Andrew Sharman

Andrew Sharman.

Chief Executive
Andrew Sharman holds Bachelor-degree level qualifications in Health & Safety Management, and in Learning & Development. He also holds Masters degrees in International Health & Safety Law, and in Organisational Psychology. He revels in the interplay between compliance and culture.

With a safety career spanning almost two decades he has guided global leaders in their commitment to zero accidents and towards safety excellence across a range of industry sectors including power generation and supply, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, heavy engineering, and manufacturing. His experience spans more than 100 countries across five continents and his clients include multinational blue-chips in the automotive, oil & gas, manufacturing, engineering, science, healthcare and mining sectors. Andrew also works with a range of non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization and the British Safety Council. His work has earned a string of international awards from IOSH, Green Apple, ZurichMunicipal, SHP and also the prestigious DuPont International Safety Award for Innovative Approach.

Andrew is a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH), a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk & Safety Management (IIRSM), a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IOD). For the last 6 years he has served as Non-Executive Director of IOSH the world’s leading association for H&S professionals, with over 44,000 members around the world.

With a reputation as a thoughtful, innovative and engaging orator Andrew speaks extensively on the subjects of risk management, safety culture, leadership and organizational behaviour with corporations, NGOs and at universities. He has chaired or given keynote papers at more than 100 professional development events around the world including the prestigious and innovative TED conferences.

Far from being risk averse, Andrew loves ‘high risk’ adventure sports including free-flying, rock climbing, sea kayaking and swimming with sharks. He uses these pursuits to think differently about the language, perceptions and functions of occupational safety, health and risk management and how to align these disciplines with broader organizational issues to drive positive impact and enhance the performance of individuals, teams and businesses.

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