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Strategy, technology & support to achieve your goals

Our work

Governance Strategic planning Management systems Quality auditing Using digital Business planning Policy development Advisory Capacity building |

Our focus

Quality Management

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Health, Safety, Environment, Quality


HSEQ Vanuatu offers a range of services for the effective governance & management of government, institutions & enterprises.


Situational analysis, review, governance, strategy, management implementation or M&E – across an organisation, a Department or an entire industry area – HSEQ Vanuatu team bring decades of national & international experience in working with the largest government, community & public enterprises in the region to achieve sustainable results.  


Management Systems

Strategy development, planning & implementation of Quality Management Systems operating documentation (policies, procedures & forms), technology & personnel upskilling. We can support the implementation of your new quality standard requirements aligned to national or ISO international standards.

Quality Auditing

Our internationally qualified & experienced auditors undertake external auditing & support for internal reviews of organisational systems, policies & procedures to national legislative or international ISO requirements. We support organisations in preparation for, & achievement of ISO international certification of systems for JAS-ANZ certification with an external auditing & certification body.


Capacity Building

Let us share our expertise – we provide various capacity building workshop & onsite mentoring activities to organisations in a wide range of areas including governance, strategic & operational planning, risk management, WHS, quality auditing, human resources, reporting & technology solutions.

Recent Projects

We are grateful to be supporting various government & institution projects.

Quality Management Systems

Quality Management Systems

HSEQ Vanuatu supports the development of Quality Management Systems, operating manuals, policies & procedures for Vanuatu's government, businesses & NGOs. Recent projects include support for Pacific Catering, KoBLE, VIPAM, YCV & MYDS.

External Audits

External Review Audits

Engaged by the Vanuatu Qualifications Authority, HSEQ Vanuatu Director Phill Bevan undertook role of Team Leader, chairing the auditor & industry expert teams during the 5-year External Review audits of several national institutes.

Capacity Building Workshops

Capacity Building Workshops

In recent capacity building projects, HSEQ Vanuatu Directors supported the training of 26 new internal auditors for VIT, blended learning workshop with VIT faculty, Governance Workshop for 30+ attendees with KoBLE & Quality Management Systems Workshops with 40 attendees from various government, education & business representatives.

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Projects

In partnership with local consultancy firms, HSEQ Vanuatu is pleased to support the development of new 5 & 10 year strategic plans with Boards of Management. Recent projects include plans with KoBLE, Youth Challenge Vanuatu & Vanuatu Institute of Technology.

Organisational Effectiveness & Business Planning

Organisational Effectiveness & Business Planning

HSEQ Vanuatu has undertaken situational analysis, stakeholder consultations & Organisational Effectiveness Review for VIT and KoBLE. Business planning support has included assistance for YCV Executive.

National Industry Strategy

Industry Strategy & Policy

Part of the Human Resource Development Committee for the Department of Tourism, HSEQ Vanuatu team supported the development of Vanuatu’s first ever Tourism HRD Strategy. We have also supported VQA's RPL (Q) Policy implementation, development of Professional Standards for the PSET Sector and development of a National Language of Instruction Policy for the PSET Sector.

Our Team

HSEQ Vanuatu brings together a varied team of professionals with over 30 years experience in strategy & organisational management across industry sectors nationally & internationally.


Alanna Forrest

BFA, DipOHS, DipAuditing (Quality, WHS, Environment), CertIVSBM



Phill Bevan

MEd(FET), BEd, DipBus(Adm), DipBus(QA), DipTAA, DipTDD, CertIVTAE, CertIVWHS


With extensive experience across management, WHSEQ, scientific testing & design roles across multiple jurisdictions, in government, public company & small business environments, Alanna specialises in supporting organisations in the establishment, internal auditing & ongoing management of best practice WHS, Quality & Environmental management systems to national & international standards.

With real world application of all aspects of business, including governance, strategic & business planning, marketing & development, technology implementation, ISO quality assurance, risk management, WHS & auditing, Phill offers a wealth of practical understanding, knowledge & expertise with decades of success in advisory to government, education & private enterprise operations in 10+ countries.


Anita Joe Nalau

Computing Officer

Anita’s attention to detail has been supporting local & offshore client social media post & video design projects, web portal administration, online surveys & website projects.


Monnette Iopa

Project Officer

Supporting various bespoke local projects, Monnette works with our team and partner organisations to achieve project outcomes delivered on time, within scope & budget.


Agnes Binihi

Administration Officer

Keeping our reception & offices running is busy work for Agnes, who also maintains our social media actvities & project support.

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Wendy Bambu 


Wendy keeps our fabulous Port Vila offices organised and in supply for our whole team to do our work. 

Our Partners

Many hands make light work.

Founded in 2014, Prolink Consultancy Group is focused on its purpose in working with relevant partners for the development of the productive sector. Spanning Departments of Industry, Trade, Cooperatives, Tourism, Agriculture & the Public Services Commission, Prolink Consultancy Group has worked on numerous Corporate, Industry & Departmental plans including extensive consultation as needed with government, community, private sector & donor organisations.

Where projects seek to maximise the participation of stakeholders across all stakeholder groups & locations, Yu Wantem Tok Tok Bislama provides a professional translation service from English to Bislama. Principal consultant Mr Terry Firiam provides efficient & professional support for project teams. And if you want to learn Bislama, Terry is an experienced tutor running beginners to advanced classes held in a friendly and fun environment.

Want to be prepared for any emergency? Do first aid skills where the HSEQ Vanuatu team develop their first aid skills! Nightingale Medical Services are the experts in health training, specialising in First Aid Training in English and Bislama. Principal Consultant Mrs Jane Laycock also supports a range of health industry activities, capacity building and consultancy projects with partners in both Australia and Vanuatu.

Yumi Sakses is an educational consultancy first registered as a business in Vanuatu in 2021. The manager and consultant is Mr. Paul Alexander Hetyey, an ex-principal of Central School in Port Vila. Currently, Yumi Sakses conducts research, writes curriculum, delivers soft skills and report writing workshops, prepares students for IELTS and TOEFL tests and offers mentoring and professional development sessions for principals and teachers. Yumi Sakses also has a moodle portal where it offers over twelve programs in English, employability skills and professional development for teacher and principals.

Gillett, Preston and Associates Inc. (GPA) provides consulting services in support of fishery and marine resource assessment, development and management projects. The company’s corporate goal is to provide high quality technical and managerial support to efforts by developing countries, especially those in the Pacific Islands region and South-East Asia, to rationally exploit and manage their living marine resources. In doing so, GPA strives to promote the development of locally-based marine research and management capabilities as a means of achieving sustainable resource use.

Arise Ltd with CEO Steve Bough provides affordable capacity building and training services so local companies could arise to the challenges facing businesses in Vanuatu. For those companies who need on-going support, Arise has developed a Virtual CFO (Chief Financial Officer) service to monitor the major financial areas of the business. Arise also provides services such as policy and procedure development and compliance standards. Steve is a dual Canadian and Vanuatu citizen and speaks fluent English and Bislama.

Hire the Forge Workshop located in central Port Vila for your next event. Catering for up to 24 people in groups, or 18 in ‘U Shape’ room layout, the Forge meeting facility provides a professional environment with the latest technology for your event activities. Wit a small kitchen and outdoor area onsite, it is an ideal location for self-catering or to engage a local caterer.

Quality Solutions has helped numerous Pacific Island businesses achieve internationally recognised certification such as ISO9001 & HACCP, so as to access markets such as New Zealand and Australia, become leaders in their industries, and be eligible for international tenders. 

Having begun with a vision to help businesses and individuals tell their stories, Nok Nok works with experts from different fields of expertise – exploring, identifying, improving and building brands with unique identity. Nok Nok’s passionate, trusted team of brand and marketing experts assists organisations to focus on what matters – building their business and making a positive impact on the world.

Local’s digital technology services can provide the strategy, technology & support to achieve your expected results. Whether it be email hosting, websites, ecommerce or other technology solutions, the Local team has a range of services and solutions to support local business requirements.

Vanuatu IDEA is an association, dealing with Innovation and the Digital Economy.
The core objective is to gather motivated people, to share skills, to support projects and grow the use of digital activities and ecommerce throughout Vanuatu.

Community Activities

HSEQ Vanuatu team are grateful to support a range of community activities & initiatives.

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Digital Transformation
Our computing team have assisted VIT’s digital plans with sponsorship of the institute’s new website, digital learning portal & teacher digital skills training.

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Pikinini Dei
As the global pandemic struck, our team supported business at a local resort with children’s event activities including music, face painting & other games.

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Celebrating Independence
We are honoured to sponsor & profile work by local artist Mr Vilhou Kerry, with a major piece reflecting 40 years of independence being donated to Vanuatu Cultural Centre.

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Hand Washing 
Supporting hygiene & food safety, we have sourced & donated training equipment to various partners for community & business sanitation & hygiene skills.

Get in Contact

We look forward to discussing your project needs in more detail.


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