Nicola Parkes • ISO Quality Services Limited

Nicola Parkes

Nicola Parkes

Summary 

Nicola, known as Nic, has worked in Quality & Compliance for 20 years and specialises in designing ISO management systems that are of a high standard but are also streamlined, simple to maintain and give businesses the maximum benefit.

Nic has a passion and talent for procedure design, analysis and training.   Solving problems, finding efficiencies and seeing tangible results is what drives Nic, and makes her a conscientious & professional Consultant.  Nicola is an experienced & qualified Lead Auditor and has assisted and assessed businesses across many sectors for ISO compliance, and helping them gain certification.

Experience with ISO Quality Services 

Nicola has recently joined the team (2024), she is a qualified internal and ISO Lead Auditor and specialises in the below ISO Standards:

  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental
  • ISO 22301 – Business Continuity
  • ISO 27001 – Information Security

Nic has held the responsibility for the writing and implementation of ISO accredited management systems and has audited externally for UKAS accredited certification providers.  Nic is also on the impartiality board of an international UKAS accreditation body – auditing the auditors!

Employment History 

Along with consulting, Nic has held roles in IT project management support, environmental sustainability, legal risk administration and data archive management.  Nic has a wealth of experience in implementing management systems in multi-site businesses and has been a policy writer as part of her roles in several large and multi-national organisations.

Personal 

Nic started out (many years ago!) as a professional photographer and occasionally dusts off her old cannon SLR!  Nic loves live music and goes to live shows as much as she can.  Much of Nic’s spare time is spent hanging out with her young daughter, they love walking, swimming and being in nature.

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