OCS aims to participate and be involved in organisations which impact on the industry and markets in which we work. Through a combination of corporate and individual membership, our team is represented and actively participates on all leading professional industry bodies.
Chris Cracknell - Chief Executive Read More
Our chief executive Chris Cracknell was amongst the first UK business leaders to sign up to the Skills Pledge, a voluntary public commitment by employers to implement basic skills training and development for all employees. With hundreds of professional disciplines, trades and skills deployed across our business, our commitment to the Skills Pledge provides a structured framework for employees to maximise their potential and is a natural step in developing a competent, confident and contented workforce.
Chris is also the chairman and a director of Asset Skills, the Sector Skills Council for support service providers, treasurer and a director of the World Federation of Building Service Contractors, a director of the Unquoted Companies Group and a member of the Institute for Family Business.
Stephen Waud - Group Board Director Read More
Group Board director and family member, Stephen Waud also takes an active part in the industry and chairs the Business Services Association, a lobbyist group whose primary aim is to improve the economic and political environments in which the outsourcing industry operates. Stephen is also an active CBI council member, member of the Facilities Management Association and a liveryman in the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners.
Heather Suksem - Regional Managing Director Read More
Focusing on the Group’s expanding Far/Middle East operations from the Regional HQ in Thailand, regional managing director, Heather Suksem is a member of the Thai Institute of Directors and both AMCHAM and the British Chamber of Commerce in Thailand. Other members of Heather’s team are actively involved with a number of regional organisations including; the Pest Control Association of Malaysia, the Personnel Management Association of Thailand, the Employer's Confederation of Thai Trade and Industry, the British Business Groups in Delhi/Mumbai and all the relevant British Embassies/High Commissions.
The OCS Group is a corporate member of D Group, an international business development organisation, the British Institute of Facilities Management and the British Institute of Cleaning Science.
Wherever we operate throughout the world, we encourage membership of and participation in local, regional and national Chambers of Commerce and hold memberships in areas including; Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Cambodia, Ireland, Singapore and Vietnam.
OCS Group retains or employs a series of respected advisers in addition to our non-executive board. These preeminent professionals include a former Chief of the General Staff, life-long diplomats, eminent doctors, consummate chefs and noted financiers; all of whom contribute to the modern thinking of our worldwide Group.