Leslie Young

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    Leslie recently joined ley hill solutions following her post as Compliance Manager for a major telecommunications company.  She has worked with ISO management systems over the past eight years and has experience in heading the H&S and HR function, as well as in data protection and the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).

    Her achievements include

    • gaining ISO 27001 initial certification for a business with a data centre and three additional office locations plus data centre, whilst receiving no non-conformities
    • gaining, during the same accreditation audit, initial certification of both ISO 9001 and ISO 27001, whilst receiving no non-conformities
  • Areas of specialism

    Leslie is very experienced in the implementation and maintenance of certificated ISO management system standards for companies of varied size. She has coordinated compliance of Standards across business locations by providing training and awareness. She is also experienced in direct liaison with governmental and Standards authorities, including the Information Commissioner’s Office, the telecommunication Ombudsman and Visa Europe. Leslie has had years of experience leading the H&S function to ensure compliance of regulations and the safely of the organisation’s employees. Her specialisms include:

    • ISO 9001
    • ISO 27001
    • ISO 20000-1
    • ISO 44001
    • Health & Safety
    • Data Protection
  • Industry experience

    Over the last eight years, Leslie has worked in the open source technology services industry and for a major telecommunications company, which included their own data centre. She has been responsible for the successful implementation and maintenance of ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certifications in seven locations throughout the UK, including overseeing the implementation and management of PCI DSS and the implementation and management of ISO 20000-1. Leslie has also been responsible for heading the HR and H&S functions, ensuring all employment law and health and safety regulations were followed.

  • Qualifications and training

    • Master of Science in Education
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • Certificate in Personnel Practice
    • ISO 9001, 27001, 20000-1 Internal Auditor
    • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
    • ISO 27001:2013 Certified ISMS Upgrade
    • ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor
    • ISO 44001:2017 Internal Auditor