HSE & Risk Management Professional

Last Updated: 5th December 2017 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
55 to 64

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A highly accomplished professional with over 30 year’s broad multi-discipline experience in corporate and project HSE, facility, welfare and risk management for mechanical and civil engineering construction projects, oil and gas construction projects, commissioning/decommissioning projects, operations, process safety, project management and contract management.
Has a thorough knowledge of HSE, facility, welfare and risk management, engineering and management practices, a sound understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 31000 and OHSAS 18001, project and contract documentation procedures, UK and GCC HSE legislation, CDM and safety case requirements.
Adept with enhancing HSEMS by incorporating requirements of international systems from various industry sources such as API, ASME, ASNI, EU-OSHA HSE (UK), ILO, ISO, OGP, OSHA, etc., whilst ensuring conformance to professional practices of auditing.
Competent with assessing corporate, financial, operational, project, welfare risks and respected as a team member for conducting HazOps, HazID’s, QRA’s and EIA’s.


University of Strathclyde
Master of Science Safety & Risk Management

   Sep 2010
— Nov 2013

Blackburn College
Higher National Certificate Engineering

   Sep 1998
— Sep 2000


Independent Consultant

   Mar 2017
— Current

• Providing impartial and unbiased HSE and Risk advice to clients
• Developing and implementing HSE and Risk management systems for clients
• Introducing behaviour based safety programmes to develop and improve organisational safety culture
• Assisting with incident investigations and root cause analysis of unwanted events
• Clients’ include Yuksel Insaat A.S., Qatar; PORR Construction W.L.L.; Qatar; Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Qatar; Salini Impregilo, Kuwait; Kolin Insaat A.S., Kuwait; Public Authority for Housing Welfare, Kuwait

Yuksel Insaat A.S.

   May 2014
— Feb 2017

• Reports directly to the Country Manager, with ultimate responsibility and authority for Risk, HSE, Welfare, Facility Management matters concerning all Yuksel Insaat A.S. projects, business activities, labourer and senior staff accommodation within the State of Qatar and responsible for reporting and liaising with External Agencies as required.
• Reviews HSE, Welfare, Risk and Facility Management Systems, Policies, Manuals and Procedures to ensure they are up to date and appropriate for the Company’s business and legally compliant.
• Advises the Country Manager, Proposals Manager, Project Directors, Human Resource Manager and Finance Manager on business, welfare, project and facility management risks. Developing the Corporate Risk Register to enable all risks to be recorded, tracked and mitigation measures stewardship.
• As a key member of the Yuksel Tender Response and Proposal Committee; responsibility is held for ensuring HSE and Worker Welfare requirements are fully addressed in Tender Submissions. Additionally, all contract and business agreements between Yuksel and Contractors are reviewed to ensure HSE and Worker Welfare requirements are included as part of any contract.
• Responsible for developing and providing HSE, Welfare and Risk Training Programmes, HSE and Risk Publications, recruiting HSE, Welfare and Medical Personnel, organising HSE and Welfare Personnel within Projects and accommodation, in conjunction with Project Directors/Managers.
• Provides information and support to drive, motivate, inspire and encourage managers, staff, contractors and sub-contractors to promote legislative HSE and welfare compliance and embrace continuous improvement opportunities to create and sustain a high and improved HSE and welfare performance.
• Establishes HSE and Welfare Key Performance Indicators and analyses trends and statistics that sustains a mature safety and welfare culture with the aim of driving incidents to Zero and provides continuous improvement.
• Responsible for the facility management of Head Office, Project Sites, Labourers’ and Senior Staff accommodation and welfare ensuring that a programme is implemented to meet Qatar Foundation and Supreme Council for Legacy and Delivery standards can be accomplished.
• Ensures compliance of Yuksel’s Contractors’ and Sub-Contractors’ compliance to all Qatar Labour and Welfare legislation, regulations and standards, from tender assessment to demobilisation.
• Conducts facility management and welfare audits upon Yuksel’s Contractors’ and Sub-Contractors’ and provide audit reports for assistance and guidance of improving welfare conditions of all contracted personnel.
• Developing a pre-mobilisation induction and testing programme to be presented to all potential recruits as part of the recruitment process prior to signing employment contracts in the Country of Origin.

RasGas Company Limited

   Dec 2009
— Apr 2014

• Acknowledged as the Subject Matter Expert for Safety Systems, Road Safety, Project and Contract Management, Lifting Equipment, Pressure Systems, Construction Safety, Incident Management and Risk Management.
• As Safety Project Coordinator ensured project teams complied with RasGas expectations and safety requirements, worked closely with RasGas Contracts Department for preparing invitation to tender documents and assessed contractors response to tenders prior to contract award.
• As Investigation Lead supervised investigation teams and led investigations for all major incidents incurred within the plant facilities, Residential compounds and schools; including preparing final reports and presenting root cause analysis and lessons learned to management.
• Provided technical, financial and contractual stewardship for projects sponsored by the Safety Department and participated in Risk Assessments, HazOps, HazID’s, QRA’s and EIA’s.
• Initiated drive safe programmes for all employee drivers, spouses, school bus drivers and contractors; including installation of vehicle monitoring systems to all company vehicles.
• Communicated with external agencies and companies such as Qatar Petroleum, Ras Laffan City, Qatar Gas, Civil Defence, Shareholders, Police, Coast Guard and other Associated Qatar Government departments on matters of mutual interest.
• Responsible for facility management HSE for Head Office, Plant Offices and buildings Company sponsored Schools; Company provided accommodation towers and compounds.

Al Khorayef Petroleum Company

   Dec 2006
— Nov 2009

• Responsible for leading, and managing HSE Performance of the Company and alignment with Client HSE Standards and Kuwait legislation.
• Developed HSE Objectives, Targets and KPIs, implemented and monitored HSE programs by reviewing various reports including; QRA, EIA, HAZOPs, FAT’s, SAT’s, Accident Incident Investigation reports, etc.
• Initiated and prepared the HSE Management System, HSE Manual, Safe Systems of Work and Risk Assessments in compliance to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Standards for construction projects and operations, Head Office and Company provided accommodation.
• Maintained statutory HSE records and reports returns, including reviewing accident investigations and analysing statistics to monitor HSE performance.
• Responsible for the safe construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the Lower FARS Pilot Project for Crude Heavy Oil Production with Sand (CHOPS).
• Advised the Project Manager on all HSE requirements, cascaded all relevant information to employees and contractor personnel.
• Prepared Project HSE Plans, HSE Manuals, Written Schemes of Examination, Operation Manuals, and Maintenance Manuals.
• Evaluated new equipment and machinery for suitability for use and HSE compliance.
• Responsible for the safe construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the Marrat Water Flood Pilot Plant, operation pressure of 3000psi with maximum potential of 6200psi.
• Monitored and evaluated the NDT test results for pipelines, vessels, tanks and valves and reporting results to the client during the construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning phases, including hydro pressure testing.
• Attended and witnessed FAT’s and SAT’s prior to acceptance of equipment into service, monitored QA/QC findings and rectified any shortfalls prior to commissioning and Start-Up.