Richard Walsh

Richard Walsh

Principal assessor environment and energy , NQA

NQA Principal Energy & Environment Assessor

Principal Assessor with NQA since 2007, specialising in environment and energy management systems auditing. 

Richard is currently heavily involved in preparing NQA assessors and clients for the ISO 50001:2018 transition, after successfully supporting the transition to ISO 14001:2015 from a client and UKAS perspective within NQA. Prior to joining NQA, Richard spent 12 years at environmental charity Groundwork, where has was responsible for environmental management training and consultancy. 

Whilst at Groundwork he completed his studies to become a Chartered Environmentalist. A mechanical engineer by trade, Richard became a metallurgist in the automotive engineering sector prior to taking on a training and advisory role in the implementation of ISO 9001.  

In 1994, when the first environmental management system (BS7750) was published, Richard became one of Groundwork’s first EMS advisors and was responsible for the training and mentoring of environmental management graduates.  





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