Susan LK Briggs, ISO TC207 Convenor for the revision of ISO14001, International Standards Organization (ISO)
Susan L.K. Briggs is known nationally and internationally for her work developing and implementing Environment, Health and Safety Management Systems in large complex organizations in the aerospace/defense and research & development sectors.
She is the Chairperson of both the U.S. Technical Advisory Group on Environmental Management and its EMS subcommittee. With her US colleagues, she developed and negotiated US positions during the 2004 revision of ISO 14001/14004.
Susan served on the ANSI-ASQ Accreditation Council overseeing the accreditation of certification bodies in the U.S.
She is a member of the ISO Joint Technical Coordination Group task force that wrote ‘Annex SL’, ISO’s core management system requirements and the related guidance now used in all ISO management systems standards.
It is this unique set of experiences that enabled her to be elected to the leadership role of Convener of ISO’s international working group responsible for the 2015 revision of ISO 14001. She has led the international group over the past three years and has just completed the Final Draft International Standard.
Susan graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor degree in Natural Science, concentrating in environmental science and statistics.