ISO 9001-2015 Compliant, EASA Regulatory Training and Consulting Organisation
Practical and Relevant Regulatory Training
Competence Building Knowledge & Understanding
Support & Guidance for Effective Optimization & Management of Risk
To Deliver Practical Understanding of Regulatory Obligations.
To share that Regulatory Compliance is a step on the Organization’s Journey.
To Maximize Delivery & Minimize Client Cost
To Support Organizational Excellence.
We are committed to contributing positively to our society and to a sustainable future.
We grow if we are genuine & achieve client satisfaction.
We believe “Safety in Aviation is Paramount”
To do what we say we will
Working as a Team to Achieve Together
To Create Possibilities
We believe in what we do and the value we add.
Starting his aviation career in 1971 Steve has over 50 years experience in commercial aviation, including more than 12 years in the airworthiness department of Virgin Atlantic a major UK international airline. In 2022 Steve became a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. When he is not involved in aviation his major interest is economics in business. Steve has an in depth knowledge of the EASA regulatory structure, is a competent trainer with a huge portfolio of subjects including both aviation operations and maintenance disciplines, he is a trained ISO 9000 lead auditor, as well as IOSA trained. With decades of practical experience he has the ability to support the development of working solutions to many organisational challenges which we face within the operational and maintenance environment. Steve continues to support the development of EASA Regulatory compliant and vocational training and is responsible to oversee more than 650 different courses.
Petya has been working in Sofema Online since the beginning of 2018. Studied both finance and philosophy, she discovered her passion for aviation when she was accepted for an internship in Lufthansa Technik in 2017, and she loved it ever since. Currently, excited to combine her customer-oriented background with her interest in aviation on her way to become a licensed mechanical engineer.
Mariela has been working for Sofema Aviation Services since 2018, where she started out as an administrative assistant. Over the years she capitalized on the opportunity to pass a plethora of courses related to the aviation and management fields. Her dedication and training made her detail-oriented and adept at analysis. Her current role includes the management of the operations team as well as the initial training of any new colleagues set to join Sofema Aviation Services.
Tatyana truly is a dedicated mainstay at Sofema Aviation Services. A legal practitioner by education, she brought her consistency, precision and resolute character to the company five years ago. Since her entry into the company her dedication and thorough approach to any work task has proven her ability to the team and earned their trust. Her experiences and time with Sofema have polished her leadership skills culminating in her current position as the Sofema Groups Account Manager.
Wajahat has a Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engineering and Masters in Information Technology with extensive professional training in fields of QMS, Auditing & Safety Management System. He has many years of experience in Quality, Maintenance and planning departments in various companies in Middle East.
Altin Vrapi has broad aviation experience for more than 25 years. Licensed Aircraft Engineer since 1996 with different type ratings. Experienced in different managerial roles in; elaborating Maintenance of the Aircraft, Flight Safety Management, Airport development and operation, Air operations, Maintenance and Quality Assurance, Airline Management. He has been Accountable Manager for the Albanian Airlines and a key member Of Negotiation team of Government of Albania for The concession of Tirana Airport.
Kevin is an Aviation Safety Specialist with 30+ years of international experience. He has experience in implementing and providing oversight of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety Management Systems (SMS) and Aviation Regulatory Training in compliance to numerous National Aviation Authority requirements the EASA, FAA and the HKCAD. With his broad experience and passion for quality, safety and risk, Kevin pulls on these qualities to ensure the training he delivers helps delegates reinforce and increase their knowledge.
With the last 10 years spent in Operations Management and oversight Tihomir is well placed to deliver Regulatory Training across the entire operational management environment. He has a proven ability to support the development of working solutions to many of organisational challenges which we face within the operational and organisational areas.Tihomir has an in depth knowledge of the EASA regulatory structure and he is a competent trainer specialised in Flight Operations and SMS.
Elin started his aviation career in the early 1980’s spending 11 years in military aviation and more than 25 years in commercial aviation. He is IATA Certified Instructor knowledgeable and experienced in various aviation areas. A results oriented professional with experience in Airline operations, Safety Management Systems, Aviation Auditing, Training, Dangerous Goods and Special Cargo Transportation, Product and Project Management. He worked for 8 years at International Air Transport Association (IATA) which gave him a global view of aviation business.
Approximately 23 years in aviation industry, Maintenance, Airworthiness, Quality Assurance. Started with Europe MRO in Engineering department. Last twelve years in UAE with high profile aviation businesses covering different position in Airworthiness, Maintenance, Quality & Safety and keeping Post Holder position in CAMO & 145 organizations. Aleks works with SOFEMA to develop & deliver high quality training in support of all EASA / CAR regulations, based in Dubai as Sofema’s training & consultancy representative.
Yasar is currently an aviation professional and active qualified IOSA Auditor in aircraft maintenance (MNT) discipline. He has significant knowledge and experience in IOSA Program and Practices. With a broad civil aviation career spanning 27 years especially in aircraft maintenance and flight simulation training devices, Yasar’s practical skills and experience in compliance monitoring function, quality assurance program, audit process, human factors, error management and safety management are enhanced by his deep knowledge and expertise.
Dejan has over 20 years of experience in aviation going through all activities in aircraft maintenance, planning and engineering, quality and safety for both OPS and aircraft maintenance. Through the years facing problems finds that knowledge of aircraft is not only one solution but also knowledge of regulation as well. Except for Sofema Dejan currently also works as a lecturer/instructor in Aviation Academy in Belgrade, vocational school (EASA approved Part 147 and ATO) teaching students many subjects related to aviation courses and airspace technologies (EASA Modules 7, 8, 11, 15, 17) and Aviation Legislation (Module 10).