Meet the Management


Guido Eggers - Managing Director (CEO)

Guido Eggers started as Managing Director of DQS CFS GmbH in the Summer of 2021. He joined DQS in 2019 as Head of the sales division of DQS GmbH. Just a few months later, the management of the customer service teams was added to his responsibilities. With more than ten years of experience as an auditor for a wide range of standards and as a member of various standards committees, he has a broad expertise that goes far beyond the individual standards. In addition, as a graduate brewmaster, Guido Eggers has many years of practical experience in the food industry, including in quality management and leadership. .

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Behzad Sadegh - Chief Operation Officer (COO) & Technical Director

Having been a highly accomplished auditor for more than 16 years, Behzad Sadegh is a true expert on quality and sustainability standards. As a COO and Technical Director, he manages, controls and organizes the entire operational process and all services of DQS CFS. Behzad Sadegh does not only share his expertise with clients, employees and scheme owners, but also works to ensure that DQS continues to be regarded as a true partner for sustainable success.

Dr Thijs Willaert DQS

Dr. Thijs Willaert - Director of Marketing & Communication

Facilitating the communication and interactions between DQS CFS and its stakeholders: that is the task that Dr. Thijs Willaert and his team have set themselves. The communications team is responsible for the ongoing dialogue with customers and the various channels we have established, such as our social media presence, our newsletter and the customer events.

Mariya Drechsel DQS


Mariya Drechsel has been responsible for auditor management at DQS CFS since 2018. She facilitates the application and integration of new auditors as well as the various qualification processes. She also supports the auditor team to maintain their competence through continuous training and evaluation.


Astrid Suding has been with DQS CFS since 2006 and took over the management of the back office in January 2021. Together with her team, she ensures that the administrative part of the audit is handled reliably and competently.