14 Jun, 2022

Mick has spent most of his career in the engineering sector, with many roles at senior management level. Mick brings a wealth of experience in building strong teams that can deliver excellent customer service and business performance.

Starting as an apprentice with the World’s largest lift company, Otis PLC. He progressed into sales and management roles within Otis prior to moving to Schindler, the second largest lift company globally. At Schindler he undertook various roles from operational management to director level with full P&L responsibility for operations circa £30M turnover and with over 140 directly employed staff and engineers.

Mick joined Bureau Veritas in 2011 as Regional Director within the mechanical and electrical testing business, building a successful team to deliver service to a wide range of customers. Mick progressed with further roles at Bureau Veritas, including Divisional Managing Director of a multi-consultancy division before heading up the key accounts and customer excellence divisions with a combined turnover in excess of £40M.

Prior to taking over as MD at Industrial Safety Inspections Mick had returned to the lift industry working at Crest Lifts covering operational and key account management roles.

Mick has an MBA from University of Hertfordshire. He lives in Bedfordshire with his family and outside of work enjoys hiking with his partner and the family dog as well as motorcycling.

Managing Director of ISI, Mick Grist wearing a black and white striped shirt.