Nick Ball

Nick Ball

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Certification

  • TickITplus® - Assessor

Personal data

First name
Nick
Last name
Ball
Address
Kitemark Court, Davy Avenue
MK5 8PP Knowlhill, Milton Keynes
United Kingdom


About

OVERVIEW Experienced computer professional with in-depth knowledge of software development & quality management systems. Considerable experience & knowledge in related disciplines – information security management, IT service management, business continuity management, IT disaster recovery, and project management. Managed quality management systems for software development & IT services at three previous organisations in differing customer markets – CAD/FE engineering, oil & gas, and leisure / public sector. Strong customer focus having worked directly with clients continuously, often in their offices. WORK EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS Developed and implemented a quality management system to manage software products to attain ISO9001/TickIT certification Responsible for numerous CAD/FE installations & customisations Hosted successfully a range of external quality & information security inspections from Certification Bodies to customer audits from finance & public sector customers Have delivered training courses & sessions for software products & quality/information security management SPECIALIST SUBJECTS Lead Assessor 27001 Information Security 9001 Quality TickITplus CAREER 30 years work experience 15 years management systems implementation Over 1300 audit man days Audits conducted in UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, & India INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE Software Development IT Services & Telecomm Engineering / Oil & Gas Government Health Management Consultancy Finance Travel Scientific QUALIFICATIONS M.A. Hons Mathematics – Cambridge University M.Sc. Operational Research – University of Sussex BSI Diploma in Business Improvements TESTIMONIALS ‘Nick is a first class assessor and I have always found him to be professional and fair at all our assessments’ ‘ Thanks once again for some insightful feedback on our ISMS which will be invaluable as our plans for constant improvement are progressed’ ‘ Overall I found Nick thorough and approachable. The issues and improvement opportunities were valid and helpful to us’

Member of

Member of British Computer Society



Scope profiles

- Information Management & Security - Service Man