Prof. Andrew Sharman
CEO of RMS, President at IOSH, Switzerland
Andrew is the Chief Executive Officer of RMS, a global consultancy specializing in organizational safety culture and leadership. With a safety career spanning 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, mining, construction, heavy engineering, and manufacturing.
Andrew is Professor of Leadership & Safety Culture at the Centre for Executive Development, (CEDEP) at INSEA D, Paris, France and also teaches at the California Institute of Technology, USA , and at the IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland.
He is President of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH), Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Leadership & Management, a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. Furthermore, he has chaired or given keynote papers at more than 200 professional development events around the world including the prestigious and innovative TED conferences and his latest books From Accidents to Zero and Safety Savvy are amongst the global best-selling books on safety culture. Far from being risk-averse, Andrew loves adventure sports including climbing, free flying, sea kayaking and swimming with sharks.