its standards development strategy, scheme and process.
Dr. Betty XU was appointed as the “Seconded European Standardization Expert in China” (SECEC III) in August 2014. With her strong industry experience, her rich knowledge in China/European/International standardization, her understanding on Standards developing organization’s operation mechanism and industry requirements, Dr. Betty XU believes that she will well facilitate this SESEC III project and make more achievements with this position.
Ms Mandy Luo, the SESEC assistant, is responsible for service standardization, environmental protection includes echo-design, EPBD, eco-design and labelling, consumer protection (toys and cosmetics), energy efficiency issues and energy management.