Australian Leadership Team


Marc Barnes

Managing Director

Marc Barnes

Marc joined BSI Group in 2005, moving into the role of Managing Director in June 2014. 

Marc started his career as a professional chef, gradually moving into business development and relationship management within the food safety/food services industry. He brings with him over 15 years experience in establishing strategic direction and improving business outcomes through people management, fiscal accountability and business growth. 


Adrian Bluett

General Manager, Finance

Adrian Bluett

Adrian joined BSI Group in March 2013 and has graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce and Post Graduate Qualification in Applied Finance and Financial Planning.

He has over 20 years of experience in senior Finance roles in industrial and investment sectors including transport and property development. Adrian commenced his career in professional services working for five years with Ernst & Young in their audit and SME business divisions based in Sydney, later moving to the commercial arena. Adrian is a Chartered Accountant and a member of Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.


Nicolas Carneiro

General Manager, Food

Nicolas Carneiro

Nicolas joined BSI Group in August 2015 as a Business Manager for the Food Division and was promoted to the General Manager position in July 2016. He is a graduate of the Institut Polytechnique Lasalle-Beauvais holding a Master of Engineering, Food and Heath/Marketing, Communication and Sales.

Nicolas started his career in the food industry as an Engineer and Quality Manager, gradually progressing into the role of General Manager commercial business operations.


Phyllis Chen

HR Manager

Phyllis Chen

Phyllis joined BSI Group in January 2016  in the role of HR Manager for BSI Group ANZ. She holds a Post Graduate Qualification in Commerce with a specialization in Human Resources Management and a Bachelor of Arts in International Business and International Relations.

Prior to joining BSI, Phyllis has worked as an HR Professional for various organizations across the supply chain, logistics and freight sector looking after both Australia and New Zealand.


Chris Meehan

General Manager, Operations, Training and Client Care

Chris Meehan

Chris joined BSI Group as a Training Business Manager in 2010. He is a graduate of University of Surrey and Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Chris has experience in business development, marketing and people management roles in the UK across a range of industries including B2B Software, Pharmaceuticals and Professional Services. 


Stephanie Vincent

General Manager, Compliance and Risk

Stephanie Vincent

Stephanie joined BSI Group in October 2012 as an auditor for over 10 years, moving into the role of  the Professional Standards and Certification Manager. She has a Bachelor of Consumer and Applied Science (Food Science) and Diploma for Graduates (Food Science) from Otago University.

Stephanie has previously worked as a Managing Director of Right First Time Food Consulting.