IMS Global Standards

About Us - Our IMS World Class Team

Chris J Ward - Founder, Managing Director
  • Member of BS 18001 Committee and contributor to the initial development of ISO 45001.
  • H M Principal Inspector with the UK’s Health and Safety Executive for 36 years. Experience of a wide range of manufacturing and service sectors.
  • Co-author HSE’s HSG 65 revised 2013, "Managing for Health and Safety", the original POPMAR system now PDCA.
  • Author of the HSE’s audit tool for inspection of health and safety management used by HSE and Local Authority Inspectors in the UK.
  • Continues to investigate fatal accidents around the world in heavy manufacturing/construction sectors.
  • CMIOSH, Diploma of Health and Safety Aston University 1980, Lead Auditor OHSAS 18001, NEBOSH Diploma and Certificate Lead Examiner,  Accredited CHAS Assessor.

Jane Standerwick - ISO 45001 Solutions Developer
  • Expert in implementing ISO Integrated Management Systems.
  • CMIOSH, NEBOSH Diploma Health and Safety, Lead Audit (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001) Associate Consultant for British Standards Institute. NEBOSH Examiner, Accredited CHAS Assessor.           
  • IRCA Registered auditor, OSHCR Health and Safety Executive Registered Consultant. NEBOSH Specialist Diploma in Environmental Management.
  • Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (AIEMA).
  • BSc (Hons) Chemistry.
  • 10 years practicing health and safety in chemical industry.
  • 17 years practicing consultant including expert audit of OHSMS.

Trevor Dodd - ISO 45001 Solutions Developer:  OHSMSystems
  • BSI's Global Technical Manager for OHSAS 18001 from 2008 to 2017.
  • 21 years until Spring 2017 at BSI involved with the development implementation and audit of 9001/14001/18001 .
  • Current member of ISO PC 283 ISO 45001 development group from its inception.
  • Vice Chair of OHSAS 18001 HS/1 BSI committee.
  • Chair of BS 45002 development committee,  currently being drafted to provide guidance for the implementation of ISO45001.
  • Chartered member of IOSH and chartered member of Chartered Quality Institute.

Susanna Everton - ISO 45001 Solutions Developer:  Occupational Health
  • Member of OHSAS 18001 Committee contributing occupational health expertise to the development of ISO45001.
  • Registered General Nurse (adult) and Registered Occupational Health Nurse.
  • Past Vice President of Association of Occupational Health Nurses.
  • Member of development board of Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing.
  • Co-editor and author of Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing book, published 2017.
  • Independent occupational health nurse practitioner and expert in audit of Occupational Health Management Systems.
  • CMIOSH, MSc in OHS, Chartered Safety Practitioner.

John Wilkinson - ISO 45001 Solutions Developer:  Human Factors
  • Worked at HSE for 22 years, where he developed and headed the Human Factors Team.
  • International experience including EU and USA, working with the USA Chemical Safety Board.
  • Investigated human factors influences in Buncefield, BP Texas City & Macondo.
  • Joint publications with the UK Energy Institute, including the Step Change for Safety programme.
  • Experienced presenter at conferences, seminars and training events.
  • BA (Hons) Psychology & Philosophy.  CMIOSH.
  • Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and Member of British Psychological Society.

Jamie Clements-Ward - Operations Manager
  • CMIOSH, NEBOSH Diploma, NEBOSH Fire Certificate, Level 3 (HACCP) for food manufacturing.
  • Lead Auditor OHSAS 18001, IRCA Registered auditor.
  • 10 years practising consultant.
  • Provides health and safety support for local and national companies.
  • DSEAR risk assessments and compliance audits for petroleum forecourts. Competent person training for fuel deliveries and forecourt safety.
  • NEBOSH Examiner for National Certificate.