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).