Accredit Solutions, a leading provider of accreditation software for large-scale events and venues worldwide, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Edwin Saayeng as Head of Major Events.
In this newly created role, Edwin is responsible for consulting with clients globally as they prepare for major international events and large sporting tournaments; advising them on setting up world-class accreditation processes and procedures to improve security and operational efficiency.
“We are all very excited to welcome Edwin to the team. He is a master of accreditation for large tournaments and his vast experience comes as a tremendous asset to our company as we drive to support new clients around the world, and continue to invest in developing the platform for some of the world’s largest and most challenging events” says Peder Berg, CEO and Co-Founder of Accredit Solutions.
A highly regarded accreditation expert, Edwin brings with him a broad and deep understanding of accreditation. Developed through a career spanning 10 years implementing accreditation software and solutions, processes and procedures for large scale international sporting events. Edwin has led accreditation teams on the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, 2017 ICC Champions Trophy & Women’s World Cup, 2015 Rugby World Cup, 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the UEFA Champions League.
“Edwin comments: “The Accredit Platform is without doubt the leading accreditation software out there for large-scale events and sporting tournaments and it only continues to get better. It’s rare to come across a product as smart and as flexible that can provide the right service for a variety of global events, with a team who execute as well as Accredit do. I’m hugely excited to combine my experience from my previous roles as ‘the client’ with their innovative approach to accreditation as we work with sporting federations and bodies, and large scale event and competition organisers to improve their accreditation experience end to end.
Accredit Solutions has recently won contracts to power accreditation for the New York Marathon and the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup and 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia.