Kevin O’Grady

Kevin O’Grady | Director and Principal Consultant

Kevin is the Director and Principal Consultant at Pinnacle Quality, which helps businesses build on sustainability systems and achieve certification through his extensive knowledge of emerging high end sustainability standards and legislative requirements.

Kevin has an extensive track record in these sorts of market driven sustainability standards using the same format used by ASI for their performance standard and chain of custody standards, such as Forestry Stewardship Council, Rainforest Alliance, Marine Stewardship Council, Australian Forestry Standard, and emerging market standards like the Alliance for Water Stewardship.

Kevin can also offer help and training on specific issues relevant to both the ASI Performance Standard and the ASI Chain of Custody Standard. This includes stakeholder consultation, social scorecards, dealing with high conservation and environmental values, disputes and complaints handling.

Kevin is able to assist companies develop systems from scratch or integrate ASI requirements into their current systems, and is an experienced auditor (for other sustainability standards) and can run gap audits and analysis.

Relevant experience

  • Governance and anti-corruption
  • Risk assessment
  • Management systems
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Material stewardship and recycling
  • Water management
  • Waste management
  • Biodiversity
  • Social management
  • Indigenous Peoples (including FPIC)
  • Human rights
  • OHS
  • Chain of Custody

In-country experience

  • Middle East (various)
  • Chile
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Indonesia
  • UK
  • India