Maurice Maes is Head of Standards & Regulations at Signify since 2015, leading the standardization and regulatory activities for Signify worldwide. After graduating in Mathematics from the Nijmegen University, he joined Philips Research in 1987. He obtained his PhD from the Amsterdam University through a thesis on Mathematical Methods for Reflector Design in 1997.
Maurice has over 20 years’ experience in standardization and regulatory matters, having served on boards of various industry alliances and associations. He currently serves as President of the Global Lighting Association and as Vice-President of LightingEurope.
Since the start of the pandemic, Maurice and his team have been actively driving standards to enable the practical use of UV-C, teaming up with experts in the field and educating stakeholders and governmental departments around the globe on the unique benefits of UV-C in battling COVID-19.