||A graduate of Durham University, Tony began his career in 1988 with the UK’s leading dairy foods company, he has extensive experience of working with major food retailers and some of the world’s leading food companies. Tony became a qualified Quality Management System Lead Auditor in 1994 and has been writing extensive Food Safety Management Systems for 20 years. Tony has a wealth of management experience and practical use of Food Safety & Quality Management Systems in the food industry. His management roles have included, Laboratory Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Production Manager, Processing Manager, Technical Manager, Technical Development Manager and Group Technical Manager. He has a broad knowledge of departments that operate within a food company which is highly valuable when documenting policies and procedures relating to those activities. Not only this but practical knowledge of how to implement systems means that a better understanding of company requirements is passed on to each and every employee. Tony provides expert food safety support to the IFSQN website and has written an extensive range of Food Safety Manuals that meet the requirements of GFSI benchmarked standards including BRC, SQF, IFS, FSSC 22000 and ISO 22000.