We know governance, risk and compliance

We're recognised across the industry for our software and service implementation expertise
NDI EEF manufacturer
IT Europa finalist
Document manager and control award winner
Proud supporter of quality management software awards
Innovator award winner
IRCA approved
ISO award winner
smart factory expo
quality management best practice
The manufacturer award winner
UKAS quality management software
The manufacturer conference
GAMP 5 certified employees
Best GRC software user experience
IOD chartered directors
Prince 2 certified employees
Rising star- high growth GRC software vendors

Our mission

Many businesses see governance, risk and compliance only as an overhead, called upon when something goes wrong. They let it become isolated from the rest of the company, creating an ‘us’ versus ‘them’ attitude. And that’s confusing and frustrating for everyone.

This is where Qualsys comes in.

We provide and implement software and practices that make governance, risk and compliance alive in your business. We tailor our solutions to your needs. But we don’t just provide software – we commit to a partnership. We make it our business to understand your business. And we work to a process that makes governance, risk and compliance a vital part of your business’s growth.

We’ve helped hundreds of businesses worldwide to feel confident in their governance, risk and compliance management systems. No matter how complicated your business or what you need to do to be compliant, we can help. Talk to us about your challenges. We promise to answer all of your questions and help you on your way to becoming a fitter, faster and stronger business.

Board of directors

Our leadership team commit to real quality improvement
Mike trained as a systems analyst with the Ministry of Defence, before becoming IT procurement manager for the Employment Department. He then moved to head up the government division sales team of Apricot Computers plc (later to become ACT). Mike left to establish Qualsys with colleague Mike Bendall.
Mike Pound
Managing Director
Robert has responsibility for the commercial operations of Qualsys, including sales, marketing and finance.Since joining Qualsys in September 1998 – after a 17-year, board-level career in the leisure sector – Robert has helped develop the business to its current position with a portfolio of bluechip customers, a healthy recurring income stream and a solid foundation for future growth.
Robert Oakley
Commercial Director
Michael joined Qualsys to help develop / implement a new digital strategy, engage the user community and expand our solution into new sectors and markets. As New Business & Marketing Director he is responsible for new customer success. Michael is an IRCA Internal Auditor, has an MSc Marketing Management, is a Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM) and a Member of Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (MIOEE). In 2011, he was voted as one of the '42 under 42' by Business Insider Magazine.
Michael Ord
New Business and Marketing Director
Rob originally joined Qualsys on an internship as part of his degree in computer and management sciences at Sheffield Hallam University. On graduating in 2001, Rob joined Qualsys’ permanent staff, immediately taking responsibility for managing the company’s own IT infrastructure. Rob’s aptitude for grasping new technologies and practically applying them saw rapid career progression over the following years. Rob now has direct responsibility for managing the Qualsys development effort and co-ordinating its team of developers.
Rob Needham
Technical Director
Chris joined Qualsys in 2015 following a ten year career in the financial sector. Chris’ wealth of experience with GRC solutions, system implementations, and project management made him a great fit for the Services Team. Chris was promoted to Services Director in 2017 and is now responsible for managing the Services Team delivery of end-to-end EQMS services. Chris has a strong ethos of PEOPLE first and this is strongly reflected in the quality and delivery of all EQMS services.In his spare time, Chris enjoys ‘trying’ to playing golf and spending time with his young family.
Chris Owen
Services Director

PEOPLE: Our core values

Global reach

From Melbourne to Frankfurt, Sheffield to Shanghai, our governance, risk and compliance software is used by more than 500,000 people across 120+ countries every single day.


We support a number of charities and causes every year.

We partner with consultants across the UK

Blackmores consultancy ISO management services
Dovetail international supplier sourcing consultancy
Kingsford consultancy services richard green ISO quality training and optimisation
Oakland consultancy services - total quality management
PJH GxP consultancy services and training
Six Pillars - Consultancy providers for customer NPS training

Working in partnership with our customers

We want happy customers. We are constantly seeking feedback and ideas to improve our software and services. Here are some of our most recent reviews on the software industry comparison site, Capterra.

Company credentials

Qualsys Ltd is a privately owned and profitable company. We are also:
  • Certified to ISO 9001/TICKIT
  • UKAS/ANSI RAB (certificate 1857/99) registered
Implementation training delivered by Qualsys is eligible for IRCA CPD points, we are active NOA members and continuously invest in our employees to develop industry expertise and thought leadership.

Latest news from Qualsys

GRC in 2018: Qualsys staff share their predictions
As another new year begins, the Qualsys team have reflected on the events from the past year and shared their predictions for the year ahead. We've asked members of staff from across the business to tell us what they foresee as potential GRC challenges and opportunities over the next year.
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Evolving the Qualsys brand
Quality is going through a really exciting metamorphosis. For too long, quality was living in isolation. Seen as a challenge, a barrier or an overhead, called upon only when something went wrong. And for many, there's been a glass wall between 'quality' and 'operations' which has led to a culture o...
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