The Governing Board is acting on behalf of the Company on the Operations and Processes, the Development of New Markets, the Technical Competence of inspection and Audits, as well as the overall monitoring on operational, structural and technical level, regarding the International Market.
Mrs. JIA XIAO FANG - Hospitality & Health Care Managing Director
President of China International Health & Medical Tourism Association
(CIHMTA), the China’s leading strategic platform of health and medical
tourism industry, Co-Founder of China Healthcare International Mergers &
Acquisitions Alliance and President and CEO of ABGLIVE Ventures. Master Degree
in Cardiovascular Medicine and PMI certified Project Management
Mrs. Jia Xiao Fang has devoted herself to the global strategic cooperation with health and medical tourism institutes, corporations, agencies and medical insurance providers; international B2G/B2B business development in health and medical tourism industry and investment programs. By collaborating with the China government authorities, she has worked to set up medical tourism accreditation and certification systems in China.
Moreover, she has took part in several government health and medical tourism programs by providing transactional consultancy in branding and marketing strategy, cross-border collaboration, international trade, business development, investment, projects / programs / portfolios management solutions.
Mrs. Jia Xiao Fang is a Managing Member of the Governing Board of SWISS APPROVAL INTERNATIONAL, having the overall Group responsibility for the Hospitality and Health Care Business Strategy.
Mr. TZAFERIS MELETIOS - Business Development Managing Director
Mechanical Engineering by Rome University (Italy) and MSc in Quality Management by Cranfield University (UK).
Since 1990 exercised duties as CEO in the Hellenic Association for Quality and subsequently in TUV Rheinland Hellas SA.
For the period 2004 – 2009, member of the Greek Government as General Secretary of the State, in the Ministries of Health & Social Solidarity, Ministry of Development and Ministry of Tourism Development.
Moreover, he has worked internationally in the private sector, as a specialized professional in the Industrial Inspections sector, while officiates as Executive Secretary of the ANB Greek Welding Institute, member of International Institute of Welding (IIW) and European Welding Federation (EWF), representing Greece in the General Assemblies of IIW and EWF as well.
Tzaferis Meletios as Managing member of the SWISS APPROVAL INTERNATIONAL Governing Board has the overall Group responsibility for business development and New Branches setup, for Europe, US and Asia.
Mr. AMIN VIKRAM RAMANBHAI - Industrial Inspections Managing Director
Industrial Engineer with strong experience in the Technical Inspection services as well as in the International Business Development in the related sectors.
He used to be an Inspection Engineer at Technical Inspection Services, and held various business positions in the USA industrial and manufacturing companies.
Founder of Sidvik Leasing Pvt, a successful company active in the leasing of transportation equipment and mobile construction movers.
For many years he has been serving Iteng Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai India, the leading Inspection Services- Agency of Foreign Trades enterprise, by undertaking several executive key- management positions, among which, the position of Business Development Director, International Business Director, and Director of Technical & Engineering Services Division).
As Managing member of the SWISS APPROVAL INTERNATIONAL Governing Board, he has the overall Group responsibility for the Industrial Inspection Business Strategy.
Dr. MAANI GEORGE - Middle East and Gulf - Oil and Gas Industry, Managing Director
Master Degree in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering.
More than 30 years of industry experience, including over 20 years of management positions, in various computer systems’ design and management projects, with a specialised knowledge in quality assurance tools in accordance with international standards and technical specifications.
Moreover, Dr. George Maani has got over than 20 years of academic educational experience, twice served as Department Chairman, mainly lecturing on computer systems’ curriculums.
Furthermore, he has a significant international working experience in various countries around the world, such as Lebanon, Singapore, Australia, USA, Qatar, Arabian Gulf, and has published more than 30 technical articles in international magazines and registered internationally five Patents.
As Managing member of the SWISS APPROVAL INTERNATIONAL Governing Board, Dr. George Maani has the overall responsibility of Oil and Gas Industry business development, for the area of Middle East and Gulf.
Mr. TAHAN NADER - Inspection Technology Solutions Managing Director
Material science Engineer, holding MSc in “Material science engineering, metallic materials selection and production technologies”.
With consistence engagement in the International market, to Nissan in Japan, Henkel, Hemmelrath, Kluthe from Germany, Renault CAFV in France, Bostik from UK as well as US experience in construction sector, Nader Tahan has achieved a high level of technical and management background.
Also Engaged, in the Iranian Research Organization for Science &Technology (I.R.O.S.T.) in various positions, such as Technical expert, Head of the laboratory for metals testing and analyzing, Head of the materials department and Head of metals testing and Metallographic laboratory.
Strategic and Planning Chief Officer as well as Research and Development Manager, in the Iranian Standard and Quality Inspection Company (ISQI).
ANB Chief Executive Manager in the Iranian Welding Research and Engineering Institute, under the authority of the International Institute of Welding (IIW).
Since 2001 as Lecturer in the Mechanical and Material Science Engineering faculties of the Islamic Azad University, Dezful, Iran having authored significant technical publications in his field of expertise.
As Managing member of the SWISS APPROVAL INTERNATIONAL, Tahan Nader has the overall responsibility for innovative Inspection Technology Solutions, with emphasis on the Non Destructive Techniques processes and methods for metallic constructions.