Certsure Appoints a new Managing Director

Gary Anderson, the Independent Chair of Certsure is pleased to announce that Richard Orton will be joining the organisation from January 2022 as the new Managing Director.

Richard joins Certsure from IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health).

Certsure’s Chair Gary Anderson said;

“Richard brings with him 20 years of leadership experience gained in the retail, distribution and third sectors. 

His experience of ensuring that strategic goals and commercial activities align to offer practical solutions will be invaluable to Certsure and our 36,000 customers.

Along with the Senior Leadership Team and everyone at Certsure, I look forward to having him onboard.”  

Speaking before his official joining date of 10th January 2022, Richard Orton said:

“I am delighted to be joining Certsure at such an exciting time.  I look forward to immersing myself in the building services sector and meeting with customers, colleagues and stakeholders so I can learn more about the opportunities and challenges that the industry faces. 

Certsure is focused on technical integrity and delivering great customer service and I look forward to leading an organisation that has these key drivers at its heart.”

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Notes to Editor:

  • Mr Orton is a Director and member of the Senior Leadership team at Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) where he has lead their activities with policy makers, regulators and the investment and business communities globally, helping to shape sustainable strategies and cultures.
  • He holds an MBA, is a Member of the Institute of Directors (MIoD), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) and a Chartered Marketer (CMkr).