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Chairman, IQ Verify Ltd

Raymond Clarke 

Ray has held senior roles within the vocational education sector since 1988, establishing and leading the National Training Organisation for the security industry, gaining approval and leading the national Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) for the polymer industry, and running training companies and educational consultancies. He also provided independent chairmanship and acted as a facilitator for those involved in the establishment of the Sector Skills Council for the Facilities Industry.He has been involved in many strategic sector based education committees including:

  • Chairmanships of the National Training Organisations National Council Quality, Impact and resources committee;
  • Chairmanship of the Security Industry Lead Body Standards and Qualifications Committee;
  • Chairmanship of the DTI Plastics and Rubber Industry Forum Education Committee;
  • Served on SGS Certification Council;
  • Sits on the CERTASS Impartiality Committee.

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Operations Executive, IQ Verify Ltd

Jessica Teale BA Hons

Jess started work in the Security Industry in 2004 at Skills for Security Ltd, Jess progressed through the company and specialised in the Skills and Standards Development team working on National Occupational Standards (NOS). Throughout this time Jess worked with industry experts to develop and review the NOS across the security services sector.

Jess joined IQ Verify in June 2014 and has established the foundations of the Quality Management System, policies and procedures and has worked closely with the Director and General Manager of IQ Verify to achieve UKAS accreditation to ISO17065 and ISO17021 which are the standards that certification bodies follow.