International HSE Manager for 23 years

Last Updated: 24th August 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United Kingdom



Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification



A dedicated, pragmatic HSE professional with over 22 years high quality HSE, Maintenance, Production, Quality and Facilities Management experience, working with major companies within various industry sectors. My experience has also been substantially gained in the on/offshore industry with vessels and installations, and now conversant in start-up construction projects for all environments amongst other major programmes. I hold a significant level of experience in solving problems relating to health and safety issues, always working to current legislation and assisting in completing reviews of current policies, systems and procedures in line with company and enforcement agency expectations, with the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of an organisation.


Aberdeen University Scotland
Project Management

   Jan 2014
— Jun 2015

Foundation level with Honours (NQF)
Project Management implementation.
Initiating projects, including describing and organizing the project, involving people and aligning expectations.
Planning projects, including the basics of planning, setting up the WBS, identifying tasks and scheduling.
Executing projects, including managing the plan and subcontractors and soft (people) skills.
Monitoring projects, including capturing performance data, reporting and identifying options for corrective action.
Controlling and Closing projects, including the acceptance process and turnover, project archives and knowledge transfer.

Aberdeen University
NEBOSH Level 3

   Jul 2001
— Aug 2017

Occupational HSE Diploma in Construction HSE Management


RA International
HSE Manager

   Oct 2016
— Current

• Provide strategic and technical HSE advice to Management and site teams to ensure they are kept abreast of duties and developing trends and assist them to innovate and improve their overall safety performance.
• Participate and actively contribute to the development and maintenance of policies, documents, organisational procedures, operational goals and targets related to HSE programs.
• Gather HSE and Key performance Indication (KPI’s) data and HSE team participation (alignment, prioritisation, resource allocation and collaboration) and submit consolidated regular reports.
• Conduct and monitor periodic external audits to ensure that standards and legal requirements are consistent with the national standards requirements using analysis methodologies and raise non-¬compliance issues during board meetings to various stakeholders.
• Take appropriate and robust action for any failings and non-compliance with Company Standards and expectations.
• Pro-actively promote the development and implementation of strategy and plans to improve HSE performance in the business.
• Prepare local HS&E budget and provide input for site requirements and work with divisional peers on development of processes and initiatives.
• Monitor and review Safety performance against set standards and targets, report findings to the Regional Stakeholders and the management teams and implement action plans to ensure standards are met or surpassed.
• Take appropriate and robust action for any failings and non-compliance with Company Standards and expectations.
• Coach, challenge and support staff to achieve the necessary level of competence and capability to identify and manage HSE risks, and achieve continuous improvement in performance and support operational staff to take HSE accountability.
• Ensure the HSE Management system is aligned with the organisation scope of work and activities through the application & communication of the HSE system model to promote predictability & consistency in managing health, safety, and environmental performance / obligations / compliance.
• Interpret MSDS information to make proper determination of such things as PPE; maintain and submit monthly internal and external statistics and reports for the site and coordinate milestone and recognition programs. Communicate with external customers and clients.
• Responsible for administrating, monitoring, assessing and reviewing the Health and Safety training requirements to ensure competency levels are achieved.

Sterling Global
HSE Manager

   Jul 2014
— Aug 2016

• Provide Safety leadership to the teams to develop and implement a project-wide culture that emphasizes leading measures and drives toward zero incidents.
• Carry out high potential, lost time and accident investigations (route cause analysis) and Hazard identification ensuring that corrective actions are adequate, ensuring that investigation and reporting are implemented according to company procedures.
• Report serious incidents/accidents to the Sterling Safety Office and the on-site USACE Representative as soon as possible, but not to exceed two (2) hours utilizing the Sterling Serious Incident Reporting (SIR) System If required, complete a written report, USACE 3394 “Accident Investigation Report”, within twelve (12) hours of an accident Submit final accident reports within five (5) days of an accident.
• Conduct periodic audits to ensure that standards and legal requirements are consistent with the national standards requirements.
• Conduct safety-related inspections to ensure employee safety Document deficiencies on authorized Sterling forms and contract required forms. Forward deficiencies to the Sterling Quality and Safety Office for inclusion in required tracking systems.
• Conduct risk assessments to ensure that standards and legal requirements were consistent with client requirements, using Risk Assessment / Analysis Methodologies and raise non-¬compliances during meetings with various stakeholders.
• Participate in and document external inspections which may be conducted by the USACE and others, Achieve Sterling’s zero accident goal by defining processes that must be followed, identifying activities that put personnel at risk, making all personnel responsible for safety
• Document man-hours worked (including subcontractor hours), Complete primary accident reports including the compilation of victim statements and other required data, Complete accident analysis and ENG Form 3394 reporting as required,
• Actively participate and lead by example in the behaviour based safety observation and safety observation conversation process.
• Ensure the quality and quantity of information on reports is adequate to identify trends and solve safety issues and/or mitigate risk.
• Champion safety issues and coach crew members on the prevention and proper handling of safety issues as they arise.
• Regular head-to-head management providing an effective and efficient relationship and understanding of common goals and objectives.
• Help manage the development of consistent company training matrices, behavioural training programs and competency systems and ensure compliance is communicated to management.

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