Symeon Sakkas, of project consulting firm RACE Consulting Engineers was recognized as the first globally credentialed road safety audit team leader by the International Road Federation. Mr. Christos Rados, Managing Partner, received the award on his behalf on October 29, 2017 during the IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress.
Launched on September 13, 2017 the IRF Global Credential Program remedies a critical gap by offering a pathway for seasoned road safety auditors who wish to enhance their qualifications at home or seek work abroad. Candidates are required to take an online knowledge qualifying exam and submit a comprehensive application presenting their professional track record and details of the projects they have audited in order to complete the program. For more information on the Credential Program, please visit: https://dev.irf.global/global-credential/[/column]