About Us

About Us

Guthrie & Craig were originally established in the  late 1800’s to provide inspection services for Government Bodies, Authorities and Consulting Engineers on a world-wide basis. The Provision of Management Consultancy and Training services commenced in 1978.

In 1995 the Consultancy and Training Division became autonomous and the present limited Company was formed.

Guthrie & Craig provide a Health, Safety, Quality Assurance, Environmental, & Engineering Consultancy and Training services. This is provided to all sectors of Manufacturing, Construction, Engineering, Landscaping, Fencing and Commercial Industries throughout the UK and overseas.

We have built up a team of Consultants & Trainers who have both theoretical and practical experience in implementation of Quality Assurance, Health, Safety, and Environmental Management Systems, and Engineering services.

We pride ourselves that our experience in Consultancy and Training enables us to provide practical and workable Management Systems which are adapted to the requirements of each individual Client.

My vision for the future is to provide an outstanding service to all or existing and new Clients, and provide a unique one-stop Consultancy and Training service,  where we can support your Business, in all aspects of ISO Accreditation, Health & Safety, Environmental, Training and Inspection matters, at value for money prices.

Neil Emsley – Director

Neil is an extremely skilled and talanted professional who has provided an outstanding service to us since he took over Guthrie & Craig and I cannot recommend him and his team highly enough.” – Dorothy Farquhar, SBc Contracts Performance Manager (Scottish Borders Council)

Meet The Team

  • Neil Emsley, Director

    Neil Emsley, Director

    With over 14 years experience with ISO Standards and Health & Safety, Neil purchased Guthrie & Craig (Management Services) Limited in October 2011, and has seen the Company grow significantly under his leadership.

    Neil learnt his trade working for Brian Robson Associates in 2002-2004 as a Management Consultant, before joining the Metropolitan Police Force in 2004, in which he received a commendation for his response at a murder scene.

    In July 2008 Neil made a big decision to leave the Police Force and set up self-employed as a management Consultant specialising in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Health & Safety.

    Neil is the Managing Director of Guthrie & Craig (Management Services) and a Director in both the Engineering and Training Services.

  • Paul Milroy, Director

    Paul Milroy, Director

    Paul specialises in ISO Standards, OHSAS 18001, RISQS, UVDB, and Health & Safety, coverage a wide range of industries including Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing.

    Paul has worked alongside Neil since 2008, and has supported the growth of the Guthrie & Craig during his time with the Company.

    Paul also has a real passion for training. He delivers IOSH managing safely, ROLO and a wide variety of in-house awareness courses. Paul is currently developing a nation network of associate trainers to cover a wide range of courses.

    Paul is the Managing Director of Guthrie & Craig (Training Services) Limited.

  • David Brown, Director

    David Brown, Director

    David Brown joined Guthrie & Craig in November 2012, and has over 10 years’ experience working in Engineering. David was previously a Production/  QHSE Manager and has the practical knowledge of implementing requirements of standards in a workable and systematic approach.

    David has implemented industry standards such as AS9100, TS16949, API Q1 and TS29001 and has also implemented the more widely recognised standards like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. David is a qualified welding inspector and has strong knowledge of ASME/AWS/API/NORSOK/ISO engineering and welding standards.

    David is the Managing Director of Guthrie & Craig (Engineering Services) Limited.

  • Phil Stephenson, Health & Safety Specialist (Fencing & Landscaping)

    Phil Stephenson, Health & Safety Specialist (Fencing & Landscaping)

    Phil has over 25 years Health & Safety experience in the Fencing and Landscaping Industry, working with Clients across the UK.


  • Anne Olley, Consultant

    Anne Olley, Consultant

    Anne Olley joined Guthrie & Craig in October 2011, following a successful career at Durham University. Anne now primarily specialises in ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Management Systems.

    With a real passion for detail, Anne has great Auditing skills, and also enjoys working on development of new Management Systems.

  • Chris Pitchers, Consultant

    Chris Pitchers, Consultant

    Chris Pitchers joined Guthrie and Craig in June 2014 and covers ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 systems and Health and Safety.

    Chris studied law at university and gained a LLB (Honours) degree in Law. He also holds a NEBOSH General Certificate and is currently undertaking the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety which he is due to complete in 2017.

    Chris is a Technical member of IOSH and Associate member IIRSM.



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