Natalia Larrimer

Specialist, Business Development and Regulatory Affairs, ANAB, Alexandria, VA, USA


Natalia Larrimer is responsible for developing and advancing accreditation programs with the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB). Natalia’s primary responsibility is working with industry and client groups, international organizations and the U.S. government to develop sector-specific conformity assessment and accreditation programs and to promote the use of the international IAF-ILAC system and independent third-party accreditation programs.

Prior to joining ANAB in August 2014, Natalia spent more than ten years working with Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the Canadian multi-disciplinary accreditation body, where she started in the national and international standard development group. She then moved to accreditation services, where she managed accounts of global certification organizations within the voluntary and Canadian and U.S. regulatory frameworks. She is an experienced assessor and trainer for a number of accreditation standards.

Her portfolio includes work at the national level with standards-developing committees such as the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO Technical Committee 176 for ISO 9001 and the U.S. TAG to ISO Technical Committee 207 for ISO 14001. She also delivers educational sessions on sector-specific programs, accreditation, and international accreditation frameworks. In addition, Natalia has been involved in international organizations such as the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), and InterAmerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC).