SGS Appoints New Vice President Global Risk Management

Top Quote In October 2010, SGS appointed Jale Cairney as the new Vice President Global Risk Management. Starting in January 2011, Jale will focus on the development of the Global Risk Management Competence Center for the SGS Industrial Services business line. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) December 14, 2010 - SGS Industrial Services is pleased to announce Jale Cairney as new Vice President Global Risk Management. In her new position, which commences in January 2011, Jale will be responsible for the development of the Global Risk Management Competence Center in Camberley, England.

    Before joining SGS, Jale Cairney worked as project controller for onshore and offshore wind farm projects, later as a QHSE manager, at Vestas. Furthermore, she worked as capital projects analyst for an American company, Independent Project Analysis in the UK, where she analyzed capital investment projects for major oil and gas companies, focusing on the business case, front-end engineering design, scheduling, cost estimates, HSE risk assessments, procurement and contracting strategies as well as the project team structure.

    In 2008, Jale joined SGS as Business Development Manager for Renewable Energy ( services in Camberley, England, where she was responsible for the development of SGS Renewable Energy services for onshore and offshore wind farms. Two and half years later, Jale was appointed as new Vice President Global Risk Management for SGS Industrial Services in Camberley, England.

    With nineteen years of experience in the field of Risk Management ( and Business Development, Jale will provide technical support for SGS affiliates globally in developing SGS Risk Management services, including Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) and Technical Risk Analysis (TRA). She will help SGS clients to effectively manage their risks, by applying the appropriate Risk Management practices for optimal financial performance of their operations and projects.

    About SGS Industrial Services

    SGS Industrial Services is one of the major business lines of the SGS Group, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment. SGS Industrial Services ensures that the customer's installations, material, equipment, facilities and projects meet all quality and performance requirements, whether they are regulatory, voluntary or customer based.

    Based on worldwide industry expertise, SGS offers a full range of Risk Management services, assisting investors and sponsors in managing project risk by providing independent expert advice and opinion. SGS engineers and technical experts provide specialist advice and information at all stages of the project finance lifecycle, no matter the industry sector, geographical location or project stage.

    For further information, please contact:

    Dr. Beat In-Albon
    Industrial Services
    Executive Vice President

    SGS, Société Générale de Surveillance SA
    Place des Alpes 1
    1211 Geneva

    t: +41 22 739 93 32
    f: +41 22 739 98 54

    Email: ( @ ) sgs dot com

    The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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