Initially established to provide Consultancy support to businesses across the UK, with ISO Standards and Systems.

In recent years, the Company has evolved into a wide range of Consultancy & also now Digital services.

The Senior Management Team are forward thinking, and are extremely proud of an extensive Client base across all locations within the UK.  With a high number of our Clients who have remained loyal to our Company (and vice versa) for over 2 decades.

This would not have been possible without a high level of professional standards, delivered by our team at all times.

Our approach has always been that of a “hands on approach”, to help and support our Clients at every aspect of their requirements.

Guthrie & Craig can now support in the following areas:

We have built up a team of consultants who have both theoretical and practical experience in the implementation of Quality Assurance, Environmental, Health & Safety, and Information Security Management Systems. In addition to this we now have a Mobile App Platform where we can provide digital solutions to our Clients. 

We pride ourselves that our experience in Consultancy and Training enables us to help you with any Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Engineering Management issues. Giving advice, guidance, support and training to all types of businesses.

We work closely with our Clients to ensure Management Systems and our services are tailor-made to their needs and reflect the best practices and techniques available.

Award-winning Management Services

Providing 5 star business support for 28 years.

Meet the Team


Neil Emsley


With over 20 years experience with ISO Standards and Health & Safety, Neil purchased Guthrie & Craig (Management Services) Limited in October 2011, and has seen the Company grow significantly under his leadership.

In July 2008 Neil made a big decision to leave his previous employment and set up self-employed as a management Consultant specialising in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and Health & Safety.

Neil is the Managing Director of Guthrie & Craig (Management Services) and a Director in both the Engineering and Training Services. Neil also oversees the Digital Services including development of mobile applications.

Paul Milroy


Paul, specialises in ISO Standards, 9001, 14001, 45001, 27001, and Health & Safety Consultancy. Covering a wide range of industries including Construction, Landscaping, Engineering & Manufacturing.

Paul has worked alongside Neil since 2008, and has supported the growth of Guthrie & Craig during his time with the Company. Paul has a Diploma in Applied Health & Safety and is a Graduate Member of IOSH. Paul also has a real passion for training. He delivers IOSH managing safely, ROLO and a wide variety of in-house awareness courses.

Paul is currently supporting businesses through our e-learning site. Paul is the Managing Director of Guthrie & Craig (Training Services) Limited.

David Brown


David joined Guthrie & Craig in November 2012, and has over 15 years’ experience working in Engineering.

David was previously a Production/ QHSE Manager and has the practical knowledge of implementing requirements of standards in a workable and systematic approach. David has implemented industry standards such as AS9100, TS16949, API Q1 and TS29001 and has also implemented the more widely recognised standards like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.

David is a qualified welding inspector and has strong knowledge of ASME/AWS/API/NORSOK/ISO engineering and welding standards. David is the Managing Director of Guthrie & Craig (Engineering Services) Limited.

Anne Olley

Senior Consultant

Anne joined Guthrie & Craig in October 2011 after a successful career at Durham University. Anne contributes in many areas of the business and primarily specialises in ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Management Systems.

With a real passion for detail, Anne has great Auditing skills, and also enjoys working on development of new Management Systems.

In her spare time, she relaxes by going for walks, gardening, watching football, and is an avid follower of her son Greg, who plays football for Gateshead FC.

Chris Pitchers


Chris joined the Guthrie and Craig team in 2014.

He has a background in law and has a degree in Law LLB (Hons) from Leeds Metropolitan University.

Chris’ main passion is in Health and Safety and holds NEBOSH Diploma and is a Grad Member of IOSH and working towards Chartered status.

At Guthrie and Craig Chris conduct regular compliance audits against clients’ H&S arrangements and assists clients in making sure they achieve and maintain legal compliance

Chris also audits against numerous ISO standards including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 as well as numerous National Highway Sector Schemes as well as developing and implementing such systems.

In his spare time Chris enjoys walking, hiking and camping as much as possible. Chris is passionate about Rugby and Ice Hockey.

Lee Johnstone


Lee joined Guthrie in Craig in 2022 and has a number of Health & Safety qualifications including NEBOSH General Certificate.

Lee has a real passion for Health & Safety, and also supports our Clients with  ISO standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and  ISO 45001.

Outside of work, Lee is a keen amateur Darts Player!

Wayne Bungay


Wayne is approaching 20 years construction related experience. His qualifications include NEBOSH General Certificate, SMSTS and is currently working towards his NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma.

Wayne’s interests outside of work include spending time with his family, and playing football and badminton.

Oana-Maria Pitic

Consultant / Account Manager

Oana is the most recent member of the Guthrie & Craig team, and joins with a great deal of Customer Service experience.

She has a strong passion for Health & Safety and ISO systems, and is currently undertaking an extensive training programme.

She has recently completed training around ISO Internal Auditing, IOSH Managing Safely and training covering ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Systems.

Oana also has experience with Human Resources systems.

Michael Bayley

Senior Consultant

Michael is a vastly experienced Health & Safety Consultant / Advisor, with over 30 years + working in the Health & Safety industry.

Liam Bolton

Digital Consultant

Liam joined Guthrie & Craig in 2020 and supports Clients on Digital and Mobile App Projects.

Liam also provides day to day maintenance support across all of our Digital Solutions, in particular our Mobile App Platforms.

Over the past 3 years, Liam has supported the development of over 200 mobile applications.

Keith Ivory

HR Partner

Keith is a highly experienced board level HR professional, change agent and project manager with specialist expertise in the areas of the application of Employment Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, TUPE, Culture Change, Employee Engagement, Reward and Reorganisation.

With experience gained within both unionised and non-unionised environments, Keith has developed a successful track record of operating effectively within fast paced, complex and continuously changing environments and has partnered with business owners, directors and operational management teams to deliver HR related projects that have generated material bottom line impact.

Keith provides first line support on all HR related services to our Clients.