About Us

About Us – Our People and Our Experience

Intrinsic Safety

ExVeritas is an ATEX Notified Body, IECEx Certification Body and Test Laboratory and CompEx Training and Assessment Centre. ExVeritas was founded by Sean Clarke and Stephen D’Henin, the former owners and founders of Epsilon Compliance, an EU Notified Body for ATEX. As acknowledged experts in the field of explosion prevention, Sean and Stephen provide both technical and management leads over a team of experienced and highly motivated staff.

ExVeritas gives you direct access to knowledge, experience and expertise of some of the UK’s leading experts in ATEX and DSEAR. We are always directly contactable. Our Principal Engineers all have over 25 years individual experience in this field, and our Senior Engineers have at least 10 years individual experience, making ExVeritas one of the most experienced teams available for this type of work. ExVeritas technical staff are active members of  TC31 (UK’s Explosive Atmospheres Technical Committee), EXL/031 (BSI, a number of Standards committees for hazardous areas) and EXL/23 Explosion and fire precautions in industrial and chemical plant.

ExVeritas  have grown over 300% in the last 4  years by concentrating on providing excellent customer service and value adding. 

ExVeritas Accreditation and Control

ExVeritas are a privately owned and funded limited company. We are not part of a group or larger organisation, we specialise in what we do and have complete control of the processes.

Our certification processes are safeguarded by a Governing Body made up from independent experts covering various aspects of our scope, the representatives are drawn from major blue chip oil and gas manufacturing, processing and drilling companies together with smaller manufacturers and legal or accounting experts. Our independence, impartiality and fairness in the certification process is assured by the Governing Body and our Accrediting Body (UKAS and IECEx)

The listed Standards and the scope of our accreditation cover testing and certification and include and exceed the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 (refer to this document for conformation of this from UKAS)



ExVeritas was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2018, this is the highest honour that can be bestowed on a company in the United Kingdom and demonstrates financial and business integrity, growth and sustainability.

ExVeritas was also highly commended in the Welsh Business of the Year Competition 2013, won the prestigious Welsh Exporter of the Year competition in 2014 and then won the highly converted Welsh Small Business of the Year in 2015. In 2017 ExVeritas were First Runner up against world class international companies for ‘Best Customer Service’ in the HazardEx Awards. ExVeritas have also held  the Investors in People Award from 2012-2017

Our Customers

We work for some of the largest companies in the world, and plenty of small business as well….irrespective of your companies size or market sector, you will be treated with respect, honesty and understanding. We provide what we believe to be the best technical service available in this field,  find out what our customers think here.

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