Chartered UK engineer and safety professional with over 25 years’ experience in technical and operational risk and asset management for multi-national E&P companies and the UK offshore safety regulator – part of the Piper A investigation team. First 8 years spent working in petrochemical and offshore oil and gas consultancy. Six years working for Shell International in Brunei, South East Asia, with direct responsibility for the technical safety discipline input to capital projects.  Previously with Maersk Oil’s headquarters in Copenhagen, developing global HSE governance and technical/operational safety requirements and leading compliance assessments of the operating units in the UK, Denmark, Kazakhstan, Algeria and Qatar and providing the HSE assurance of exploration drilling activities in Brazil, Mexico, Iraq, Greenland, Angola, US Gulf of Mexico and Norway. Former Head of Risk Management, Process Safety & Asset Integrity for Dong E&P, Denmark responsible for the integration of these areas across the group including HSE training & systems as well as leading the HSE/Technical Safety aspects on a major HPHT gas development. Latterly working as Director of Safety and Operational Risk at BP International, responsible for the assurance of BP’s HSE Operational Management System, OMS, worldwide. Currently Group Head HSSEQ, BumiArmada, Malaysia with responsibility for leading the HSSEQ aspects of projects and operations globally