Accredia’s activities are defined by transparency of the decision-making process and the sharing of objectives and policy strategies through flexible and balanced management.
The Assembly, being the meeting of members, constitutes Accredia’s policy direction body.
The Directive Council is responsible for the management of Accredia.
The Executive Committee has the task of studying the areas of competence of the Directive Council, preparing resolutions, and, in particular those related to administration and management.
The Board of Auditors effects accountancy controls, compliance with laws and the statute, adherence to the principles of just administration and all legal matters concerning the Board of Auditors of limited companies.
The Committee of Accreditation operates in the field of accreditation, respecting principles of technical competence and following the modality functions as given under the general regulations as well as remaining in compliance with internal procedures. The Committee is divided into one Committee for Accreditation Activity and some Sector Accreditation Committees.
Committee for Accreditation Activity
Sector Accreditiation Committee Certification and Inspection
Sector Accreditation Committee Agri-Food
Sector Accreditation Committee Testing Laboratories
Sector Accreditation Committee Calibration Laboratories
Sector Accreditation Committee Regulated Activities
Sector Accreditation Committee Construction products
The function of the Steering and Guarantee Committee is to express the opinions and contributions of the Members; to express proposals by other subjects involved in accreditation activities and to formulate operative policies and to make sure that the accreditation body is functioning well.
Public Administration, public bodies and public research bodies
Organizations representing producers of goods and services and other operators
Associations of accredited bodies
National standardisation bodies, consumer associations for protection from risks and protection of the environment;suppliers of pubblic utility services and other interested subjects
The committee functions within the ambit of the Directive Council, ensuring coordination between Accredia and Public Administrations involved in Accredia’s activities and technical standardization bodies.
The task of the Appeals Commission is to examine and deliberate on appeals that have been presented against deliberations taken regarding accreditation.
The Board of Arbitrators examines and decides, with justified and irrevocable provisions, with regard to disputes which are submitted for its attention by Members or by Accredia’s President, concerning the interpretation and the application of the present Statute, which may occur among the Members and former Members of Accredia, as well as among Members and institutional bodies.