Since founding D.G.Edworthy Associates in 1994, Doug has successfully helped large and small organisations in a wide variety of service and manufacturing business sectors achieve certification and improvement of their management systems through his unique business consultancy services.

His abilities and integrity as a consultant have been recognised through his Chartered Quality Professional status [CQP] awarded by the Chartered Quality Institute. In addition, he has been assessed and is listed on Business Link Consultants registers, permitting him to work with clients on Business Link aided projects.

Doug Edworthy has been trained and his competence attested as an auditor of ISO 9001 quality management, ISO 9000-3 (Tick IT) software quality management, ISO 14001 environmental management, ISO 27001 information security management, ISO 17024 certification body management and ISO 17025 testing and calibration laboratory management systems and Financial and Security Industry accreditation schemes. His auditing principles are not just "did they do it right" but also "what could be done better" - his audits add value to a organisation.

In addition, Doug holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Computing for Commerce and Industry [PGD CCI(Open)], and the BCS/ISEB Certificates in Information Security Management Principles and in Information Security Risk Management.

He is a member of the Chartered Quality Institute [MCQI], the British Computer Society [MBCS] and the Audio Engineering Society [MAES].  He is an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Sound and Communications Engineers [Hon.FInstSCE] and he is a Past President of the Council of the ISCE having held the positions of Chair of the Steering Committee 1990-1996 and President 1996-2000. He was founding Chairman of the International Hearing Loop Manufacturers Association.

The business sectors of organisations he has worked with include: -

  • Air transportation
  • Architectural practice
  • Audio engineering
  • Building design services
  • Business link
  • Construction
  • Direct mail
  • Document management
  • Education consultancy
  • Electronics design and manufacture
  • Engineering project management
  • Financial services
  • Fire and security
  • Healthcare management
  • Insurance
  • IT services
  • Life-safety
  • Media streaming
  • Metal coating
  • Metal fabrication
  • Microelectronic fabrication
  • Oil industry engineering services
  • Optical manufacturing
  • Rail transportation
  • Vehicle construction
  • Security
  • Securities & Investment
  • Software creation
  • Travel
  • Veterinary supply