FQM is a QHSE and ISO support organisation, focused on delivering cost effective results to achieve our client’s needs.

We ensure you achieve your ISO Certification, provide interim and ad-hoc QHSE services, training, coaching and QHSE compliance software.


Meet the team below, and don't hesitate to get in contact.

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Chris Docherty 
Managing Director 

Chris has over twenty-five years of senior level experience in Contracts, Risk, Quality, and Project Management.


He has managed many of the largest ‘blue chip’ companies in the global market-place, and brings extensive international experience to FQM after working in East-Asia, Europe and the USA.

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Brian Minty 
Senior Consultant 

Brian has over Thirty years of experience in the oil and gas industry. His career has exposed him to a broad range of local, regional and international organisations with differing levels of cultural maturity.


He has also held senior HSEQ roles in Europe, Africa, Russia, and the USA with Marine, Drilling, Subsea and Operator companies.

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Stuart Mcilroy 
Senior Consultant 

Stuart McIlroy is a Chartered Safety Professional with solid management skills. He has over 20 years’ experience in Health and Safety Roles within the Oil and Gas Industry.

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Brian Christie 
Senior Consultant 

Brian has over Twenty Five years in Safety Management, with fifteen years also in preparing and delivering training courses.


Working predominantly in the downstream petrochemicals and plastics industries, his training has specialised in IOSH Managing Safely, IOSH Working Safely, IOSH Safety for Senior Managers, NEBOSH and CDM.

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Leonard Sym

Leonard is one of FQM’s skilled trainers and coaches, with twenty-five years’ experience in management education and training.


His particular focus is on internal business management, which covers leadership, conflict management, and finance. As well as delivering coaching and mentoring on post graduate project management.

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Bob Summers
Senior Consultant

After a career with the British Army’s Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Bob became a training and development consultant in 2003.


He is experienced in supervision and management, and has a reputation for delivering high level training in the oil and gas industry.

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David Newman
Senior Consultant

David has in excess of 30 years national and international oil & gas project engineering and management expertise and experience within Operators, EPIC contractors, and consultancy teams for various onshore and offshore projects of $Bn’s CAPEX.


He is a passionate oil & gas practitioner who has worked as an oil and gas consultant, coach and trainer on nationally and internationally projects as technical and commercial lead and management of multi-disciplined/cultural teams to provide solutions to complex and challenging project requirements.

Michael Freeman 
Senior Consultant 

Michael is a high calibre management systems consultant with a proven track record in systems implementation, professional training and business improvement.


Michael has a strong background in Consultancy, Auditing and Training. He has also worked at a senior level in Sales, Procurement, Operations and Quality functions.

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Stuart Matthews
Senior Consultant

Stuart has over thirty-six years’ experience in the engineering industry, including twelve years as a HSE professional.


He is highly competent in Auditing, Incident Investigation, Risk Assessments, and Design Reviews as well as extensive experience in offshore safety coaching.

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Michael Heaney
Senior Consultant 

Michael is an experienced oilfield consultant, with over twelve years’ operational field experience. He has a wide range of technical, commercial, and management skills, and has international experience in software marketing.

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Peter Hartley
Senior Consultant 

Peter has been a professional management systems auditor and consultant since 1996.


He has experience in designing management systems for clients, and providing advice for maintaining UKAS certification.


Extensive knowledge and deployment of ISO standards.

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Martyn Lee
Senior Consultant

Martyn is a highly competent and experienced HSEQ and Risk Management professional. He has a strong background in Facility Upgrades, Operations Management, Onshore and Offshore EPCI, and Exploration and Production.


More recently, he has extended his areas of expertise to include Assurance Management, and Project and Enterprise Risk.

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Alun Wallace 
Senior Consultant

Alun is an IRCA certified lead auditor with over ten years’ experience in working with key clients, implementing management systems, and delivering certifications.


Past experience includes delivering an ISO9001 certification for Siemens’ IT Solutions and Services at the National Assembly for Wales.

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