HSSE Manager

Last Updated: 9th August 2019 (over 3 years ago)

South Africa


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Afrikaan, English


HSE Professional with over 18 years of experience specializing in Safety, Health and Environmental management for international companies in the Oil and Gas, Petro-chemical, Civil Construction and Infrastructure sectors. Implementation of effective HSE strategies at local and global levels. Great strength in Safety awareness, which enables me to assess and streamline management systems and Safety applications.


Safety Management

   Jan 2012
— Aug 2012


CMC di Ravenna - Kenya (East Africa)
HSE Manager

   May 2017
— Current

• Oversaw a major Dam construction project with the main focus on incident and accident minimization
• Responsible for creating, improving and developing HSE programs and strategies
• Implemented IFC (International Finance Corporation) standards as per the Lenders agreements
• Reduced the accident and incident rate by 80% within the first quarter of joining the company
• Ensured compliance with Local Kenyan Legislation and IFC standards with a sustained Audit score of 96%
• Achieved 4 000 000 Lost Time Free hours by the end of 2018

Sasol Group Technology
Senior Safety Specialist

   Jan 2016
— Dec 2016

• Oversaw two projects (VCM Safety Scrubber Replacement & Caustic Evap Thickener Platform)
• Managed contractors on both projects to ensure compliance with Sasol Safety standards
• Developed Emergency evacuation strategies for both projects and conducted Emergency exercises
• Conducted internal Audits on contractors and approved Safety packs
• Received a Certificate of Recognition for Driving good Safety Principles and Culture November 2016 (VCM Scrubber project)
• Received certificate of recognition for creating a positive Safety culture December 2016 (Caustic Evap project)

KENTZ Australia (CKJV)
HSE Advisor

   Oct 2013
— Dec 2015

• Overseeing of Permit to Work system for all High Risk Activities – Confined Space Entry, Vessel Entry, Tie-ins to existing Lines and Hot tapping at Plant East
• Development and Implementation Emergency Rescue Plan for Confined Space Entry/Vessel Entry
• Auditing of Risk Assessments and Permit to work documentation
• Recommend Safety improvements to management and ensure proper implementation of recommendations Overseeing all Jetty work – working over water, safety compliance on support barges and marine activities
• Inspections on modular components shipped from off island placed in quarantine to ensure environmental compliance
• Developing risk analysis for the commissioning of electrical substations and pressure testing of pipelines

Foster Wheeler
Senior HSE Advisor

   Mar 2011
— Oct 2013

• Oversaw all Safety aspects including the management of contractors and sub-contractors
• Developing procedures and risk analysis for high risk activities such as vessel entry, heavy lifts and emergency preparedness. By being proactive the project did not suffer delays usually associated with these types of activities
• Received certificate of recognition for exceptional and value adding Safety proposal
• Received certificate of recognition for outstanding commitment and dedication to the execution of the FT Wax Expansion project
• Received certificate of recognition for achieving 6 000 000 Lost time Free working hours

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