Skills for Security have announced the appointment of 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.
Skills for Security believe that it’s vital that all companies are encouraged to support the goal of the company 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 that the appointment will give the company a whole new skillset and as such, bring new opportunities with that.
“We are pleased to be welcoming Arevika to the Skills for Security Board,” Banks said. “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 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.
Speaking about her appointment, Stepanian said that this is an opportunity she is very excited by and that she will be putting a lot of focus into the youth in the security industry.
“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,” Stepanian said. “I am deeply passionate about the security industry, the importance of improving the skillsets and supporting the younger generations.
“I look forward to contributing my experience and knowledge to benefit Skills for Security and its partners.”