New appointment at OPITOCompany News // January 31, 2013
OPITO, the oil and gas industry’s focal point for skills, learning and workforce development, has appointed a new policy affairs director to enhance collaboration between the North Sea sector, government and education.
Darah Zahran will play a key role in informing, influencing and engaging with key decision making structures and forums in order to highlight industry skills needs and work in partnership to help align funding opportunities and learning provision against the needs of the industry.
Mrs Zahran joins Aberdeen-headquartered OPITO with more than 16 years’ experience in skills and energy. She was previously the Energy Partnerships Manager for Skills Development Scotland during which time she engaged with OPITO on a number of projects. She was also Scottish Director for the Energy & Utility Skills Group and has worked at a managerial level within the Scottish Qualifications Authority.