Operations and Training Director
Stanley Hill – “Stan”
Stan grew up and was schooled on the Johannesburg East Rand. While still at school be enrolled with his local Red Cross Voluntary Aid Corp as a First Aider and thus the future seeds were sown. After completing his schooling, and the then compulsory National Military Service, Stan successfully applied for selection at Wits Technikon and the Johannesburg Ambulance Training College and went on to complete a 3 year National Diploma in Ambulance and Emergency Care Technology.
Between 1993 and 2005 Stan worked and gained valuable experience on “the road” in the employment of Benoni Fire and Emergency Service in addition to a number of National Private Ambulance Services. During this employment, period held a number of portfolios including that of Flight Paramedic, Divisional Officer, Head of Fire and Emergency Medical Training, and Base Manager.
In 2005 Stan decided to embark on expanding his Emergency Medical skills into the Remote, Offshore and Hostile Environments. He has subsequently worked in a variety of countries (Angola, Malawi, Tanzania, Iraq, Guinea and Somalia) across a number of industries (Oil and Gas, Construction, Mining, Fabrication) in often austere and challenging working conditions.
It was during this period that Stan began to engage with Health & Safety Departments. Stan subsequently decided to undertake further studies to expand on his OHS knowledge, skills and formal OHS qualifications. By 2015 he was appointed as Health and Safety Representative overseeing Health and Safety on Oil Rigs, drilling in Iraq, for a number of Global Oil & Gas companies.
Stan continues to ensure that he remains registered with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa as an Advanced Life Support Paramedic and regularly attends continued Professional Development programs.
Stan’s passion for educating by sharing his knowledge and skills acquired over 27 years experience from across the Globe, while ensuring he remains on the cutting edge of new research and development, make him FireMed’s ideal candidate for his title as Director of Operations and Training.
Director of Marketing, IT and Accreditation’s
Yvonne’s roots emanate in, the then known, country of Rhodesia. At a young age, her parents relocated to South Africa where she grew up in the beautiful Natal Midlands while completing her schooling in Escourt.
After completing school, Yvonne started off her career path by joining one of South Africa’s premier financial institutes which paved the way for her future business acumen. After many successful years in Natal, she decided to relocate to Gauteng to pursue further business interests. True to her character, within a few short years in Gauteng, had founded two successful companies of her own.
In her quest for self development, Yvonne began expanding her portfolio into the exciting realm of Marketing and Digital Media and after 5 years of study, went on to establish a third company, in the Limpopo region, with these skills, passion and knowledge. This company has proven to be very successful and stands as a shining testament to her determination.
Yvonne was still not finished making her mark in the business world and subsequently joined FireMed in 2016. We are proud to have Yvonne in the capacity of Director of Marketing, IT and Training Accreditation’s – she is instrumental in perusing and driving FireMed’s objectives, strategies, client liaison and media footprint.
Her fanatical attention to detail, passion for customer services and solid business acumen are tangible and infectious.
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