Sónia Filipe

Innovation, Safety, Quality and Environmental Manager

After completing her Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering in 1997, her professional career started that same year, with a brief work experience in the manufacturing and construction sectors. She joined SOMAFEL in 2002. As assistant to the Head of the Quality Department, she monitored the transition process of the Quality Management System from the standard NP EN ISO 9001:1995 to NP ISO 9001:2000, during the year 2002.In 2003, she took on the role of Quality and Environmental Manager, with the main responsibilities of implementing and monitoring the Management Systems and coordinating training in the fields of Quality and Environmental Management. Between 2005 and 2011, she was responsible for the development and implementation of the OHSAS 18001, SA 8000 and NP 4457 standards, which culminated in SOMAFEL’s certification in the fields of Safety, Social Responsibility and Research, Development and Innovation (RDI). Having coordinated these areas since 2006, she is responsible for ensuring compliance with the standards set out in the Management System across the company’s business activities and geographical locations.