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Professional Profile
Name Mr Michael Knight
First Language English
City Wellington
Country New Zealand
Professional Type
Lead Auditor - Management Systems - ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, 27001 and 31000
Auditor - Management Systems - ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, 27001 and 31000
Lead Auditor - Risk Management - ISO 31000:2018
International Business Consultant
ISO 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility Practitioner
Observational Assessment
Memberships, Qualifications Michael has a number of academic qualifications to his credit including business management and training and development. He is a certified Institute Accredited Business Adviser and Facilitator, an accredited APEC Training Assessor, an approved NZTE Facilitator and is an internationally certified Quality Management Systems Auditor and Lead Auditor. He is past Chairperson of the Institute of Accredited Business Consultants, Lower Hutt Chamber of Commerce and Business Hutt Valley Wellington.
Experience Within the fields of sales, operations and logistics management Michael spent ten years domiciled in Asia, Australia and the United Kingdom before returning to New Zealand. Following which 25 years was spent in senior management . This included senior positions with the Apple and Pear Marketing Board, New Zealand Post Ministry of Transport and several subsidiaries of Fletcher Challenge Ltd.

With this background and experience he established Strategic Management Services Ltd. specializing in SME business training and development.As an expatriate and business consultant countries of work experience include: New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, United Kingdom, Europe, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Denmark & Tonga.

Michael is currently Chairperson of a medium sized manufacturing business where he has been responsible for business planning and the development of human resource, quality and health and safety development systems within the ISO 26000 standard. Michael has also participated in sport at national and international level which has helped in his working with and understanding of people motivations and management.
Industry Standards and codes Integrated Business Management Systems - Lead Auditor. ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2016, OHSAS 18001: 2007, AS/4801:2001, ISO 31000:2018, ISO 19011:2011 and ISO 17021: 2015
ANZSIC Codes: 1174 Bakery, 1354 Clothing, 2312 Motor Vehicle Trailer Manufacturing. 2519 other Furniture Manufacturing, 2591 Jewellery and Silverware Manufacturing, 6921 Architecture Services, 6940 Advertising agencies, 7530 Local Government