Mark B.M Ossel is is active member of the board of OSGP Alliance, the global non-profit association dedicated to promoting the adoption of the Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP) and infrastructure for smart grid applications towards a future proof modern smart grid. With a key focus on security, smart metering, smart grid, grid analytics, distribution network management and smart cities our members, including utilities, hardware manufacturers, service providers and system integrators, all share a common goal and vision: promoting open standards for energy demand side management, smart grid and smart metering systems.
In addition, Mark is an active member in ETSI, various CEN/CENELEC Technical commitees (TC13, TC57), ESMIG and member European Commission Steeringboard Taskforce Smart Grid.
He was selected in 2015 as one of top 40 most influencial people in Europe by Metering International.
Mark has a background of more then 20 years in various management functions in the Information & Communication Technology market (Unisys), before he became involved in energy management, smart metering and Smart Grids in 2001 at Echelon, which evolved into NES Corporation, as VP emerging markets.