Our FSC, H&S & ISO Consultants in Kent & London
Chris Passmore - Principal Management Systems Consultant and Director
Chris started his Management Systems career reading Systems and Management at City University before joining the Royal Navy. He both enforced the Common Fisheries Policy around the coasts of the UK and was a warship navigating officer.
Chris then joined his family printing business working in a number of customer facing roles during a challenging time for the industry.
After gaining experience as a manager of AlphaGraphics, a Central London “Quick Printer”, Chris joined Patersons and moved in to the role of Human Resources and Quality Director, managing both the demands of rapid expansion and then managed contraction.
In 2006 Chris set up 2SB Management Systems and has since implemented and supported over 80 businesses with the implementation of UKAS accredited 9001, 14001 and 18001 Management Systems.
Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), an Associate member of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and has a level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
Chris is an experienced yachtsman and after sharing a 34ft yacht with his father for 15 years now shares a slightly smaller yacht with is daughter on the Medway.
Lucy Trimmer – ISO Management Systems Consultant
Having gained a first-class Environmental Geography BSc degree, upon leaving university Lucy began work in the charitable sector. With previous sales experience, her first role involved working in Corporate Fundraising and Events before she moved charity to gain experience in Market Research and Development.
Prior to joining 2SB, Lucy gained a qualification in Understanding Sustainable Refurbishment and became qualified as an Energy Surveyor. Looking to apply her environmental studies to work within a business environment, Lucy was then recommended to Chris Passmore by a mutual contact.
Lucy, after a period of both attending ISO lead auditor training courses and working alongside Chris on the implementation of UKAS accredited Management Systems, now works with a wide range of clients on 9001, 14001, 18001 and 27001 projects.
Lucy has now almost completed the market leading Legislation and Management MSc at Brunel University to further develop 2SB's competence to deliver effective and professional advice in this demanding area.
Jon Passmore – ISO Management Systems Consultant
Jon graduated from Bristol University with a First Class Degree in Civil Engineering and during his holidays worked for Skanska. He then spent two years working as an Assistant Language Teacher in a Japanese Secondary School near Tokyo before a year in Vancouver BC where he developed a passion for working in restaurants.
On returning to the UK he started work for Ottolenghi's, a high profile Eastern Mediterranean Deli based in Islington and in 2014 was appointed General Manager with day to day responsibility of over 50 staff and a turnover of £xm. In January 2017 he joined 2SB and has undertaken training in ISO 9001, 14001, 27001 and Health & Safety.
Jon lives in Stratford East London and has a Diploma in wine.
Eric Gardener – FSC & PEFC Chain of Custody Consultant
Eric began his career in the printing industry in the traditional time honoured way – pushing a broom and brewing tea for the journeyman printers at Battley Brothers Printers in Clapham, London.
Following completion of a 5 year course at the London College of Printing in print administration and manufacturing he gained experience in a wide range of commercial and production management roles including sales and marketing.
Eric has over the years developed a deep knowledge of the way internal business processes work to meet both the needs of the business and the clients which they serve. Eric is able to both quickly relate to the each individual member of staff as well as understand their role within the business which is critical in achieving a successful Chain of Custody implementation.
Since joining 2SB in 2009 Eric has helped broaden the companies target marketplace undertaking projects implementing single and multi-site FSC and PEFC Chain of Custody schemes working with clients to achieve certification, independently audited by accredited certification bodies of their choice.
Eric works energetically to keep up to date with the ever changing requirements of Chain of Custody and is now well known for his thoughtful and considered advice in helping fit the requirements of the "system to the customer" rather than the "customer to the system."
Recent clients include timber merchants, sawmills, bespoke joinery and carpentry/furniture manufacturers as well as printers and paper merchants.
Florence Pillman - Intern
Florence has joined as an intern from June to August 2017 with a view to understanding how ISO syetms work as well as providing additional marketing support.