Organisation

EPSA is a European association of manufacturers and distributors of platform lifts and stairlifts, plus component suppliers and installation companies. The operation, work and activites are organised through several different bodies.

General Assembly

Open to all members, a General Assembly is held once every year with the task of setting the policy for EPSA and deciding the Objectives.

Board

The Board is responsible for the operational direction of EPSA as its executive body within the framework of the policies decided by the General Assembly.

The Board is comprised of between 5 and 7 elected members plus the Chairpersons of the two working Sections: a Platform Lift Section and a Stairlift Section who act as Vice Presidents of EPSA. The members of the Board represent different countries as far as possible, with a maximum of two members for any country.

Mr M Marchetti

Name/Office:

Mr M Marchetti (President)

Company/Country:

Vimec SpA/Italy

Contact:

 Name/Office:  

 Mr K Aarsand (Vice President)

 Company/Country: 

 TKS Heis AS/Norway

 Contact:

 ketila@tksheis.no

Mr C Lucaci

 Name/Office:

 Mr C Lucaci (Vice President)

 Company/Country:

 Hawle Treppenlifte Ltd/Germany

 Contact:

 


Name/Office:

Mr M Engblom

Company/Country:

Cibes Lift/Sweden

Contact:

 


Name/Office:

Mr M Volpe

Company/Country:

IGV Group SpA/Italy

Contact:

Mr T CardellName/Office:

Mr T Cardell

Company/Country:

Aritco Lift AB, Sweden

Contact:

Name/Office:

Mr M Stratton

Company/Country:

Phoenix Lifting Systems Ltd/UK

Contact:

Name/Office:

Mr F Sbrana

Company/Country:

ThyssenKrupp Encasa

Contact:

Sections and Working Groups

EPSA work was initially steered by 2 working Sections: a Platform Lift Section and a Stairlift Section, each with a Chairman who is also a Vice President.

In 2007, the main body of work was transferred to 3 Working Groups which cover issues for all product types. These are:

  • EU Legislation and Standards WG
  • Marketing and Promotions WG
  • Self Regulation WG

Secretariat

EPSA is administered by a professional Secretariat in London, UK, which looks after the administrative interests of EPSA, under the direction of the President.