Meet the Team

Raisa McNab

Operating Committee
ATC’s CEO, Lead on Standards, Trainer

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Raisa oversees ATC Certification Service’s operations. ATC’s Chief Executive, she is also the association’s Lead on Standards and involved in the development of language industry ISO standards through ATC’s ISO development group.

Kaidee Clark

Operating Committee
Certification Delivery

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Kaidee is part of the Assent Team and brings knowledge of ISO consultancy & auditing.

She is responsible for managing the delivery of certification services to our clients including handling enquiries, organising certification audits and client care in general.

Chris Cox

ATC’s ISO Standards Expert, Head Auditor, Trainer

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Chris is ATC Certification Service’s head auditor and standards expert. He has more than 30 years of experience in auditing and developing ISO standards, and has played an instrumental role in the development of language industry standards as the previous Chair of the ISO sub-committee for translation, interpreting and related technology. Chris also heads ATC’s ISO development group.

As an ISO auditor, Chris has long specialised in translation industry standards and the quality management standard ISO 9001, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the ATC’s standards work. Chris is a qualified lead auditor for ISO 9001.

Sam Somerville

Lead Auditor, Trainer, External Quality Management & Compliance Consultant

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International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) certified Lead Quality Auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, Sam boosts the knowledge and experience of our ATC certification team with over 12 years of auditing, training and Quality Management implementation experience in a range of industries and settings.

Through her company Jigsaw Quality Management and Audit Solutions, Sam supports businesses in the development of a tailored Quality Management System, allowing them to take ownership of their system, building awareness of the value and benefits that an effective QMS with robust company processes can bring to the business. Sam works closely with clients throughout their journey to ISO certification or improvement of existing systems and further offers training in ISO 9001, 14001, Continual Improvement and other management techniques such as Lean to enable the ongoing development of the company QMS.

Doug Lawrence

Certification Committee

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Doug chairs the ATC’s Certification Committee, and brings to the table his formidable industry experience and knowledge ranging from strategy consulting and sales training to international communications and enabling technologies through his company Amicus TransTec Limited.

Doug is a qualified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, and has been involved in the development of language industry ISO standards for over a decade as a UK Principal Expert.

Jonathan Bowring

Certification Committee

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Jonathan draws on the experiences of a 25-year corporate career in the technology and language industries.

He is a seasoned site and operations manager, with broad experience of outsourcing, offshoring, hiring, relocation and restructuring, and now runs Riversight Ltd providing consultancy, management development and coaching to the language industry.

Robert Clements

Robert Clements


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Robert is a director at risk management consultancy Assent and brings in-depth knowledge of ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and other standards.

He provides support to the operation of ATC Certification and strategic direction.