Simon Jones has 24 years’ experience in chemical, oil, and gas industries. Simon is Head of Professional Services at Petrotechnics where he leads the consulting practice in the fields of operational management, safe systems of work and operational risk management in client oil and gas facilities around the world. Simon’s background is in Process Safety – he holds an Engineering Masters degree in Process Safety and Loss Prevention from Sheffield University in the UK. Before joining Petrotechnics, Simon was Manager of Operations in an Engineering Centre undertaking benchmarking of process safety practices in downstream and chemical companies across Europe. Simon is a member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Royal Society of Chemistry and is actively involved in the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) European Regional network.