Karen Francis

Role: Lead Auditor

Standards: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001

Karen is a competent IRCA lead auditor and has been assessing companies for UKAS accredited certification bodies across the UK and Ireland since 2018 for 9001:2015, 14001:2015, 45001:2018, SSIP, ISO 19650 and NHSS.

Karen has been working in senior/top level management positions for blue chip companies for over 20 years, and has amassed years of experience and qualification in a range of synonymous positions and is able to offer companies a unique solution to making business improvements by providing ISO management systems design, build and implementation, Human Resources, Health and Safety, Management Accounting and Web Building Support and Consultancy services across a range of industries outside of her auditing.

Industries: Construction, manufacturing, distribution, recycling, demolition, security, diving, rope access, UXO, engineering, communications, retail and commercial hire and retail.

Specialisms in: Maritime and Offshore–Including provision of Workboats for Crew Transfer, Survey, Guard Work, Diving rope access, UXO and Metal and Waste Management- Including deconstruction of Marine Vessels and Structures
Karen is a chartered IOSH safety and health practitioner, associate professional member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) and an SSIP ambassador, assessor, reviewer, and decision maker.