New head of quality and development
The Head of Quality and Development is a new role in Infratek Group. Inge Alme will be assisting CEO Lars Bangen to develop, implement, implement and maintain selected strategic initiatives in Norway, Sweden and Finland. The 42-year-old also has overall responsibility for quality and ISO certificates, Infratek’s core processes, HSE and improvements in management, procurement and productivity.
“Inge has a background that suits us very well. He will have an important job in the group and will be an important contributor to our development. He has a lot of experience in the introduction of new processes, such as the establishment of professional networks across an international company and the establishment of key customer processes for a global sales organisation,” says Lars Bangen.
Inge Alme has a degree in Industrial Economics and Organisation from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, specialising in HSE management and risk analysis. Inge comes to Infratek from Lloyd’s Register, where in recent years, he has held various managerial positions, including Technical Director of Consultancy and Global Sales Director Energy Division. The 42-year-old was also heavily involved in developing and implementing new strategies in Lloyd’s Register Group.
“Infratek is an exciting Nordic group working in important social sectors. It was an attractive prospect,” says Inge Alme, who has also been the HSE & Q Manager for design and development projects for Personal Rapid Transit systems in Uppsala (test track) and Suncheon in South Korea. Previously, he was the Safety Manager for the Oslo Metro ring project and portions of the light rail project in Bergen.
Infratek’s new Head of Quality and Development has been involved in a number of risk analyses and safety studies for clients such as Vattenfall, Statoil, the Norwegian National Rail Administration, the Swedish Transport Administration, Aker Solutions and Fortum. In addition, he has contributed to internal investigations of accidents in organisations like NSB and Eka Chemicals.
Inge Alme started at Infratek on 1 June.