DANIEL VELHO

 

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Qualifications


  • BSc in Microbiology at Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal
  • Post-Grad. in Quality and Food at Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal
  • MSc (frequency) in Food Microbiology at Catholic University, Portugal
  • Master of Business Administration in Management at IESF Business School, Portugal

 

     Experience


Daniel has over 10 years consulting management systems experience working with several companies as consultant, auditor and trainer. Initially coming from a food, environment and clinical microbiology operations and technical background, Daniel has developed an expertise in imparting his technical information in a manner that all organizational levels can understand and easily implement. Daniel is co-founder and CEO of DV Consulting, Lda. a Solutions and Consulting Management Systems company, focusing on providing, national and internationally, Quality, Food Safety, Environment, QSHAS, Energy and Laboratories consulting, auditing and training, Daniel began his career in 2003 with Biostrument, SA., one of the leading food research and development consulting company in Portugal, as partner and Quality & Food Safety manager.
Daniel with more than 3500 hours experience has consultant, concluded successfully different projects regarding international standards implementation and continual improvement in Quality (ISO 9001), Food Safety (ISO 22000 & BRC), Environment (ISO 14001) and OSHAS (ISO 18001).
As an auditor Daniel provided in total more than 1500 hours in systems compliance according to international standards requirements, including among other areas water, wines, food manufactures, retail, hotels, carriers, renewable, cleaning, fertilizers companies, etc.
Regarding his training activities, Daniel performed more than 1500 hours in Quality, Food Safety, Environment, Health and Safety and Energy.
In 2005 Daniel was invited as Quality and Food Safety teacher in Food Quality and Microbiology courses by Technology and Industrial Management School – Portuguese Catholic University.
Since 2009, Daniel started developing management systems worldwide, in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
As a recent international milestone Daniel worked as consultant, auditor and project manager in implementing Integrated Management Systems (IMS) – Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety, Environment and Energy - in Middle East companies.