Director of Quality Assurance
David Shanley is the co-founder and CEO of AVS. David drives AVS’s vision, strategy, and growth, providing clients with holistic conformity assessment solutions, supported by a simple and robust data management infrastructure experience.
His leadership has guided AVS’s rise from an unaccredited start-up to Ireland’s only accredited, impartial and independent inspection body providing conformity assessment solutions for companies working in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres.
Prior to establishing AVS David was the Quality Manager for the Shanley Group. In this role David developed and implemented quality policies and procedures to ensure service delivery was consistent, meeting both the internal and external requirements. Advising management of the performance of the QMS against the quality standards was key in the development of training, tools and techniques to better enable the company to achieve quality standards.
David holds a BSc (Hons) in Sports Performance from the University of Bath and an MBS (Hons) in Management & Marketing from University College Cork.