Skills for Security appointment of Non-Executive Director
Skills for Security, the UK's largest fire and security apprenticeship provider, has appointed Arevika Stepanian to the Board as a Director of Corporate Relations (Non-Executive), with immediate effect.
In her role as a Director of Corporate Relations at Skills for Security, Arevika will be working with channel partners and media affiliates to increase the support of, and sponsorship for, a robust skills pipeline for the UK electrotechnical sector, with a focus on fire and security. It’s vital that all companies are encouraged to support the goal of Skills for Security to provide a sustainable supply of skilled engineers across the sectors so that businesses can prosper and compete, not only in the UK market but strive for world-class competency and quality.
Commenting on the appointment, Simon Banks, Chairman of Skills for Security, said: “We are pleased to be welcoming Arevika to the Skills for Security Board. Arevika’s appointment will provide us with a brand new skillset and create opportunities for stakeholder participation with both media partners and corporate sponsorship.”
Arevika is currently a Board Director for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion at ASIS International – UK Chapter, which consists of a global network of 34,000 active members. In her day job, she is a Director of Customer Experience for BSIA members STM Group (UK) Ltd, a Top 30 Infologue security company with over 1,400 employees across the UK. She is also a member of the SyCom Group, and the EDI Charter’s working group, by Women in Rail & the Railway Industry Association, consisting of over 200 member organisations.
Commenting on her appointment, Arevika said: “Skills for Security is a forward thinking company and I am hugely excited by the opportunity to work with the Board to drive the next stage of its growth agenda and build on the successes to date. I am deeply passionate about the security industry, the importance of improving the skillsets and supporting the younger generations, and I look forward to contributing my experience and knowledge to benefit Skills for Security and its partners.”