William Ray

Will Ray has over 30 years experience managing a range of areas including Laboratory, Production, Technical Service, Product Formulation and Development, Process Improvement, HAZOP, Process Safety Studies and Chemicals Regulatory Compliance. His roles have included Chief Chemist, QHSE Manager and Production Manager of specialty chemicals companies, regulatory consultant, internal and external lead auditor, RTO Manager and trainer/assessor. His chemicals expertise covers a wide range of specialty chemicals including defoamers, surfactants, dispersants, silicones, cleaning agents, and surface coatings technologies, Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances and Scheduled Poisons compliance.

Qualifications and associations include:

  • Registered Lead Auditor (RABQSA)

  • Lead RTO Auditor

  • Diploma of Occupational Health & Safety

  • Diploma of Management

  • Diploma of Quality Auditing

  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment

  • WorkSafe endorsed Role of a Return To Work Co-ordinator trainer

  • Chartered Chemist (CChem MRACI)

  • Member of the Australasian Institute of Dangerous Goods Consultants (AIDGC)

Areas of specialisation include:

  • Management Systems Auditing, Implementing and Training

  • ISO 9001; ISO 14001; AS/NZS 4801/OHSAS 18001/ SNR (AQTF)

  • Workplace Training & Assessment

  • Chemicals Regulatory Compliance, Consultancy and Training

    •  Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Substance Labels review, authoring and training to comply with Australian (NOHSC/SWAC) and New Zealand (NZEPA/HSNO) requirements

    •  Classification, Consultation and Training on Hazardous Substances, Dangerous Goods, and Scheduled Poisons.

    • Workplace Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments


Blaine Gordon

Blaine has formal qualifications in Engineering and Business Administration, and is a Certified Management Consultant. He has almost 40 years experience in industry and government, including 25 years consulting. His industry experience includes middle and senior management positions in manufacturing and marketing companies with a focus on high technology products. He has travelled widely in those roles, including numerous visits to Asia.

Blaine's areas of specialisation include:

  •  Company diagnostics and enterprise reviews

  •  Business and divisional start-up, budgeting, planning and development

  •  Strategic, management and market planning and implementation

  •  Export trading planning, research, and matching, and implementation

  •  Business group research, planning and marketing for export

  •  Medical and scientific equipment applications and marketing

  •  Quality assurance based management systems (over 20 clients ISO9000 certified)

  • Auditing, Implementing, Maintaining and Improving Management Systems

  •  AQTF 2010 Auditing and Compliance

  • Registered AQTF Auditor, NSW Dept of Education

  •  Business and investment linking through migration and trade programs

  •  Contract Consultancy


Peter Donoghue

Peter has over 20 years of experience in the areas
of Quality Management Systems, Product Quality Control / Assurance, Electrical Regulatory Compliance, Manufacturing System Process Improvement and 5 years QS9000 Automotive Systems experience.
His roles have included Quality Management of Domestic Electrical Products, Rubber Products for the Plumbing and Mining Industries, Project Management for a leading Automotive Electrical / Electronics Company.
Peter is a Certified Quality Control Engineer.

Peter’s areas of specialisation include:

  •   Quality Managements Systems to ISO9001 and TS16949 (formerly QS9000)

  •   Process Development and Improvement

  •   Auditing, Implementing, Maintaining and Improving Management Systems

  •  Contract Consultancy

  • AQTF 2010 Auditing and Compliance


Peter Taylor

Peter has over 25 years experience in the development, implementation, maintenance and auditing of management systems.

He has conducted numerous audits as either a team member, Principle or Lead Auditor. Peter is certified by the Registrars Accreditation Board-Quality Society of Australasia (RABQSA) as a registered Senior Auditor – Quality and Safety Management Systems; Skills Examiner – Quality & OH&S Management Systems. He holds a Diploma of Science - NZ (Chemistry), Graduate Diploma in Training and Development, Advanced Certificate of Quality Technology, Certificate III in Cleaning Operations, and Certificate of Paper Technology.

Peter’s areas of specialisation include:

  • Certification, compliance/regulatory and external auditing for Certification Bodies

  • Contract auditing of Safety MAP, NAT, AS 4801, AS 4568 & ISO 9001

  • Contract third party audit services [NCSI & Comcare]

  • Consulting/Training on ISO and AS/NZS Management Systems, Privacy Act & AQTF

  • Extensive experience with the National Audit Tool (NAT)

  • Workplace Training & Assessment to competency based standards

  • Marketing/Sales of business programs and training

  • Contract management system training services [CB’s, councils, construction & building, education & manufacturing sectors].

  • Developing and administering specialised Compliance management training courses

  • Conducting second party management system audits

  • Providing project management of activities

  • Providing contract services to clients for management of compliance systems


Joe Fernandes

Joe has over 12 years experience including:

  • Client Manager, Program Manager and Global Operations Manager for
    various Certification Bodies

  • Test Engineer, Quality Manager/Engineer for 12 years in Electronics
    Manufacturing, General Aviation and Printing and Packaging Industries

  • Certified Quality Engineer, American Society for Quality, 1989

  • Certified Quality Practitioner and Fellow, Australian Organisation for Quality,

  • Registered Lead Auditor RABQSA, 1997. (Quality, Environment, OHS and
    Disability Services)

  • Registered AQTF Auditor, NSW Dept of Education, 1999
    Product Certification Auditor

  • Auditor Skills Examiner and Training Evaluator for RABQSA

Joe's areas of specialisation include:

  • Auditing and Implementing Management Systems

  • Certification, compliance/regulatory and external auditing for Certification
    Bodies and Dept of Education NSW (VETAB)

  • Management Systems and Product Certification reviews to national and
    international standards e.g. ISO9001, AS/NZS4801, ISO14001, ISO31000, and

  • System and compliance reviews to industry standards eg AQTF (Registered
    Training Organisations), Disability Services Standards (Disability Employment
    and Support Services), TGA GMP, Registered Automotive Workshops (DoTARRAWS)

  • Clients in various industries locally and overseas.


Peter Donataccio

Peter has over 35 years of diverse industry experience. He has held executive positions in various
organisations and over the last 15 years and worked in auditing and consulting roles in numerous
organisations and industries including electrical and telecommunications, aviation, aerospace,
defence, petroleum, manufacturing and human services.

Since completing his original electrical and telecommunications engineering studies, Peter has continued to undertake additional targeted training and completed numerous courses including
management related courses, project management, aviation fuel quality control, military aircraft ground handling and Certificate IV in Real Estate. Peter also has a Graduate Diploma in Quality
(with Distinction) through the faculty of Business of the Queensland University of Technology (1994).

Peter is an RABQSA certified Lead Auditor and has participated in national technical committees including JASANZ and Government committees; developed and implemented new sector specific
certification programs (JAS-ANZ Accredited); provided training and competency assessment for staff delivering audit services; conducted market research within business sectors and developed
and implemented business plans which have resulted in significant business development.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Registered Lead Auditor RABQSA. (Quality, Disability Services)

Skills & Training


  • Graduate Diploma in Quality (Distinction) Queensland University of Technology – 1994


  • Certificate in Electrical Engineering
    Queensland Institute of Technology - 1976.

Peter’s experience includes:

  • Facilitation of strategic thinking and planning at all levels in the organization including alignment of key performance drivers with key performance outcomes (lead and lag indicators);

  • Facilitation of strategy deployment;

  • Facilitation of process and systems development and implementation;

  • Provision of qualitative / quantitative business analysis;

  • Provision and facilitation of investigative, and problem solving services;

  • Facilitation of development of solutions to identified problems.

  • Business & quality management

  • Project management;

  • Qualitative / quantitative business analysis and assessment;

  • Business services;

  • Disability / Human Services:

  • Manufacturing & distribution;

  • Aviation;

  • Electrical & telecommunications

Peter’s areas of specialisation include

  • Audit Services to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Standards;

  • Audit Services to Commonwealth Disability Service Standards;

  • Audit Services to Queensland Disability Service Standards;

  • Develop or facilitate development and maintenance of processes, procedures and associated system documentation;

  • Provide independent assessment services to:

    • test compliance against set criteria,

    • provide gap analyses against proposed criteria,

    • measure level of implementation and effectiveness of new systems and processes eg benchmarking, performance monitoring/reporting programs;

  • Report on project performance.

  • Provide tailored coaching / training services (non-AQF) in assessment techniques.