Andri Orphanides: About the Author
Director of Individual Certification Programs, American Petroleum Institute

Andri Orphanides

Andri Orphanides is the Director of API’s Individual Certification Programs (ICP), where she has assisted in the development of 15 new certification programs. Andri also developed ICP’s IT infrastructure and facilitated the Programs’ move to computer-based testing. In addition to managing ICP’s 21 Certification programs, she works with various industry committees to explore strategic opportunities for credentialing growth and development. She holds a certificate as a Credentialing Specialist from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence and serves on ISO WG 30 that oversees the development of ISO 17024 Conformity Assessment requirements for bodies operating certification of persons.

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API has embarked on exploring the concept of NextGen Credentials to assist in transforming the workforce that is and will be needed for the rapid technological advances we face presently.

Authors: Andri Orphanides
May/June 2022 Inspectioneering Journal

ICP has worked with industry leaders to ensure that certified personnel are meeting the demands that the industry expects. Through professional development, workers can hone and expand their skills to become better and more efficient workers.

Authors: Andri Orphanides

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