23 January 2013
PASMA's technical manager, Don Aers (pictured), and training scheme manager, Stuart Hopkins, have both been appointed directors of the Association. They become technical director and director of training, respectively.
Aers joined the Association in January 2010 from the Youngman Group. After graduating in engineering from Brunel University, Aers worked for Pye, BOC and Alcatel. He joined the Youngman Group as technical manager in 1995.
Hopkins joined the Association in 2008 from HSS where he was group senior trainer. He holds the certificate in training practice from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, the RoSPA safety instructor's certificate and was chairman of the IPAF training committee 2004-2005.