Prof. Andrew Sharman
Chief Executive, President Elect, Chairman
RMS Switzerland, IOSH, Institute of leadership & Management, 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, heavy engineering, and manufacturing.
Andrew is Professor of Leadership & Safety Culture at the Centre for Executive Development, (CEDEP) at INSEAD, Paris, France and Professor of Risk Management at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is a Vice President and Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH), 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 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.