We are:

The First Swiss Certification Body for Functional Safety and Cyber Security


accredited by the Swiss Accreditation Service (SAS)

for the certification of products and processes demonstrating the adherence to the highest standards for quality, impartiality and confidentiality.

You may see the official registration here.


Experts in Functional Safety and Cyber Security

Co-Writers of the Standards for the Future Automated Systems

More than just applying rules – We create the future ones!

We are the Swiss delegates for the future standards:

  • ISO 21448 ( SOTIF – Safety of the Intended Function for autonomous vehicles)
  • Member of the technical committee TC65 covering IEC 61508 & IEC 62443

Our board members and directors


Amin Amini

Director and Deputy CEO

ISO 26262, OPST and IEC 61508 certified engineer
M.Sc in telecommunication networks and IT security
Expert member of ISO 26262 2ndedition and ISO/PRF PAS 21448 (SOTIF) standardisation group


Prof. Dr. Jean-Phillip Bacher


HEIA-FR technology transfer manager, leading the institute of applied research in energy systems.

Technical background and experience in mechanical engineering, automation and robotics. Current R&D activities in the field of smart building and cities in the context of the energy transition.

Holds Doctorate in technical sciences from EPFL.


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Berns

Chairman of the board of directors

Senior engineer, director of ROSAS, managing director and company owner with more than 35 years experience in systems and safety engineering in aviation (engines, aircrafts), space, power generation (power plants, gas turbines, wind turbines), rail systems, automotive and machinery. Graduated from the Technical University of Munich in aerospace engineering, holds doctorate in engineering


Prof. Jacques Bersier


Deputy director and R&D director of the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, school member of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland. Member of the EUR-ACE label committee, representing the Swiss Agency of Accreditation and Quality Assurance (AAQ). International expert at CTI France.


Hanspeter Ischi

Director and chairman of the advisory board

Former head of the Swiss Accreditation Service SAS, after retirement providing consultation and training in organisational development and conformity assessment in Asia and Europe.


Paul Häring


Partner awr AG für Wirtschaft und Recht; member of several Board of Directors and Audit Committees, financial expert


Jens Henkner


Former responsible manager of EASA 21J and FAR 145 organizations, chief engineer of large commercial aircrafts responsible for certification and safety of fleet and CTO for a large international wind turbine OEM.

Member of AIAA & DGLR and the ASD-STAN working group for drones.


Thierry Lassus


Charismatic entrepreneurial leader with high-energy personality, Thierry has 20 year of railway industry experience and he’s today CEO of ABB Sécheron SA in Geneva. In addition he is also heading the transportation segment for ABB including rail, land, marine and airborne transportation

Our Partners and Network

Partner of ARM's Functional Safety Partnership Program

ARM is a global semiconductor and software design company, with its global headquarters in Cambridgeshire, in the United Kingdom. Arm’s Functional Safety Partnership Program brings together partners in Arm’s broad ecosystem who specialize in the area of functional safety and can reliably support customers with industry-leading functional safety services, tools and training.

We perform our services in favour of our clients, while we maintain a high impartiality, objectivity and credibility.

We will provide services with an excellent performance and quality to our clients which shall be supported by reliable and knowledgeable experts and comprehensive evaluations and inspections of their products, personnel or management systems.

CertX certified products are supposed to fully confirm with and shall meet the highest standards of the respective functional safety and cybersecurity requirements.

CertX certified personnel shall have demonstrated best knowledge and practice within the fields of the trained and certified standards.

CertX certifications of management systems shall demonstrate compliance with the relevant management standards and are effective to support the respective organization in achieving their objectives.

All clients have access to our services independent of their size, financial or any other conditions. We perform our services in a non-discriminatory way. All applicants fulfilling the specific certification criteria will get a certification.

All the information received from clients or by third parties will be treated fully confidential.

Swiss made in Fribourg

Located very centrally in Switzerland with proximity to key business partners. Access to experienced auditors as well as close to world class research. Swiss DNA – Quality & Innovation Focussed. A toolset well established and applied

CertX AG
Ancienne Papeterie 460
1723 Marly
T +41 26 309 29 99
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Company ID: CHE-487.868.652
Chairman: Dr. Wolfgang Berns
CEO: Dr. Jens Henkner