The GWO secretariat is happy to announce that we have expanded the team with our new colleague, Haben Zekarias.
The GWO secretariat is happy to announce that we have expanded the team with our new colleague, Haben Zekarias. Haben will cover all areas of the daily operations of the secretariat but will primarily work with coordinating and facilitating the GWO Training Committee and the different working groups that are developing and updating the GWO training standards.
Haben has a Master’s degree in International Business Communication from Copenhagen Business School and has previously worked for Maersk Oil & Gas and the Danish Embassy in Washington. “I am very happy that we have been able to attract an employee such as Haben. She matches the skills and attitude that we are looking for in GWO” says CEO Jakob Lau Holst and continues “Haben will be a great resource for GWO and I look forward to working with her”
Haben is already started in her new job and you can get in touch with her and the rest of the GWO secretariat here.
Dominion Energy, a Fortune 500 utility company based in Richmond, Virginia, has today joined as leading member of Global Wind Organisation.
Recent changes in the GWO Requirements for Certification Bodies (Version 11) and its introduction of the multi-site certification scheme have required changes within GWO’s Auditor Qualification Training (AQT)
GWO is today (6 December 2022), updating its advice with reference to an item in the equipment lists contained in some standard annexes. This specifically relates to GWO standards with the following codes: ART, ART-R, BST, BSTR, BSTR-P, Lift and WLA
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