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Dr Naveed Hussain

PositionAssociate Lecturer in Sustainable Operations
LocationUniversity of Bradford School of Management
Emm Lane
West Yorkshire
DepartmentSchool of Management


Install and service fire protection, security and life safety solutions for both new and existing facilities including commercial buildings, oil & gas platforms, power stations and ships.

Established link with Tyco in 2000 when company sponsored MSc Operations Management research project. On successful completion of MSc continued with Tyco in a research capacity working full time on an engineering doctorate project in collaboration with the University of Manchester (2001 to 2004).

On completion of Doctorate in 2005 have remained with Tyco working in QEHS (Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety) roles with increased scope, responsibilities across the operations within UK & Ireland. Current & recent role focused on managing the Tyco UK&I QEHS compliance audit programs.

Study History

  • EngD Engineering Doctorate
  • MSc Operations Management
  • BSc Management Sciences
  • Diploma Management Sciences
  • Diploma NEBOSH Environmental Management
  • IEMA - Associate Certificate in Environmental Management
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Environmental Management
  • IEMA Approved Lead 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Auditor
  • IRCA approved Quality Management Systems - 9001:2008 Lead Auditor
  • IRCA approved Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems - OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor
  • Lean Six Sigma Kaizen Facilitator
  • Tyco Blue & Green Belt

Professional Activities

Lead Management Systems Auditor (9001, 14001 & 18001)
Development, implementation & management of 9001, 14001 & 18001 management systems
Professionally registered Engineer via the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET) as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng)
Associate Member Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (AIEMA)
Visiting / Associate Lecturer - Bradford School of Management (Action Research, Management Systems 9001, 14001 & 1800, Environmental Sustainability)


An Intranet based system as an enabler in effective project management and implementation of quality standards.

Journal of Engineering & Technology Management (Volume 26 Issue 3)
September 2009 (Dr Naveed Hussain, Dr Zahid Hussain, Professor Kevin Barber)

This paper reports on the development of an Intranet based system, as an enabler in project management and implementation of quality standard (ISO9001:2000) at Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions Oil Gas & Marine Europe, a subsidiary of Tyco International a worldwide Engineering Conglomerate, (Referred to as TFIS). The system enabled stakeholders to follow standard project protocols, playing an important role in creating integration between different sub-sections. This paper discusses the strategic relevance of the system in achieving desired business outcomes, by making the organisation more responsive, agile and increasing the accountability of stakeholders involved in managing projects.

Role of Action Research in Generating Technical Solutions in Complex Settings
Working Paper Series No 07/36– University of Bradford School of Management

November 2007 (Dr Naveed Hussain, Dr Zahid Hussain, Professor Kevin Barber)

In this paper we show the usefulness of action research approach in dealing with organisational complexity within three large multi-national organisations. We show an innovative use of the existing intranet to facilitate the implementation and documentation of a quality standard (ISO 9001:2000) that was used by the organisation.

The development of an integrated IT Framework structured around an ISO 9001:2000 process based quality management system to improve the operational performance (EURO XX 20th Conference on Operational Research – OR and the Management of Electronic Services
July 2004 (JULY 4-7 2004 Rhodes, Greece)

Research paper written and published in conference proceedings

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