A Master’s Degree qualified safety professional and Chartered Engineer with many years of senior management experience in international operations and safety management, including as a regulator (H&S Inspector and HSNO Enforcement Officer). Most recently, I was the manager of health and safety responsible for the work-related wellbeing of 14,700 workers at all of Auckland District Health Board’s sites and remote-working staff, plus all ‘others’ – visitors, patients, volunteers, etc. I also have extensive experience of heavy manufacturing, FMCG, power generation and process safety.
I am now available as an independent consultant for all safety related matters, including serious accident investigation. I am a team player, with proven leadership skills in multi-disciplinary environments, adept at building strong and supportive relationships with all levels of your organisation and have excellent realations with the regulatory bodies. I was trained in safety and accident investigation at Cranfield University and am also a lead ICAM investigator, with extensive experience. Self-motivated and committed to service excellence. I am an enthusiastic, conscientious and positive individual that displays a genuinely supportive and empathetic approach to others and have a well-developed sense of humour. I am also a trained and experienced Lead Auditor. I am adept at keeping an overall view, while maintaining an eye for detail. Very experienced in high stress environments and in the management of risks.
- New Zealand Institute of Safety Management
- Graduate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.
Graduate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management.
Member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators.
Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
- PG Cert in Safety and Accident Investigation (Air Transport) - Cranfield University (UK) 2017
Master of Management (OHS) - Massey University 2012
Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Administration (Distinction) - Massey University 2010
Bachelor of Science - The Open University (UK) 2001
Professional Certificate in Management - The Open University (UK) 1999
BEng (honours) Mechanical Engineering - Kingston University (UK) 1997