Expertise

  • Health & Safety Advisory
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Accident Investigation
  • Incident Control
  • Auditing
  • safety audits
  • Safety Inspections
  • Safety policy
  • Safety Training
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Fire Marshal Training
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Food
  • DSE Assessment
  • Dse
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental Advisor
  • environmental auditing
  • Asbestos awareness
  • 18001
  • 14001
  • 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • OHSAS 18001
  • elearning
  • Online Training
  • safety advice
  • retained safety service

Summary

I am a highly knowledgeable professional with a wealth of experience in managing Health, Safety and Environmental activities across a variety of industries.

I use my analytical, planning and management skills, combined with my Health & Safety & business management experience to provide clients with effective and compliant management solutions that are simple to follow, use and maintain.


Experience

  • BRS Solutions Ltd

    Owner / Consultant
    1 - 5 Employees 2016 - Current
    BRS Solutions Ltd

    I work with the management teams of businesses in a variety of industries across the UK. BRS Solutions as a consultancy specialise in providing our clients with management systems and solutions to improve and strengthen the way they manage health & safety and other business areas. From reviewing and improving a client’s current systems to implementing complete management systems from scratch.

  • Sevron Ltd

    HSE Solutions Manager
    6 - 20 Employees 2013 - 2016

    As Sevron grew, I was promoted to be responsible for managing the internal support team, external consultants and the delivery of compliance projects in synergy with the development, release and implementation of our software solutions onsite. In addition to my previous role, I also have added responsibility for:
    - Implementing a HSE partnership programme with safety consultants throughout the UK to develop new business
    - Managing HR requirements for recruitment, employee discipline, mentoring and appraisals
    - Handling client legal queries regarding contracts, terms & conditions, data privacy and protection
    - Ensuring effective client relationships, including large corporate clients, resulting in a 97% renewal rate
    - Helping advise our marketing team, supervising the implementation of safety marketing campaigns
    - Managing Sevron’s internal Safety, Health, Environment & Quality systems.

  • Sevron Ltd

    HSE Solutions Consultant
    6 - 20 Employees 2011 - 2013

    In this role I worked with a number of high profile clients including Fortune 500 companies, advising on how to deliver effective management systems for achieving 18001 compliance. This included:
    - Working with clients to deliver 18001 compliant solutions. This involved working with safety directors and senior management teams of large businesses such as Olympus, Coca Cola, BMI Healthcare and BAE Systems
    - Communicating and providing consultation to clients from board level to workforce
    - Analysis of software solutions for compliance requirements and integration with existing client systems
    - Introducing clients to improved behavioural safety to demonstrate measurable safety performance improvements
    - Advising on how to develop and manage effective plans, policy and procedures to deliver transparency of reporting throughout client organisations
    - Implementing new risk assessment, incident management and performance management systems into my client businesses and increasing engagement with their senior teams
    - Completing on-site audits of client performance and support of clients’ external compliance audits
    - Advising businesses on how to get the best out of monthly management reviews through KPI’s
    - Initiating development and launch of a risk assessment automation solution with a 90% uptake in existing clients and increase in sales to new clients
    - Delivering online and on-site solution training to clients

  • BAE Systems

    SHE Associate
    100+ Employees 2005 - 2011

    I was responsible for managing the health, safety and environmental compliance for 4 high risk aerospace businesses. I was awarded 3 Chairman Awards for strengthening safety management and reducing risk. This role involved:
    - Developing and managing effective plans, policy and procedures for all Safety, Health and Environmental activities
    - Introduction of behavioural safety inspections for management teams to review safety performance
    - Implementation of new risk assessment, incident management and performance management systems in to businesses and increased involvement from Supervisors, Team Leaders and Managers.
    - Auditing compliance of SHE plans, company management system, 18001 compliance and legal requirements within my businesses and other businesses
    - Supporting businesses with and chairing monthly management reviews
    - Maintaining 18001 compliance in business and hosting of successful external audits from BSI and LRQA
    - Managing 100% completion of risk assessments, incident management, internal audits / inspections to plan and procedural requirements
    - Providing advice to all levels of the business
    - Reviewing health, safety and environmental performance against agreed objectives and associated key performance indicators on a monthly basis

  • BAE Systems

    Technical Apprentice
    100+ Employees 2002 - 2005

    I successfully completed a nationally recognised Apprenticeship and achieved a solid understanding of engineering in the aerospace industry through a number of placements.
    In the end, I focused on Health, Safety, Environment and training management roles including:
    - Undertaking health and safety activities; including, risk assessments, incident investigations, planning, performance reviews and managing employee medicals
    - Organising delivery of business training courses, and management of training records
    - Management of online management system for two large sites with over 8,000 employees
    - Provision of system advice, guidance and user training

    My Apprentice training introduced me into a variety of practical manufacturing and engineering skills including electrical fitting, electronics, mechanical fitting and machining.


Education History

  • Level 6 Diploma in Health, Safety & Environment

    University of Sunderland
    2008 - 2010

    Equivalent course to the NEBOSH Diploma that also incorporated the IEMA Associate Certificate for an all round education.

  • HNC in Aerospace Engineering

    BAE Systems / Halton College
    2003 - 2005
  • BTEC Diploma in Electronics

    Accrington and Rossendale College
    2000 - 2002

Qualifications

  • IEMA Associate Certificate
  • NEBOSH General Certifcate
  • 18001 Lead Auditor

Clubs and Associations

  • Graduate member of IOSH

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