IFA APPOINTS JARED AJWANGA AS VICE PRESIDENT AFRICA
The International Federation of Airworthiness is pleased to announce the appointment of JARED AJWANGA Vice President Africa and Member of the Board.
Jared was welcomed by Mr Frank Turner, IFA President and Mr John Saull, IFA Executive Director. Jared is an alumnus of City University London with an MSc Aircraft Maintenance Management currently working with Kenya Airways as a Duty Control Engineer in charge of Line Maintenance Nairobi. A licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer B1 with type training on Boeing 777-200(Rolls Royce engine)/300(GE90 engine), B 787-8(GNX-1B), B767-300ER (CF80 engine) and Embrear 170(CF 34-8)/190 (CF 34-10).
Aviation safety has been his passion, in the year 2013 Jared won the AJW masters sponsorship in London on essay topic commercial pressure verses aircraft maintenance safety.
Jared is a Safety Management Systems Implementation and control specialist.His keen interest is in safety compliance and has played a critical role in the recent qualification and approval of Kenya airways as an EASA 145 maintenance organization. An instructional techniques and design facilitator, currently championing international standardization of statutory licensing qualifications for maintenance engineers. He has been instrumenta in partnering with European EASA 147 training organisations to offer EASA part 66 license exams in Kenya. It is with this background that he joined IFA as an Associate Member and has been elected to the Board and appointed VP Africa Region in order to develop the presence of IFA and benefits of membership to airlines in the region.
An opportunity to make a difference…“The International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA) is a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) dedicated to improving aviation safety by increasing international communication, awareness and cooperation on all airworthiness issues and particularly that of continuing airworthiness.”