Matej Žontar is assistant to department manager at SIQ Ljubljana, responsible for technical compliance of SIQ Safety and Electromagnetics department laboratories. From 1995, after graduated electrical engineering at Faculty of Electrical Engineering, he is employed at the institute within the scope of the different task of product testing and certification, quality management systems assessment and training as a key expert on many international projects.
He is national representative and actively participates in the Committee of for Testing Laboratories within the IEC System for Conformity testing and Certification of Electrotechnical Equipment and Components and European scheme for conformity assessment ENEC in the Working group Quality. He is also member of technical board of SIQ and SIST – Slovenian Institute for standardization as well as member of several Technical Comities.
Within the SIQ seminar he will introduce topics of new developments in international approvals through SIQ direct market access together with colleague Melita Štebih as well as performing a risk assessment on household appliances with practical exams.