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Expert in International Standards - Quality, Environment, H&S, Business Continuity, Information Security

Expert ID: 727886 United Kingdom

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Expert has implemented a number of management systems around the globe for organisations looking to improve their business through standards. Having worked for the British Standards Institution for over 10 years and with now over 10 years consultancy he is a renowned expert in Management systems.

He has a passion for Integrated Management being the success and cornerstone of any business. Time and money can be saved by implementing the SAPIRA:IMS methodology.
Organisations have seen significant savings in both the implementation and the accreditation of their management system. A number of mandays can be saved in the initial and ongoing external assessment due to effective integration. Clients are reporting winning government tenders, decreasing risk and increasing bottom line profit.

He has trained at all levels within organisations to understand their system and to implement effective monitoring and auditing programs. In addition he has developed a unique 'Funnel' system to demonstrate the effectiveness of integrated management. He works alongside senior management to facilitate the process building in change management throughout the organisation.

Expert has delivered many training courses Internationally. Accreditation using the ISO 17000 series including ISO 17001, ISO 17021, ISO 17024, ISO 17025. He also has implemented many management systems in the construction industry where in one instance the organisation saved foreman hours on paperwork, reduced documentation and increased the productivity within the business.

He has also delivered emergency response training in relation to oil and chemical spills which relates to ISO 22301 - Business Continuity, ISO 14001 - Environment and OHSAS 18001 - Health & Safety where each Standard places a requirement on implementing an emergency preparedness and response plan. This is coupled with effective training.

Implemented a management system involving 5 standards (Business Continuity, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety and Information Security) and took the organisation from start to succesful accreditation within 9 months. This was a Facilities Management company operating on behalf of a very wealthy Royal Family in the Middle East.He succesfully developed a Health & Safety system for a small organisation in trouble with the authorities. After completion the governing body released their covenants and allowed the company to continue to trade.He has assisted in the management program for a Global financial trading organisation helping them implement systems for Business Continuity and including the Financial Service Authority regulationsImplemented an ISO integrtaed management system to include ISO 9001 ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 where the client as MD can now focus on his business at strategic level. This means the business virtuallu runs itself and means the MD has a more balanced lifestyle


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1987 Degree: Systems Analysis & Design Subject: IT and Cobol programming Institution: Edexcel London

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2004 to 2013 Employer: IMS Business Solutions Ltd Title: Managing Director Department: Responsibilities: He is the owner manager of a consulting organisation with access to over 50 associates with a wide range of expertise. Expert has also managed and run many organisations effectively increasing turnover and profit so understands the process involved in business management and uses various techniques to help owners understand their vision and implement an effective strategy.
Years: 2007 to 2010 Employer: Institute of Customer Service Title: Accreditation Director Department: Responsibilities: He was the Project manager for the development of the National Customer Service Standard. Responsible for development of the UKCSI and ServCheck (employee satisfaction) combining the two to make a complete measure of organisational customer service. He also helped to formulate the external assessment process for ICS ServiceMark
Years: 2005 to 2007 Employer: Servicemark UK Ltd Title: Managing Director Department: Responsibilities: This was originally a Regional Development Agency funded project – Servicemark UK Ltd – for which he was employed to manage and direct. Responsible for operating the National Customer Service Standard. During the early part of 2007 he then sold the ServiceMark brand to the Institute of Customer Service.
Years: 1994 to 2005 Employer: British Standards Institute Title: Head of Training Department: Training & Consultancy Responsibilities: Sold and delivered Training and Consultancy services throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. Increased turnover from £1.9m to £3.6m and profitability from a loss of over –6% into an 18% return on revenue in two years. Managed 23 staff and 50 consultants. Operated with full P&L responsibility. Board member reporting into MD of European Hub.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2011 to 2013 Country / Region: Ukraine Summary: Assisting the Ukraine government increase their awareness of International Standards. Various projects including ISO 9001, ISO 31000, ISO 31010, Guide 73, ISO 19011, ISO 17024, ISO 17025, ISO 17021, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, BS 50001 and EN 16000
Years: 2012 to 2013 Country / Region: Rwanda Summary: Expert acted as European Short Term Expert to assist the Rwanda Bureau of Standards simplify their ISO 9001 management system. He also provided training in ISO 31000 the Risk Management Standard, ISO 17021, ISO 27001 (Information Security) ISO 22301 (Business Continuity) and OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety)
Years: 2010 to 2011 Country / Region: Turkey Summary: Expert assisted the Turkish Standards Authority to improve the Standards infrastructure in the country to facilitate international trade. Standards included ISO 17020, 17021, 17024, 17025, 19011, 9001, 14001
Years: 2010 to 2010 Country / Region: Egypt Summary: Expert assisted the Egyptian Standards body with various projects including ISO 9001 and a re-write of the managment system linked to devlopment of the website system.
Years: 1997 to 1997 Country / Region: USA Summary: Various projects including ISO 9001 consultancy for one of the largest Facilities management company in the world- Johnson Controls

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Institute of Sales and Marketing Management - FInstSMM
Member of Toastmasters International - DTM
Awards / Recognition
Finance House Diploma FHA(Dip)

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Developed a number of courses in auditing, effctive integrated management and communication skills. Keynote speech is "Keep Your Chief Exec out of Jail!"
Vendor Selection
Currently have over 50 Associates in the network
Marketing Experience
Confident within most industries. Vast experience in Financial Sector.
Other Relevant Experience
Communication skills - member of and a Distinguished Toastmaster of Toastmasters International

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French He is basic not fluent

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