SUSANNA (Luzanne) Oosthuizen

Health and Safety Professional
Pillar Consulting Ltd
Auckland Region


I am an experienced H&S professional, specialising in strategic health, safety and wellbeing advice and solutions which are practical and specific. My background includes more than 10+ years of experience across a wide range of industry groups having worked as a H&S Manager within geotechnical, civil, water resources and soil contamination engineering; conducting external health and safety audits; and providing risk and opportunity management consultancy services across a diverse portfolio.

My technical proficiency covers a broad understanding of the current health, safety, and wellbeing compliance frameworks, as well as delivering comprehensive health and safety management system gap analysis, improvement initiatives, and implementation of solutions. I am committed to direct, influence and support stakeholders to promote a positive working environment, leading towards a mature health and safety organisational culture.

I have a strong interested in the mental health and wellbeing of workers. I completed my Master of Business Studies exploring the New Zealand legal response to work-related psychosocial harm and I am continuing my research towards a PhD within the field of workplace psychosocial factors. I am a certified member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM).

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  • New Zealand Institute of Safety Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Occupational Safety and Health. Graduated 2012.
    Master of Business Studies with Distinction in Human Resource Management.
    PhD Scholar student. Human Resource Management.
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