What is your name? David Howell.
What UKAS department do you work in? Engineering, Construction and Physics (ECAP).
What is your job title? Assessment Manager.
How long have you been with UKAS? One year and eight months.
What do you like most about your job? Meeting all the different people and seeing how different organisations meet the requirements of the standard (ISO/IEC 17025:2017).
What do you enjoy doing outside of work? I am a very keen club runner and I train/race around 3-4 times a week knocking up around 250-400km per month.
Why is accreditation important? Accreditation is very important as it helps to ensure quality and consistency in industry.
What’s your most memorable moment at UKAS? Winning the Best Newcomer in 2022.