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Behind the Business

Welcome to your QED support team. Our principal consultant/auditors are supported by our team of consultants with specialist industry experience and auditors who can deliver your outsourced audit programme. 

Therese (Terri) Connor

Business Development Director
Consultant/Lead Auditor

Terri brings over 30 years of practical experience from working across a diverse range of business sectors and roles to the benefit of her clients. Business sectors include manufacturing, hospitality and catering, banking, legal, IT, facility management and construction.

An innovative and proactive individual with strong communication and organisational skills. Her career to date, in this country and abroad, has allowed her to develop an instinctive understanding of the challenges that face growing businesses in today's economic climate.

Terri is an IRCA Certified Lead Auditor, SSIP Assessor, Prince2 Practitioner and holds a CCNA qualification. She is the QED lead in ISO 27001 implementation.



Sophie Jefferson

Consultant/Lead Auditor

With over 15 years' experience working within the facilities and office management, advertising, PR, retail and professional services sectors, Sophie has held responsibility for health and safety management, health and safety training, risk assessments and audits. She has a particular interest in environmental management and is the QED lead on the Carbon Footprint Reporting requirements.

Sophie's skills and past experience in supporting management to develop and implement key management and operational policies, bring added value to the clients she works with.

Sophie is an IRCA Certified Lead Auditor and IOSH
Managing Safely qualified.

Pat Davey


With a background in the electronics, production and test engineering industry including running his own business, Pat has hands on experience and understanding of the day to day challenges that face SME's in that sector.

Pat brings over 30 years of experience of test and inspection skills to the benefit of QED clients. His portfolio includes service provision to both large and small organisations including contracts requiring MOD security clearance.

Pat is an IRCA Certified Auditor and specialises in delivering client Internal Audit Programmes.



Elaine Davey


Elaine is a qualified business manager with experience in project and contract management. She brings a structured, logical approach to all projects combined with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

With over 25 years experience in business procedures, communication, people management and health and safety. Elaine has a unique insight into organisations and the strategies needed to achieve their goals.

Elaine is an IRCA Certified Auditor and qualified in
Prince 2 Project Management

Mike Chubb

Consultant/Lead Auditor

Mike is a qualified Environmental Health professional specialising in food safety, quality, health and safety and environmental management support to businesses.

With over 25 years' experience working as Food Safety and HSE Director for a number of high profile hospitality and support service companies, Mike brings his board-level experience of improving performance and legal compliance to our clients.

A practical problem-solver committed to continuing to achieve business objectives he delivers sound, practical and targeted guidance with a proven ability to build excellent relationships at all levels.

Mike is the QED lead in HACCP based food safety management and all aspects of food hygiene legislation and best practise.

QED Consultants are specialists who have many years of solid experience in management systems, management system standards and organisational development. Your QED Consultant will be able to help you implement robust management systems with the full range of support, guidance and advice you need to successfully achieve certification.

Internal Auditors are effectively working as your outsourced internal auditor. They will help you deliver your internal audit plan and advise you on best practice and continual improvement opportunities. Companies with limited resources will find our internal auditors invaluable. For those companies wishing to invest in training their own people to be competent internal auditors, please ask us about our QED Internal Auditors Course.

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