IPAF CEO Leaving After 15 Years

IPAF CEO Tim Whiteman

International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) CEO Tim Whiteman is stepping down from his position leading the association after 15 years in the position.

Former IPAF President Andy Studdert will act as interim CEO while the search for a new CEO is conducted.

The IPAF board recruited Whiteman in 2004 with the goal of growing the association to have an international presence. At that time the federation had around 400 members, most of which were in the UK, with 95% of its revenue coming from the UK.

Today, more than 45% of income comes from outside the UK, while revenue and membership there has continued to grow since 2004. IPAF currently has almost 1,400 members in nearly 70 countries.

“It has been a privilege to work with the dedicated IPAF members and team members around the world – the passion to deliver the safe and effective use of powered access motivates so many people, and IPAF shares their knowledge and experience to help keep people safe,” Whiteman said.

“However, after 15 years, I’m looking forward to a change and I thank the board for its support in making this happen.”

For more information, visit www.ipaf.org.