Thorsten Querfurt joins Group Executive at BSI

10 September 2019

BSI, the business improvement company, today announced the appointment of Thorsten Querfurt as Group Professional Services Director on the Group Executive with immediate effect.

As the Group Professional Services Director, Thorsten will be responsible for shaping and delivering BSI’s strategy for its Professional Services division.  This will involve growing its existing consultancy business internationally in three practice areas - Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS); Cybersecurity and Information Resilience (CSIR) and Supply Chain Solutions (SCS).

Howard Kerr, Chief Executive at BSI said: “Five years ago we established our Professional Services business to provide consultancy services that complement our core business offering.  This new role has been created to provide global leadership for this stream and accelerate the international growth of this business. 

“Thorsten will be a great asset to our Group Executive team and I am delighted to welcome him. His experience in leading international Professional Services businesses will help drive BSI to further success.”

Thorsten has spent over 16 years working in and leading international Professional Services business.  Prior to joining BSI, he was Head of International Region for Mannaz and was responsible for transforming the business unit he led and before that he was Global Head of Natural Resources Industry for Willis Towers Watson.  Thorsten started his career at management consultancy Corven Consulting, which was acquired by Oliver Wyman where he left as Partner of the Energy Practice.

Thorsten Querfurt said: “BSI has a long and successful track record as a global leader in helping organizations improve and embed excellence into the way people and businesses operate.  Companies continue to face a complex mix of evolving business risks and regulatory changes in areas of information security, supply chains, environmental and employee safety.    I look forward to joining BSI and working with its clients to address their individual needs.”    

Educated in Germany, Hong Kong and the USA, Thorsten has a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Delaware (US) and an MBA from the London Business School (UK). 


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