People Piece 1 min read

A warm welcome to Lynsey

Lynsey Poyner is UKAS’s new Operations Director and brings with her 18 years of experience in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) industry managing operational teams and leading transformational change.

Before joining UKAS, Lynsey worked for a leading UK TIC company, where her most recent role was head of UK Medical Devices with full operational responsibility for the Certification, Operations, Auditing and Customer Service teams. Her strive for continual improvement in this setting is an ethos that she brings with her to UKAS.

She started her career in an administrative role and quickly moved up through the ranks, working in a wide range of departments including Systems Support, Sales, Operations Management and Customer Service. During this time Lynsey gained a degree in English and an MBA in Business Administration at The Open University. She is also qualified as a QMS 9001 Internal Auditing Certificate Lead Auditor with the IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors).

Lynsey is looking forward to getting out in the field working with customers and her UKAS team.