The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has appointed two country representatives to support its growing membership in Turkey, and in the Nordic and Baltic regions.
Burcu Ünal starts in April as country representative for IPAF in Turkey. She is an occupational health and safety (OHS) professional based in Ankara, in her capacity as general manager at Platin OHS Consulting, Engineering & Trade Services. She is also an OHS expert and trainer, certified by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MoLSS), Turkey. Prior to that, she served as an OHS expert for eight years at the Directorate General of Occupational Health and Safety (DGOHS) under MoLSS. She specialises in project management, reporting and quality systems, OHS training and EU legislation on OHS.
Johan Friis also starts in April 2016 as country representative for IPAF in the Nordic and Baltic regions (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) - click on main image, then next top right for picture. He is based in Finland and draws on his experience as managing director of Scan-Baltic Certified Construction, where he coordinates training and certification programmes for the Nordic construction market, working closely with Nordic construction companies, training companies and local authorities. He was previously country manager at Trackunit, and was responsible for its operations in Finland for fleet management services within the construction machine and rental industry.
“IPAF is pleased to be able to support its members in these growing regions,” said Romina Vanzi, IPAF’s head of regional development and MCWPs. “Member companies can look forward to more IPAF activities locally, including the provision of training material in new languages.”