Gonçalo Ascensão - CEN CENELEC

Gonçalo Ascensăo

Project Manager


Graduated in Environmental Engineering in Coimbra in 2007, Mr Ascensăo joined Reciascensão – Reciclagem de Sucatas, Lda in 2004 as Environmental Manager until 2008. From 2008, he has been working in European organisations such as the European Chemical Regions Network and European Water Partnership.

Mr Ascensăo joined the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre (CCMC) in April 2011 and has since then worked as Project Manager responsible for the coordination and management of European Standardization in the construction sector.  He is in charge of about 80 CEN and CENELEC Technical Committees, including the European Standardization on horizontal matters such ‘Sustainability of Construction Works’, 'Assessment of release of dangerous substances’ and Fire Safety in Buildings.

Gonçalo has an extensive amount of experience in European Standardization and in European Legislation with focus on the Construction Products Regulation and the development of harmonized standards under the CPR.

Furthermore, since 2018 he is the Customer Service Specialist – Manufacturing, leading a team of Project Managers supporting the standardization activities in the areas of Construction, Mechanical Engineering, Chemicals, and Mining and Metals.

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