Our Auditors

The following independent experts in environmental management have been trained and approved by Enviro-Mark to audit our members' performance at each of the five programme steps.

Marie Wimmers

Marie Wimmers

Marie Wimmers started her professional career in bio-medical laboratories (human genetics and in-vitro fertilisation), moved on to pharmaceutical testing (toxicology and embryology), ten years of quality management of various operations at the South African Science Council (CSIR) including the National Metrology Laboratory and the craft poverty alleviation initiative.

Her assessment style is influenced by principles and practices developed through studies of Research Quality Assurance (Cambridge University), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), ISO9001, ISO17025, ISO14001, ISO14064 and Business Excellence Models (Malcolm Baldrige and SAEF).

Marie has led three organisations to formal management system certification and compiled a Business Excellence submission that won the SAEF Defence category. She holds Masters degrees in Medical Science (MMedSci) and Business Leadership (MBL UNISA).

Andrew Wills

Andrew Wills

Andrew has a Bachelor of Science Chemistry (Auckland University) and found a passion for quality management systems in the early 1990s’. Prior to becoming and Auditor Andrew had 16 years’ experience with quality management systems across three organisations, from chemical manufacturing and electronics & engineering to service industries. These tasks included coordinating nationwide management systems and leading improvement projects and initiatives to improve business and customer outcomes, using data analysis to back up recommendations resulting in fact based change management.

Andrew became a Lead Auditor in 2006 across multiple standards - Quality (ISO 9001), Environmental (ISO 14001) and Health & Safety (AS/NZS 4801 & ISO18001). He has a wide range of auditing experience across a range of industries including, but not limited to, building infrastructure and civil engineering; fire alarm and sprinkler design & installation; engineering & fabrication companies; printing & mail solutions companies as well as other companies.

Andrew is known as a motivated, focussed and organised person with an open, friendly personality and ability to relate with people across all levels of an organisation. With a methodical approach to auditing he uses initiative and lateral thinking to ensure not only are all concerns (potential and real) are highlighted but can add value to an organisation by indicating opportunities to improve.

   

Bryan Graham

Bryan Graham

Bryan has worked in the field of Quality Management since 1990. In this time he has designed and implemented management and quality systems for various organisations. In the field of environmental management Bryan's most notable achievement would be the implementation of an Environmental Management System into the Telco Group in Australia.

He has a Civil and Industrial Engineering Degree coupled with a Business Studies Degree majoring in Economics. This has given him an invaluable insight into how things work at both the coalface and boardroom table of an organisation. Along with this he is also a Lead Auditor in the fields of Quality, Safety, Environmental and Rail Safety.

Bryan is known for his conscientious approach to auditing and is both process and methods driven and has a sound commitment to making sure that actions reach and deliver on stipulated results.

 

 
   

 

 

   

Micheal van Uden

Michael van Uden

Michael has a background in engineering, manufacturing, construction, plastics and printing, with past roles in establishing management systems.

He has been auditing Quality and Environmental Management Systems since 1994 within small to large organisations across a wide range of business sectors.

In 2005 he moved from a large international Auditing and Certification company to establish his own certification business, Global Compliance Solutions Ltd, which provides certification audits to both ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 as well as Sustainability audits in the tourism sector.

Auditing has provided the opportunity to work with a variety of interesting people, their companies and their diverse methods for implementing management systems.

   

Paul Barrett

Paul Barrett

Paul has over 25 years' technical experience in the manufacturing and industrial environment.

His initial roles involved working as an industrial chemist with a focus on raw material and product verification, soil, herbage, water and air analysis.

Paul has also spent over twelve years providing Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Management services including the development of systems and auditing to various international and local standards.

Paul has helped in the development of tools and resources for local, regional and government agencies, helping businesses to understand environmental management.

Paul's qualifications include a New Zealand Certificate in Science (Chemistry), a Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Environmental Technology and a Masters of Professional Studies in Environmental Management.





Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

Tony has been with Telarc Limited since 1991 and has specialised in education, chemicals and chemical processing and food industry management systems. He has tutored with the New Zealand Quality College and SANZ, as well as undertaking various assessor roles during this time.

With a Bachelor of Science and a Diploma in Teaching, Tony's career initially led him into teaching. He then had a number of technical roles in food and agri-food companies where he also developed his interest and knowledge in management systems.

Tony has helped to develop, maintain and oversee technical aspects of Telarc SAI's blue ribbon programmes, namely ISO9001 (Quality Management) and ISO14001 (Environmental Management). Tony is also qualified to conduct audits across additional certifications including ISO14064 (Greenhouse Gas Emissions).

Tony's passion and extensive knowledge around the areas of management systems and auditing, coupled with a strong belief that they can add value to your organisation, make him an excellent choice of auditor.