Gilad Shalit

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Born London, UK 5th August 1952

1971-1974 BA International Relations- Lancaster University

1974- 1977 Licensing Department of the Greater London Council

1977-1978 Post Graduate Certificate of Education – North East London Polytechnic  (now the University of East London)

1978 Emigration to Israel

1978-1979 Kibbutz Beeri – Metal work shop

1980- to date Member of Kibbutz Revivim

1980-1981 Army Service

1981-1982 English Teacher –Maale Absor High School

1982-1984 Work in Agriculture – Kibbutz Revivim

1984-2000 Raviv Precision Injection Molding

1984-1991 Manager Materials department

1991-1993 Plastics engineering course – Rupin College

1993-1995 Manager Materials department

1993 Coordination of accreditation to ISO 9002

1994 Approved as Lead Auditor by Bywater, England

1995-1998 Responsible for application and accreditation to QS9000 and coordinator of PPAP

1998-2000 Quality Manager Raviv

1999 Certified Quality Manager, American Society of Quality

2000- Founder of IQS consulting company

2001 Approved as an Internal Auditor VDA 6.1 by TUV UK

2002 ISO 9001:2000 Transition Auditor course by   JPD

2003- Service Supplier to GM/OPEL

2003 Lead Auditor course with Specific reference to ISO/TS 16949:2002 by Excel Partnership

2007   IATF  3rd party ISO/TS 16949 Auditor

2007 ISO/TS 16949 Lead Auditor with Certification Bodies under contract by the International Automotive Task Force to certify suppliers to ISO/TS 16949:2000    (Details available on request)