Ray Tricker (MSc, IEng, CQP-FCQI, FIET, FCMI, FIRSE) is a Senior Consultant with over 50 years' continuous service in Quality, Safety and Environmental Management; Project Management; Communication Electronics; Railway Command, Control and Signalling Systems; Information Technology; and the development of Molecular Nanotechnology. He served with the Royal Corps of Signals (for a total of 37 years) during which time he held various managerial posts culminating in being appointed as the Chief Engineer of NATO's Communication Security Agency (ACE COMSEC). Most of Ray's work since leaving the Services has centred on the European Railways. He has held a number of posts with the Union International des Chemins de fer (UIC) (e.g. Quality Manager of the European Train Control System (ETCS)) and with the European Union (EU) Commission (e.g. European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Users Group Project Coordinator, HEROE Project Coordinator and T500 Review Team Leader). He is was also a UKAS Assessor (for the assessment of certification bodies for the harmonisation of the Trans-European, High Speed, Railway Network) and recently he was appointed as the Quality, Safety and Environmental Manager for the Project Management Consultancy responsible for overseeing the multi-billion-dollar Trinidad Rapid Rail System. Currently, as well as writing books on diverse subjects such as ISO 9001:2015, Building, Wiring and Water Regulations, he is busy assisting Small Businesses from around the world (usually on a no-cost basis) to produce their own auditable Quality and/or Integrated Management Systems to meet the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 etc.