Dr. Carsten Engel

Dr. Carsten Engel

Chief Executive Officer at International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)

Carsten obtained a M.Sc. in physics and chemistry and a MD from the University of Copenhagen and subsequently earned a board certification in anaesthesiology. In 2006, after a hospital career of 22 years, including a period as Chief Medical Officer, he joined IKAS, The Danish Institute for Quality and Accreditation in Healthcare, where he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive 2010. In IKAS, he was member of the team that developed, implemented and managed the national Danish accreditation programme. In 2021, he joined ISQua and ISQua EEA as CEO.

He has been a member of ISQua’s Accreditation Council 2010-21, Deputy Chair since 2016, ISQua Expert since 2013. He has contributed to the development of ISQua’s International Accreditation Programme and is a member of the ISQua Academy of Quality and Safety in Health Care since 2019.

He has published and presented on accreditation related topics.