Operations Director Rail Gourmet Ltd
I have worked with Carole for a number of years. In her role she has provided me with excellent sound advice and direction on health and safety matters. She always goes the extra mile and has a personality that puts people not only at ease, but brings an air of trust with it. I would fully recommend and endorse Carole’s work.
Global Director – Food Nsf International
I have had the pleasure of working with Carole for several years across her roles at SSP and Asda and during this time have found her to be an absolute delight to work with. She has both a deep technical knowledge and a practical viewpoint that is often rare to find. I would have no hesitation in recommending Carole and wish her every success in her new venture which will be an undoubted triumph.
Mitchell & Butler Energy Manager
You might think health and safety issues uninteresting, boring, and attention to them just a necessity to have to deal with. Carole always sorted issues effectively and with an understanding that helped engage all so that prevention was incorporated in modus operadi thoroughly.She has a deep understanding of her subject but never overburdens others with it, just explains, solves, guides and supports. Carole brings freshness, light and good humour to her work and is a great asset to any team. A joy to work with and know.
Home Retail Group Health & Safety Manager
Carole is a pragmatic operator and expert in food and health and safety who understands the legal requirements and has the business acumen, leadership qualities and gravitas to successfully develop and implement them across an organisation. She is trustworthy, honest and reliable and someone I am more than happy to recommend as a leader in her field.
Keeping Nandos safe and Legal
I have known Carole for over five years, both through the Campden BRI Food Service MIG and an informal network of professionals dedicated to helping their organisations perform as safely as they possibly can. She has a wealth of knowledge which she shares with an engaging style in a practical way.
CIPD Knowledge & Capability Director
Carole and I worked together for several years and I am happy to highly recommend her. What she brings to Health and Safety is a level of pragmatism that is often lacking. She really understood the business, its drivers and needs and managed her remit to make sure we were safe and legal but not mired in process and paperwork.
Bob Di Guiseppe
Consultant, Formerly Operations Director at SSP
Carole was a colleague for six years. We collaborated on various initiatives together within the Operational Services Function. She has a detailed knowledge of her subject area and understands root causes which results in implementing processes that protect the business form Risk. She demands and achieves high standards from her team and brings energy and enthusiasm to the business and gets the best out of those she engages with. Influential in her dealings with other directors and at board level, is very personable and has an engaging manner and believes in providing constructive feedback to all who seek her advice. As a project leader Carole brings a balanced approach, she considers the thoughts of others but always does what is right for the business and does not shy away from difficult decisions. Carole always behaves professionally and as a business partner would enhance any business.
Travel Lodge – head of Health & safety
I’ve known Carole for several years and I have found that she is always incredibly helpful, supportive and knowledgeable about anything in the safety professional’s inbox. Carole is the first to respond to any request for assistance and is a pleasure to know as a colleague and a friend.
Campden BRI Head of Membership
I have had the pleasure of working with Carole as part of our Food Service Member Interest Group for over 7 years. Carole has been a very active member and contributor; always full of energy and enthusiasm, always ready to share her invaluable experience and knowledge as well as ask challenging questions!
Legal Director Pinsent Mason LLP
Carole has a huge amount of experience in health and safety and food safety and hygiene. Her knowledge of the food manufacturing and retail sectors is excellent. She applies this expertise with diligence and good humour. A great team player.
I have known Carole for almost 15 years. Firstly as a colleague and secondly as someone who has worked for me. In both roles Carole has excelled both in the comprehensive nature of work she has undertaken and the interpersonal skills she has brought to the various roles. Carole is a highly efficient person, able to manage various tasks simultaneously. She communicates well with all levels in an organisation to achieve optimum outcomes.
EAT – Head of Technical & Operational Standards
Carole has great knowledge and is articulate, with great attention to detail. Carole is always a pleasure to work with.
MD at SoNQ and Shieldyourself
Carole is a dynamic safety practitioner, a great negotiator and a pleasure to work with.
Norwich City Council – Environmental Health Manager
Carole is every ounce an Environmental Health Professional. She is focused and driven with great people skills, knowledgable and practical. She is very hardworking and great fun to work with.
Karen Sinclair Williams
Spelthorne Council: Head of Housing & Independent Living
I have asked Carole for professional advice many times over the years. She has always been incredibly helpful, reliable and knowledgeable. One of Carole’s greatest skills is the ability to remain pragmatic in order to assist with realistic and practical solutions to problems. Her communication skills are excellent and I would thoroughly recommend her.
Lancashire County Council – Senior Surveyor
Carole has provided me with food safety support on several occasions in the past and is always helpful, diligent and very pragmatic in her guidance. She is extremely knowledgeable about her subject area and she is very thorough and highly competent in her approach to her work. Working with Carole is always an enjoyable experience and I would recommend her professional support to anyone.
Nobel Fire Systems
I have worked with Carol on and off over the last 15 years. Throughout that time Carol has always been great to work with. With ever an eye on consistent quality and attention to detail with integrity and reliability second to non.
Hemsley Fraser – Project Leader
Carole was a first rate Health & Food Safety manager at SSP, she was always supportive, positive and professional in her approach to working collaboratively with the learning and development team which made working with her a pleasure. She was always willing to explore new ways of working, which enabled the L&D team to establish online training and testing of new starters into the business on all matters of Health & Safety.
Emirates Leisure Retail – GM Bars and Restaurants
Carole is an exceptional person to work alongside. She has a great understanding of the roles & responsibilities she undertakes and is able to always align these with the overall business or operational need. Carole is passionate about her work and is able to communicate at all levels effectively in order to get the required result. Carole also possesses a marvelous work with and is great in any team.