An award winning Chartered Safety Practitioner and recognised industry expert with considerable experience in the Rail and Manufacturing Industries. He has assumed a number of senior safety level roles in the UK and overseas and has a vast knowledge of legislation and best practice coupled with the ability to apply this knowledge in a practical manner.
Has won extensive awards and accolades including in the last 5 years: Institute of Rail Operators Passenger Safety Management Golden Whistle award, National Rail Safety Award for the Joint Safety Improvement Plan, RoSPA Silver award Transport sector, RoSPA Transport Sector Award Winner, IOSH SHP Transport Sector Award Winner
Acted as company representative for RAIB/ORR Inquiries and Investigations
Delivered outstanding results in the Divisional Audit system returning continuous improvements in scoring and observations starting at 70%, and improving to 90% within a 3 year period, which was the highest score ever to be returned within the organisation worldwide
Oversaw the building of three new train maintenance facilities (£80m) from identifying Safety and Environmental considerations during design to monitoring implementation during construction, and then utilisation; and the introduction of 3 new fleets and introduction of 300 + additional employees, as well as the processes and procedures which are required to achieve regulatory, certification and customer
Vast experience in a number of Occupational Safety disciplines, as well as Bid Writing, Safety Management System Development, Auditing, and Strategy Safety Development. Managed large Safety & Environment Teams with budget of up to £2m pa and Implemented Quality Management Systems and safety Management Systems.
Chartered member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) and a full member of the Institute of Environmental Manangement and Assessment (MIEMA).