About CGBC​

Who we are

A forward-thinking ISO Standards consultancy, transforming Irish businesses since 2009.

We partner with organisations to establish a structured business management system to achieve ISO certification, demonstrating credibility and competence within their industry.

About Us

Established in 2009, CG Business Consulting is Ireland’s leading business management system consultancy firm specialising in developing and delivering ISO management systems across a wide range of industry sectors.  We provide simple and effective management system consultancy services to organisations wishing to achieve certification to ISO standards some of which are:

Our services include:

  • ISO Consultancy
  • ISO Auditing
  • ISO Support Services
  • ISO Lean Services
  • Sustainability Services
  • Carbon Footprinting Services
 

Our priorities are focused on the need to achieve an accredited ISO certification for our clients.  We are very proud to have a 100% success rate in helping our clients to achieve certification to their required ISO Standard.  

Our Values

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What makes us different?

100% Success Rate – Since 2009 CGBC has successfully assisted over 800 companies to achieve certification for the first time, every time.  Through our experience we offer a Certification Readiness Guarantee.  This is achieved through CGBC’s ISO 9001 certified consultancy program, supported by our expert team, we can guarantee your business ISO certification success the first time.

Fixed Fee – We like to keep costs completely transparent from the beginning of the project. Knowing the timeframe and resources required allows us to offer a competitive fixed fee for our service. We will provide you with a complete guide to project costs before any work commences – no indirect costs or hidden expenses.

Certification in 12 weeks – Your achievement of ISO Certification within a reasonable timeframe is our business and by listening to our clients, we have developed an ISO certified 12-week consultancy programme. This programme is tailored to your business needs whilst providing support, flexibility, and guidance throughout. Our CGBC simple approach to implementing ISO management systems takes your business to the next level.

Hassle-Free – We love making ISO certification easy for our clients! CGBC are market leaders in ISO consultancy and our expertise allows us to offer a hassle-free service, partnering with you, seamlessly fitting into your day-to-day work practices, putting the right tools and processes in place, providing an excellent customer experience.

CGBC Sustainability Division

As sustainability and Environment Social & Governance (ESG) is now a strategic and operative imperative for our clients and Irish businesses, we are excited to announce our new dedicated sustainability division.  The aim of our new sustainability division is to help our clients to formulate their sustainability strategy and to improve environmental performance, identify ways to reduce emissions, and operate more sustainably.  

There is no denying, climate change is the most pressing and urgent issue of our time. Even in a year dominated by a global pandemic, the sustainability revolution has accelerated faster than expected, while also expanding to include a wider range of environmental and social issues. 

Our new Sustainability Division is headed up by Sarah Kent, who is the one of few female energy certified auditors in Ireland. We are absolutely thrilled to have Sarah join our team so we can offer our clients a very professional and technical expert in sustainability.  

Through the quality ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO 50001 Energy Management System our team will develop a management system bespoke to your business goals.  Your journey for sustainability starts with CGBC. 

We are certified

ISO 9001

Our Team

What sets us apart?

Our strength is our people, the team are highly experienced, truly enthusiastic and passionate about ISO Management Systems!

Caroline Geoghegan

CEO

Govinda Geoghegan

CFO/CIO

Noel Conaty

QEHS Consultant

Vivienne Murtagh

QEHS Consultant

Aisling Duffy

Quality Consultant

Sarah Kent

Senior Energy Management Consultant

Sharon O'Keeffe

Quality Consultant

Janice Hall

Operations Manager

Rob Lyons

Sales & Marketing Manager

Oonagh Malone

Quality & sustainability Consultant

Sandrine D’Cunha

EHS Consultant

CGBC Quality Day 2021

Testimonials

NOEL

 

One of our most experienced Lead QEHS Consultants, Noel has been central to the development  and roll-out of our current Remote Services offering – ISOnline.

An exceptional academic, Noel has been awarded several graduate and post-graduate degrees including a BSc Agriculture from UCD, and a MSc in Environmental, Health and Safety from the Dublin Institute of Technology. In addition to his Masters degree in EHS, Noel has also achieved an ISO QEHS Lead Auditor certification.

A Lead Auditor in ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 (formerly OHSAS 18001), Noel has applied his extensive understanding and knowledge of the QEHS disciplines to business scenarios across multiple sectors including Agriculture, Construction, Electrical, Engineering and Manufacturing. Since joining CGBC, he has used the practical experience of these industries to the advantage of our clients.

Noel combines his proficiency in business management systems with clear and open communications skills to develop and maintain strong working relationships with our clients. His client-centric, collaborative way of working produces results that drive impactive change and continuous improvement, not least when he is partnering with SMEs, many of whose businesses he has helped to scale and flourish.

When working with clients his approach is to share and blend ideas to produce best-fit solutions. Professional to a tee, he has helped scores of CGBC clients to successfully achieve certification to ISO Management System standards whilst simultaneously managing their implementation projects.

Polite and understated, Noel’s motto is ‘simplicity provides for positive and productive client experience”.

VIVIENNE

 

An honours graduate in Occupational Health and Safety from the Sligo Institute of Technology, Vivienne has held the position of Lead QEHS Consultant for CG Business Consulting since XXXX (year).

Vivienne applies a results-driven approach to her role, seeking to deliver best-practice solutions that drive value-creation and innovative change. She has gained considerable professional experience in the implementation of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and  ISO 45001 (previously OHSAS 18001) management systems.

In her capacity as Lead QEHS consultant, Vivienne has also been involved in the co-ordination of such specialist subject training plans such as Manual Handling and Safety in Construction, experience which led to her being appointed to the position of Co-ordinator for the Safe Use of Cranes on the Construction Industry Training Programme.

A stickler for detail, Vivienne’s strong analytical skills continue to ensure she quickly gains a deep understanding of the client’s needs, enabling her to conceive of and deliver high quality services to our clients. Combining professionalism with passion, Vivienne is committed to helping both our clients and CGBC achieve lasting success.

In addition to her ongoing research into pending updates to ISO standards and emerging trends in relevant sectors such as MedTech and Construction, Vivienne’s membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health is further testament to her commitment to continuous professional development and passion for what she does.

A people person, Vivienne is a skilled communicator, facilitator and trainer. She has helped design and deliver many of our awareness and training programmes and facilitated planning and continuous improvement workshops for clients at pre and post project phase. An advocate for knowledge sharing and transfer, Vivienne designed and developed the Knowledge Transfer methodology currently in use by our team of consultants