HSE Manager / HSE Head / Sr HSE Engineer / HSE Consultant

Last Updated: 1st October 2018 (over 4 years ago)



Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, French, Italian, Romanian


• HSE Management Professional with more than 30 years of experience in Oil & Gas Industry (refinery, petrochemical, fertilizer, LNG and power plants).
• 17 years safety experience in different major / mega international projects and 7 years of previous firefighting experience.
• Strong expertise in Construction, Commissioning, Start-up and Maintenance Shutdowns, PTW system coordination, Emergency Response, Safety & Firefighting engineering review, Project HSE Management, Incident Management (investigation, root cause analysis and follow-up) and Training
• A certified accident investigator and analyst, an IRCA certified OHSAS 18001 Auditor, holder of IOSH (UK), NEBOSH (UK) and OSHA (American) certifications.
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate and lead by own example the safety team, ability to respond effectively in emergency situations, able to work under pressure, excellent communication and analytical skills, perseverance, always open for new challenges.


NEBOSH - IGC Certificate

   Dec 2016
— Dec 2016

Velosi Certification (IRCA approved) - Doha, Qatar
OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor

   May 2009
— May 2009

Velosi Certification (OSHA approved) – Doha, Qatar
30 Hour OSHA Safety & Health Hazard Course

   Feb 2009
— Feb 2009

Velosi Certification (OSHA approved) – Doha, Qatar
10 Hour OSHA Safety & Health Hazard Course

   Dec 2008
— Dec 2008

IOSH Managing Safely Certificate

   Dec 2008
— Dec 2008

Ecological University of Bucharest, Romania
Master of Law - L.L.M in European Social Security

   Oct 2008
— Mar 2010

Partner SA - recognized by the Romanian Ministry of Labor and Social Protection
Occupational Health and Safety Manager

   Aug 2005
— Aug 2005

Ecological University of Bucharest, Romania
Bachelor of Law - LLB in Environmental Law

   Oct 2002
— Feb 2008

“Teleajen” Industrial Petroleum High School – Ploiesti, Romania
Baccalaureate Diploma - Mechanical Technician in Oil Industry

   Sep 1981
— Jun 1985


JACOBS Engineering SA - Morocco
HSE Commissioning Specialist (consultant)

   Apr 2018
— Current

Project: SIPP – Safi Independent Power Project (2 x 693 MW Coal-fired Power Plant)
Client: SAFIEC – Safi Energy Company, Morocco
Budget: US $ 2.6 billion

- Assessment of Client HSE Safety Management System with focus on PTW Process, role of HSE assigned personnel, Risk and Process Management (PSM), Punch List Controls, transfer from EPCC "care and custody" to Client operational accountability, recommending actions for improvement.
- Provide input and oversight to the development of Contractors Commissioning HSE plans and procedures, provide contractor oversight and ensure project execution to the HSSE standards
- Witness as appropriate the Pre-commissioning and Commissioning activities performed by the EPCC and validation of the Ready for Commissioning and Ready for Start-Up dossiers as per planning.
- Supervision of the Contractor HSE Team, monitor the compliance of subcontractors in relation to company standards and requirements, provide specific expertise to the commissioning and start up teams and assist in the development of SIMOPS and Start up plans
- Liaison with Operation and Start-up team to ensure that commissioning activities risk assessment are performed properly, attended by all concerned parties and any points of concern are followed-up.

Oman LNG LLC - Qalhat Complex, Oman
Safety Manager

   Jan 2018
— Mar 2018

- Manage and lead the HSE advisors in HSE department. Accountable for the Personal Development and Coaching of local HSE staff to the next higher competency level and maintaining HSE discipline expertise.
- Ensuring the organization complies with Oman HSE legislation, Oman LNG HSE policies, SHELL safety standards (SHELL HSSE & SP Control Framework)
- Actively liaise with the line organization to establish and maintain the HSE requirements that promotes a culture of safe working practices across the organization and ensure Goal Zero (no harm to people, no leaks).
- Act as the lead competent person for all Operational and non-Operational HSE matters.
- Responsible to carry out assurance audits and inspections to evaluate the effectiveness of the HSE-MS and procedures and to identify improvements.
- Develop Department Risk Register as integrated part of Corporate Risk register
- Responsible to ensure that all incidents are investigated (using RCF Analysis) and Lessons Learnt are systematically integrated to continuously improve the HSE-MS.
- To act as the custodian of the Site Emergency Response Plan and responsible to maintain capable and competent Emergency Response resources personnel by organizing periodical drills based on Pre-Incident Plan (PIPA) scenarios.
- Maintain and review periodically Emergency Response and Plant Firefighting equipment to ensure fit for purpose according to NFPA and API standards and design Fire Protection Philosophy

*Resigned for urgent family problems that required my presence home for a long period of time - NOC available.

RENCO - KAT LLP Atyrau Branch - Kazakhstan
Project HSE Manager

   May 2017
— Dec 2017

RENCO - KAT LLP Atyrau Branch - Kazakhstan
Project: Building a Logistic Camp - part of Future Growth Project /Cargo Transportation Route for
Facilities in North-Eastern Part of the Caspian Sea (FGP/CaTRo)
Client: TENGIZCHEVROIL LLP (TCO Chevron) Kazakhstan

- Lead and coordinate the activities of HSE local staff on construction site. Reorganize HSE Organisation by recruiting new and qualified staff; develop Job Competency and Training Program for all HSE staff.
- Advise and assist all appropriate managers / discipline engineers in discharging their responsibilities for health and safety of employees
- Ensures implementation of HSE procedures and Client safety programs IIF & BBS / collection of statistical data / preparation of weekly and monthly safety reports
- Ensure investigation of accidents (using 5 Whys and Fault Tree Analysis), recommend corrective actions to prevent recurrence, analyse accident data and reports, assign responsible person and follows their implementation
- Make regular safety inspections on site / organize weekly site management walk/ inspection with client representative, chairs weekly HSE meetings
- Maintains close working relationships with client and other external health & safety organizations
- Coordination of the HSE Department transition between the construction phase and the operating phase, in particular development and implementation of the safety rules and procedures specific to the Hospitality Industry and food safety (HACCP system) regulations.

DUQM Refinery & Petrochemical Industries Co. LLC - Oman
Site HSE Manager

   Aug 2015
— Sep 2016

DUQM Refinery & Petrochemical Industries Co. LLC - Oman
Project: DUQM Refinery Site Preparation Project (Early Site Works) – Duqm, Oman
Client: Duqm Refinery & Petrochemical Industries Co. LLC (DRPIC)
Budget: US $ 90 Million (part of 7 billion total budget)

- Managing Project HSE team and a site workforce of 1360 people and 870 equipment’s during civil preparation of site where future refinery will be built
- Ensuring that Corporate HSSE Standards & Procedure are adopted throughout the project and that all activities are fully documented in the project HSSE Management Plans
- Leading, promoting and maintaining a strong safety culture to ensure zero incidents, reinforcing HSSE leadership from Company and Contractor key staff.
- Implementing new safety programs (Golden Rules of Safety, 5 Star Safety Program) that make workers aware of the importance of compliance with safety rules and procedures.
- Providing leadership, guidance and drive in respect to incident and accident prevention, investigation and analysis to determine root causes and develop preventive actions.
- Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics to proactively address risks and improvement opportunities.
- Supporting Project and Senior Management Team by facilitating or participating in various Management Reviews, Technical Bid Evaluation, HAZOP, HSE Audits, developing and maintaining top Management Field Visit plan.

SATORP – Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical Co. - Saudi Arabia
Corporate Commissioning & Start up Safety Engineer

   Mar 2013
— Jul 2015

Project: SATORP Jubail Export Refinery (JER) - Saudi Arabia
Client: SATORP – Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical Co.
Budget: US $ 9.6 billion

- Audited elements of HSE Management System and developed new Operational Safety procedures.
- Prepare new organizational chart for Safety Department, replacement of expatriates staff with locals, prepare Personal Development Plan and Coaching for new local HSE staff
- Developed Pre-Incident Plans according to NFPA & OSHA standards, administered the Refinery Emergency Program together with Fire Protection Department.
- Organized periodically Emergency response exercises and Fire drills with Operation Disaster Committee in order to prepare and test the organisational readiness to respond effective to emergency situations
- Implement together with Operation Department the new PTW System, daily auditing for identifying gaps and propose improvement measures. Introducing SIMOPS control on Work Permits that affect the construction/operations activities, train the personnel on preparation of effective Job Safety Analysis review risk assessments requirements.
- Introducing new safety programs as Behaviour Base Safety (BBS), Golden Safety Rules and Stop-Work Authority.
- Coordinated incident reporting & investigation using Root Cause Analysis process up to close out of recommendations across the company. Developed and implemented electronic reporting system (SAP based) as part of the overall incident management process
- Delivered technical guidance for PMT and Contractors for installation and testing of Safety & Fire Fighting equipment according to NFPA , OSHA and API standards.
- Participate in HAZID & HAZOP reviews, Pre-Start-up Safety Review (PSSR) process (as Safety Department representative) with all disciplines involved, before main systems can be accepted by client and prepared for start-up activities (RFISU).

QATARGAS Operating Co. Ltd. - Qatar
Sr. Safety Officer & Shutdowns Safety Coordinator

   Oct 2006
— Feb 2013

• From Aug.2009 – Feb.2013 Sr. Safety Officer & Shutdowns Safety Coordinator at QATARGAS OPCO
(Transferred from QG2 Exp. Project to Operations)
- Leading shutdown safety team (around 20 – 35 members) composed of company and contractors safety officers and safety technicians, implementing company HSE procedures and programs, identifying clashing activities to avoid any unsafe situations, implementation and site verification of prevention measures resulted on risk assessment process.
- Review and approval of Contractors Safety Management Plans, method statements, Job Safety Analysis, Risk Assessments, safety personnel, PPE’s, rigging plans, lay down areas, and traffic plan.
- Develop and conduct specific safety training sessions related to high risk shutdown activities.
- Provided professional support to Operations on designated area, including RLTO (Ras Laffan Terminal Operations) during loading and maintenance activities.
- Coordinated, and facilitated all functions relating to incident notification, investigation and root cause analysis, up to close out of recommendations across the company
- Liaison with Subcontractors Safety Departments in order to implement Company HSE Procedures and Programs (IIF - Incident & Injury Free, STOP Program).

• From June. 2007 – July 2009 PMC Safety Officer for Commissioning & Start-up at Qatargas 2 Expansion Project
Project: Qatargas 2 Expansion Project (QGX) - Ras Laffan, Qatar
Client: QATARGAS Operating Co. Ltd. (OPCO)
Cost: US $ 13.5 billion
- Identify safety related problems to avoid delay in completion schedule, implemented site inspection and auditing program for PTW System during commissioning and Start-up period.
- Supported construction superintendents for construction activities management,
- Recommended subsequent mitigation requirements for SIMOPS restricted areas in compliance with HSE policy and procedures, best practice guidance, and PTW system.
- Monitoring installation of all Fire Fighting System components and testing performance according to NFPA standards throughout the project
- Monitoring project completion by CDMS and WinPCS project completion software for Safety, Fire Fighting and Fire & Gas Systems.
- Participate to Pre-Start-up Safety Review (PSSR) Process with all disciplines representatives involved, before main systems can be accepted by client and prepared for start-up activities.

• From Oct. 2006 – June 2007 PMT Construction Safety Officer
Project: : Qatargas 2 Common Sulphur Project (CSP), - Ras Laffan, Qatar
Client: QATARGAS Operating Co. Ltd. (OPCO)
Cost: US $ 700 millions
- Inspect Construction Areas (Fabrication Workshop, two parallel pipelines interconnecting all Ras Laffan plants each 17.5 km long, molten sulphur tanks, granulation unit and sulphur storage facilities) to identify hazards, non – conformities and take appropriate corrective actions.
- Coordinate with Contractor HSE Supervisors the implementation of client HSE culture, procedures and programs, periodical safety audits and emergency drills.
- PTW approving authority for all activities performed on Ras Laffan Industrial City territory along to the sulphur pipelines.
- Coordinated with contractor Safety Department the incident reporting, investigation and root cause analysis, up to close out of recommendations across the company
- Interfacing with contractor and subcontractors training departments and coordinate on the job training.

SNAMPROGETTI Spa. (a company of SAIPEM) - Saudi Arabia
Construction HSE Superintendent & Training Coordinator

   Feb 2006
— Sep 2006

Project: Khursaniyah Producing Facilities (KPF) Project - Saudi Arabia
General Contractor: Snamprogetti Saudi Arabia Ltd.
Client: Saudi ARAMCO
Cost: US $ 1.2 Billion

• Coordinate all HSE activities in construction areas, implementation of Construction PTW, organize periodical Safety Audits with client and subcontractors
• Planning training schedule, updated HSE training program, conduct Basic Safety Orientation, and prepared training courses related to HSE & S for construction activities.
• Interfacing with client and subcontractors HSE departments, participate in HAZID and QRA review sessions
• Support and advice in review of Work Procedures, PTW System, JSA, Risk assessments, team member for Incident investigations, root cause analysis and recommendations close up.

JGC Middle East FZE – Qatar
Construction HSE Engineer

   Aug 2005
— Nov 2005

Project: DOLPHIN Project, Upstream and Compression Facilities, Qatar
General Contractor: JGC Middle East FZE
Client: Dolphin Energy
Cost: US $ 7 billion

• Advising Site HSE Management in executing the construction health, safety and environmental plans, HSE culture, procedures and programs.
• Developed site emergency response procedures and programs, as well as plan and conduct drills & exercises, trained the workforce, and conducted job safety meetings.
• Inspect Construction Areas to identify hazards, non – conformities and take appropriate corrective actions
• Participate in the review of Risk Assessment, Safe Method Statement for JGC Middle East and its subcontractors
• Act as Team Member for Incident/Accidents Investigations
• Review Standard Work Procedures and Construction Permit to Work System, developing Commissioning PTW System and Specific Procedures

Commissioning HSE Coordinator

   Sep 2004
— Jul 2005

Project: OMIFCO Fertilizer Project – Sur, Sultanate of Oman
General Contractor: SPF TKP OMIFPRO SNC (Snamprogetti & Technip France JV)
Client: OMIFCO – Oman / India Fertilizer Company S.A.O.C.
Cost: US $ 960 millions

• Coordinate in field all HSE activities during Pre – Commissioning, Commissioning, Start – up and Performance Test, liaison with client and subcontractors HSE departments
• Implement PTW System in all Commissioning Areas and act as Permit Coordinator, resolved conflicting requirements involving permits-to-work where safety may be affected.
• Informed the JV Management about hazardous situation arising from permit controlled activities on site.
• Conduct Safety and Fire Inspections, review Commissioning and Operating Procedures, Risk Assessments, Method of Statements for JV (Snamprogetti & Technip) and subcontractors
• Prepare Site Emergency Response Plan and Procedures, develop & conduct Fire Drills & Emergency Exercises
• Supervise the development of Fire Fighting System, testing and handover to client
• Delivering training program in working with fire equipment for client Fire Fighting Team members in Emergency Scenarios, Fire Drills

Field HSE Manager

   Jun 2003
— Aug 2004

Project: NGL – 4 EPC Project, Masaieed / Dukhan - Qatar
General Contractor: Snamprogetti & Hyundai (JV)
Client: QP – Qatar Petroleum

• Coordinate all HSE activities of the project in both plants Mesaieed and Dukhan during Commissioning, Start-up and post Start-up periods.
• Review HSE Plan, Operating Procedures, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Emergency Response Plan for JV (Snamprogetti & Hyundai) and subcontractors
• Support the JV and Subcontractors to maintain the compliance with Qatar Petroleum (QP) HSE Plan, Procedures & Standards, Local and Government Regulations
• Conduct Safety and Fire Audit Inspections, Incident / Accident Investigations, monitoring the close – out of corrective actions
• Coordinate Safety Training; plan, develop and conduct Drills & Exercises
• Coordinate the implementation of New QP – PTW System in both plants, Mesaieed and Dukhan (Nov.2003)
• Coordinate the development of Fire Fighting System, testing and hand over to the client.

TECHINT CimiMontubi Spa. - Nigeria
Safety Supervisor

   Sep 2001
— Feb 2003

Project: NLNG Train – 3, EPC Expansion Project, Bonny Island - Nigeria.
General Contractor: T.S.K.J. Nigeria Ltd. (Technip, Snamprogetti, KBR, JGC)
Client: Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) & Royal Dutch/Shell

• Supervise on site all safety activities during Construction, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, Start – up, Performance Test
• Permit to Work Coordinator and site supervision of all activities to be completed following PTW System requirements
• Fire Fighting Specialist for training local Fire Fighting Team (locals) in working with “Silvani” fire equipment and hand over Fire Fighting System to client.

OMV Petrom S.A. ,,PetroBrazi“ Petrochemical Complex, Ploiesti – Romania
Firefighter Officer / Shift Supervisor

   Mar 1996
— Sep 2001

• Coordinate the activity of fire fighters and fire engines during daily activities and emergency interventions
• Coordinate the Fire Fighting Rescue Team during training exercises and emergency situations
• Develop Fire Fighting Emergency Plans and implementation of Fire Prevention Procedures
• Team member for Fire Investigations and Follow – up actions

“UPETROM – 1 May” S.A. Ploiesti – Romania
Mechanical Technician

   Apr 1987
— Feb 1996

(oil drilling equipment manufacturer)

• Working on Fabrication Workshop for oil well derrick components
• Involved in final assembly and testing of drilling oil wells

Military Firefighters Brigade, Ploiesti – Romania
Military Firefighter

   Oct 1985
— Apr 1987

• Participate in many emergency situations and fires: civil, industrial, in agriculture, refineries and gas plants, oil tanks
• Specialist in fire engine with foam and chemical powder

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