Phil Stephenson Joins BSI Group


14 August 2003

The BSI Group, known for its Kitemark and as a world leader in setting quality and safety standards for industry and consumers, has appointed Phil Stephenson as Head of Risk Management.

Phil joins BSI Group to strengthen its own commitment to achieving the highest levels of corporate governance. His excellent track record in designing and implementing international risk management and governance control systems for Lattice Group, British Gas and Transco ensures that BSI Group can be confident of Phil's abilities.

His experience across Europe, Asia and the Americas fits well with BSI Group's global operations, where demonstrating compliance with all legal and commercial issues are crucial to gaining full competitive advantage.

Commenting on his appointment, Phil says:

"My key role will be to facilitate and assist BSI Group's managers to understand risk issues so that we achieve transparency and identify risk at the earliest opportunity.

"This is a great opportunity for me as I can offer both my professional knowledge in the risk arena and an insight into customer and other stakeholders expectations with compliance. This role is tantamount to 'watching the detectives'."

Stanley Williams, Director of Legal Affairs says: "We are delighted to have Phil on board at BSI Group. I am sure that his experience and expertise will prove an invaluable asset in helping BSI Group to trade with the integrity and confidence that we need."


For more information please contact:

Wilma Tulloch on +44 (0)20 8996 6330 OR
Marc Edney on +44 (0)20 8996 6330