Technical Expert

Definition(s)


Technical Expert

person who provides specific knowledge or expertise to the audit team

NOTE 1   Specific knowledge or expertise is that which relates to the organization, the process or activity to be audited, or language or culture.

NOTE 2   A technical expert does not act as an auditor in the audit team.

[ISO 9000:2005, definition 3.9.11].

Source: ISO 19011:2011 (E) – Guidelines for auditing management system. Global Standards