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Principal / Owner Audit Services International

Sharon Carvolth


I founded Audit Services International (ASI), a Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) consultancy in 1995 to provide auditing, training, and risk management services to the global mining industry. I have continued to drive all facets of the firm's operations to position it as one of the most highly respected service providers to the Australian mining sector.

In recognition of my contribution to this high growth industry, I was named the 1997 “Queensland Young Australian of the Year”. The firm's client base includes BHP Billiton, Glencore, Rio Tinto, Anglo Coal and various State Government agencies. While the majority of the firm's assignments are in Australia, we have also worked on international projects. The foundation of the long term success of the business is my unwavering commitment to assist clients achieve their Triple Bottom Line, with a special focus on ensuring high levels of employee safety.

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Vicki Mann


Commenced in the underground coal mining industry in 1979 in the Illawarra region.  Since that time continually worked in mining and associated industries in NSW, QLD, SA and WA.  Primary business is the design and implementation of simple WHS Management Systems, compliant to legal/other requirements with a practical approach for use in the workplace. Apart from core OHS, building a 'behavioural' approach into systems has proven essential to ensure error tolerance and effective management on the ground.   WHS auditing performed ensures effectiveness of system design and effectiveness.  Vicki has over 12 years’ experience as an external auditor and is a certified RABQSA lead auditor.  Vicki has vast experience as a workforce trainer in all OHS disciplines, including management systems, auditing and risk.   Vicki has lectured in the OHS Masters program at a highly recognised NSW university.

Carolyn Gentle


Carolyn is an Occupational Health and Safety specialist with a focus on business improvement, project management and organisational change. She has been working in a consultancy capacity since 2015, primarily developing Safety and Health Management systems and conducting detailed legal compliance audits. Prior to this, Carolyn has 13  years’ experience in a variety of site and corporate, systems and operational roles within Health, Safety & Environment in the Queensland mining industry. These roles have allowed Carolyn to develop a comprehensive understanding of the key requirements for the effective development, communication, implementation, maintenance, management, audit and review of occupational health and safety management systems. Carolyn is a confident and experienced trainer and facilitator. Carolyn worked previously in the Allied Health field as a Genetic Counsellor and a Drug & Alcohol Counsellor for Queensland Health. 

Mick has >20 years experience working in the mining, construction, agriculture, forestry, water utilities industries.  Being a qualified mechanic, Mick's applied experience has assisted him to take a methodical approach to safety.  His experience has seen him work for major contractors Transfield Services t/a REB Engineering, blue chip mining companies BMA Coal, BHP Billiton, Anglo Coal American, XStrata Coal, Rio Tinto Coal Australia and Government departments SunWater Qld. etc..  Roles as an employee or consultant varied from Fitter, Operator, Supervisor, Project Manager, Site Safety Advisor, Quality Training Manager and System Auditor roles.

Mick Storch


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Kylie has worked in mining for the past 17 years.  Her experience has seen her work for three major mining Companies (Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) and Xstrata Coal).  She has worked diligently throughout her career to eventually become a highly-regarded Health and Safety Manager.  Since 2010 Kylie has been professionally consulting  predominantly to the Mining industry, but also to other industries including Energy, Oil, Gas, Training and various other Support Service industries.  All of her clients will attest to her competence, professionalism, efficiency and ability to build rapport with personnel at all levels of the organisation.

Kylie Hannigan


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Melinda has been a part of the Audit Services International team since March 2014. She has extensive experience in Administration and Customer Service roles. Enquiries can be directed to her via phone 0429 294 334 or e-mail

Melinda Anstey

Contracts Officer