Dr. Thorsten Gantevoort

Dr. Thorsten Gantevoort

Dr. Thorsten Gantevoort

Head of Certification Body | TUV Rheinland | Germany

Thorsten Gantevoort has been renowned for his expertise in  the field of  safety of machines and plants for many years, with more than 30 presentations on conferences globally and publication on multiple professional journals. He also holds various workshops and trainings worldwide regarding the topic of Functional Safety and the standards EN 954-1, IEC 61508, IEC 62061 and EN ISO 13849-1.

Professional Assessment

  • Safety components and safeguards at machinery and plants
  • PLC, Configurable and programmable controllers for safety-related applications
  • Electro-mechanical components, relays with forcibly guided contacts
  • Technical assistance concerning general questions related to functional safety and safety concepts
  • Functional Safety, calculation of safety related parameters according to IEC 61508, IEC 62061, ISO 13849-1
  • Safety Instrumented Systems (loops) according to EN ISO 13849, IEC 62061 and IEC 61511
  • Deputy Head of Certification Body, Inspection Body and Test Lab of TÜV Rheinland, A-FS

Committees

  • Member of German committee for EN ISO 13849-1/-2
  • Member of committee of EN 50156