Ray Tricker - Senior Consultant

Specialism: Quality Management Consultant

 

Experience

A senior manager with over 45 years continuous service in Quality, Safety and Environmental Management, Project Management, Communication Electronics and Railway Command, Control and Signalling.

With extensive European and international rail sector industry experience as EU Project Coordinator, Project Manager, Technical Director, Quality & Safety Manager and ISO 9001:2008 Principal Auditor, he is now acting as a Consultant to Herne European Consultancy Ltd, specialising in the provision of integrated quality, environmental and safety management systems to suit individual customer requirements.

As a published author with 39 titles on Engineering and Management (including a series of 17 on Quality Management) Ray is recognised as a leading expert in all aspects of Quality Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Management, Engineering and Railway Signalling.

 

1993 - Present

  • Senior Consultant, Herne European Consultancy Ltd.
  • Quality Manager of the Trinidad Rapid Rail Project - Programme Management Consultancy (TRRP-PMC)
  • Evaluation Committee Member to the Trinidad Rapid Rail Transportation System Tender Evaluation Process (TRRTS)
  • UKAS Technical Specialist for the assessment of Notified Bodies for the harmonisation of the trans-European high speed rail system (Command, Control and Signalling aspects).
  • Quality Consultant for the Association of American Railroad Transportation and Technology Centre (TTCI).
  • Quality Consultant to the European Rail Research Institute (ERRI).
  • HEROE Project Co-ordinator (European Commission)
  • ERTMS Users Group Project Co-ordinator (European Commission).
  • European Rail Traffic Management System Specialist Review Team Leader (European Commission).
  • Quality Consultant to the Association of American Railroad's
  • Quality Manager for the European Train Control System Project (ERRI).

 

Also!

  • Technical Author (23 titles) for Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Technical Author (1 title) Newnes
  • Technical Author (4 titles) for Routledge
  • Technical Author (1 title) for Van Haren.
  • Technical Author (1 title) for Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers
  • Technical Author (8 titles) for Herne European Consultancy Ltd
  • Technical Author (1 title) European Rail Research Institute
  • Technical Author (3 titles) Stingray TA&QMC
  • Technical Author for Leica Microsystems Imaging Solutions Ltd.

 

1976 - 1993

  • Chief Engineer of the NATO Allied Command Europe, Computer and Communications Security Agency in Belgium.
  • Communications Equipment Manager and Quality Advisor to the Hong Kong Forces.
  • Commander of the NATO Central Region Communications and Logistics Depot Repair Facility in The Netherlands.
  • Telecommunications and Quality Advisor to the Saudi Arabian National Guard.
  • Chief Communications Systems Engineer in Cyprus.
  • Project Officer for the Royal Corps of Signals in UK.

 

Qualifications

 MSc (Communications Electronics) Open University Program, UCLA 1983-1988.

 IEng Incorporated Engineer.

 CQP Chartered Quality Professional

.FCMI Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute

 FIETÂ Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Technology

 FCQI Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute

.FIRSE Fellow of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers

 UKAS Lead Auditor

 

Publications

  • Building Regulations in Brief Edition 6 (published 2014)
  • ISO 9001:2000 for Small Businesses Edition 5 (published 2014)
  • Wiring Regulations in Brief Edition 3 (published 2013)
  • Building Regulations in Brief Edition 7 (published 2012)
  • Building Regulations in Brief Edition 6 (published 2011)
  • ISO 9001:2000 for Small Businesses Edition 4 (published 2010)
  • Water Regulations in Brief (published 2009)
  • Wiring Regulations in Brief Edition 2 (published  2008)
  • The Cyder Book (published 2007)
  • Building Regulations in Brief Edition 5 (published Aug 2007)
  • Auditing Quality Management Systems" (Published 2007, reprinted 2008(twice), 2010)
  • Quality Management System for ISO 9001:2000 (published 2007)
  • Wiring Regulations in Brief (published Jan 2007)
  • Building Regulations in Brief Edition 4 (published Aug 2006, reprinted Dec 2006)
  • ISO 9001:2000 The Quality Management Process (published 2006)
  • Aide Memoire to ISO 9001-2000 Edition 2 (published 2006)
  • Building Regulations in Brief Edition 3 (published 2005, reprinted 2006)
  • ISO 9001:2000 for Small Businesses Edition 3 (published 2005, reprinted 2006)
  • ISO 9001:2000 in Brief Edition 2 (published 2005)
  • ISO 9001:2000 Audit Checklists (published 2005)
  • "ISO 9001:2000 Audit Procedures" (published 2005, reprinted 2006, 2007)
  • ISO 9001:2000 Quality Manual and Audit Checksheets (published 2005, reprinted 2006)
  • Building Regulations in Brief Edition 2 (published July 2004, reprinted Dec 2004)
  • Aide Memoire to ISO 9001-2000 (published 2003, reprinted 2004(twice), 2005)
  • Building Regulations In Brief (published July 2003, reprinted 2003(twice))