John Howell MBA MSc MCQI CQP


A professional in management consultancy, change, process improvement, quality, management systems and strategy. Having worked with private and public sectors from project management, engineering, facilities, construction, utilities, service industries, manufacturing, maritime to defence.

Before working at Howell Consulting, John worked:

  • 7 years as Head of Quality and prior to that Business Improvement Manager at BAE Systems
  • 4 years as Quality and Business Improvement Manager at VT Group
  • 4 years as Quality and Performance Management Officer at Portsmouth City Council
  • 5 years as Quality Engineer and some time as Production Controller at Pall Corporation

John's qualifications include:

  • MBA Executive Management
  • MSc in Strategic Quality Management
  • Diploma in Management Consulting
  • Diploma in Chartered Quality Institute
  • Black Belt - Lean Six Sigma (Process Improvement)
  • Prince 2 Project Management and Registered Practitioner
  • ISO Lead Auditor
  • Quality Systems Auditor to: ISO 9001 and AS9100
  • Information Security Auditor to: ISO27001
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  • Environmental Systems Auditor to: ISO 14001
  • Health & Safety Auditor to: ISO 45001
  • IOSH Managing Safety
  • National Water Hygiene Card

John's voluntary experience includes:

Chartered Quality Institute4 years as Chairman of the Chartered Quality Institute (Southern Branch)

Portsmouth Harbour Cruising Club4 years as Vice-Commodore and Treasurer at Portsmouth Harbour Cruising Club

Associate Management Consultants

Howell Consulting Limited has a number of Associate Management Consultants with complementary skills across strategy, quality, engineering, project management, health and safety and environmental.