Content Ambassadors and Health and Safety Experts

Our Content Ambassadors also form part of the HSE Global Series & Association Partners and have been selected by HSE Network to support the direction of our content, provide us with industry-leading insights, and to provide an ear to the ground on what the community wants and needs.

The HSE Network sources experts from a variety of different fields with knowledge drawn from academic, sporting, and professional backgrounds. The health and safety content ambassadors also come from a variety of industries, with members from construction, oil and gas, and the governing bodies like IOSH and NEBOSH.

Sir Clive Woodward OBE
Business Speaker and Executive Coach
Hive Learning

Sir Clive Woodward represented England Rugby at both a playing and managerial level in addition to extensive executive-level business experience. Clive supports the Network through interviews and talks with the Global Series.

Hive Learning focuses on providing a digital framework for businesses on how to improve leadership, resilience, wellbeing, and innovation. These three areas are important in health and safety and Sir Clive has decades of experience in the field. In addition to Sir Clive’s work in sport, Clive also works with us on content around improving health and safety leadership and creating the right environment for health and safety to prosper.

Erik Hollnagel
Senior Professor of Patient Safety
Jonkoping university

Erik Hollnagel is one of the key minds behind the Safety Differently movement and is currently a professor at Jonkoping University. We are privileged to have him as a content partner on the Network.

Professor Erik Hollnagel is an internationally recognised expert in the field of orgnaisational resillience and safety systems. Erik has contributed content to the Network through interviews and talks and offers years of academic experience in applying the principles behind Safety Differently.

Jason Anker MBE
Chairman and Director
Anker and Marsh

Jason Anker was paralysed from the waist down when he was 24 years old, due to an avoidable accident. Since a chance meeting with a health and safety expert, Jason has been sharing his experiences and his knowledge within the industry to highlight the effects of his accident.

He is also the chairman and director of Anker and Marsh offering training, assessment, and consultancy to businesses.

Jason offers some unique insight into how wellbeing and behavioural safety can be influenced in the modern workplace to support and empower workers to engage safely with their work.

Ron Gantt
Director of Innovation and Operations
Reflect Consulting Group

Ron Gantt has 18 years of experience working with a variety of organisations across sectors including construction, utilities, biotech and chemical manufacturing. In addition to his expertise, Ron is also owner and contributor at

Ron Gantt has worked with the Network on content for a number of years and has provided expertise on subjects like safety management, system safety, human factors, resilience engineering, organizational learning, and leadership.

Gerry Mulholland
HSEQ Director
Amey Utilities

Gerry Mulholland is currently the HSEQ Director for Amey Utilities covering Water, Power & Telecoms and Metering portfolios. He has over 30 years experience in a wide variety of HSE roles within the construction and energy sectors and is currently leading the Amey Utilities 2020 Challenge to ensure “no street work excavations are left open overnight by 2020”.

Gerry Mulholland has contributed articles and video content for the HSE Network in areas such as behaviorual safety and safety leadership. Gerry offers unique insight from the position of Health, Safety, Enviroment and Quality positon.

James Pomeroy
Group HSES Director
Lloyd’s Register United Kingdom

James Pomeroy is the Group HSES Director for Lloyd’s Register and is responsible for advocating and delivering high standards, thought leadership and best practice in health, safety, environmental and security management across global operations.

James has been involved in leading and transforming global HSES programmes in a variety of sectors, including oil and gas, aviation, mining and heavy manufacturing. The interviews with James focus on his expertise on safety, quality and safety performance.

John Green
AECON Corperate

John Green has 40 years’ of quality EHS experience with time spent in the oil, gas, petrochemical, electronics, heavy engineering, construction and aviation sectors. John’s key area of expertise is safety differently. John has also had senior experience in British Airways and Motorola.

Providing content for the Network, John offers experience from a director level position with further experience in oil, aviation, utilities and electronics. John also has expertise in ISO 14001 and ISO 18000.

Professor Tim Marsh
Managing Director
Anker & Marsh

Professor Tim Marsh was one of the original team leaders of the research into behavioural safety in the 1990s. Since then he has worked with around 400 major companies and is considered a respected authority on behavioural safety, safety leadership and organisational culture.

Tim is passionate about encouraging companies to adopt a holistic approach to good well-being culture in the workplace.

We have worked with Tim Marsh for a number of years in delivering content on safety culture and mental wellbeing.

Brian Wedemeyer
Vice President, EHS
Global Soft Trades

Whilst attending Texas A&M University, Brian Wedemeyer worked as a roustabout for Rowan Drilling. Following graduation, Brian was commissioned into the United States Marine Corps. Brian’s experience in health and safety include time spent as the director for HSE compliance where he oversaw the health, safety and environmental performance of a large industrial maintenance service provider.

Brian Wedemeyer also has experience in the petrochemical and construction industry. Other areas of expertise include risk management systems, and safety leadership.

Lianne Gray
Business Development
Eurofins Workplace Drug Testing

Lianne Gray has a degree in Biochemistry and has worked in the field of Drug and Alcohol testing for 21 years. She is an experienced Account, Project, and Contracts manager working with a range of customers to implement and shape successful testing regimes.

In addition to this experience, Liane also has experience in sales in the criminal justice division.

Phil Walker
Global HSE Director
Kongsberg Automotive Group

Phil Walker is the Global HSE Director for Kongsberg Automotive Group. With over 30 years experience in the automotive industry Phil is an expert in the field of HSE and is a Qualified Lead Auditor of Safety, Quality and Enviromental Management Systems.

Phil’s other areas of experience in health and safety include ISO, quality management, ocupational health, lean manufacturing and OSHA.

Duncan Spencer
Head of Advice and Practice Systems

Duncan Spencer is head of advice and practice systems as IOSH, Duncan has a wealth of experience in a wide variety of EHS fields, and currently works at one of the most respected professional bodies in the field of health and safety.

Duncan is recognised as one of the top thought leaders in ocupational health and safety. We are always priviliged to have Duncan talk at our HSE Congresses.

Robert Sheniger
Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability
Talos Energy

Robert Sheninger is the Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability at Talos Energy. Robert has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry and is a seasoned health and safety professional.

Robert provides insight into the health and safety of the oil and gas industry with over 25 years of experience in fields including manufacturing and biopharmaceuticals.

RIchard Hoffman
US Well Services

Richard Hoffman is the VP of HSEQ for US Well Services and is the leader of health and safety within the organisation. Richard has a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry in addition to highly relevant practical knowledge around health and safety.

Some of RIchard’s key skills include ocupational health, accident investigation, enviromental awareness and enviromental management systems.

Ruth Denyer
Group Risk Director

Ruth Denyer is the Group Risk Director at ITV. Ruth has driven a culture of risk ownership through the business seeing a change in the company’s approach to operational risk through a number of key initiatives.

Some of the key skills that Ruth brings to the HSE Network focus around risk management, risk assessments, safety management systems and accident investigation.

Donavan Hornsby
Vice President of Business Development and Innovation

Donavan Hornsby has over 19 years overseeing the business development of Gensuite’s health and safety solutions. In addition to this extensive experience Donavan also offers support with the HSE Network on both written and video content.

Donavan Hornsby’s academic credentials include an MBA from Louisville University and an undergrad degree from Depauw University. The main knowledge base of Donavan focus around technological health and safety solutiions and health and safety wearables.

Gareth Mullen
Head of Safety, Health and Well-being
Thames Water

Gareth Mullen is a content partner with experience as both a health and safety professional and occupational health. In addition to this experience, Gareth also has specialist experience in mental health and heads up the well-being of Thames Water.

Gareth has contributed to the HSE Network in the form of video content and written articles and is one of our key experts when it comes to mental health in the workplace.

In addition to the health and safety experience, Gareth also has spent time working on strategies and procedures throughout organisations.

Lawrence Waterman
British Safety Council

Lawrence Waterman has delivered talks for the HSE Network and has extensive top-level experience in managing health and safety within many companies. His position at the British Safety Council gives Lawrence a unique perspective.

In addition to his health and safety professional experience, Lawrence holds a Master’s Degree in Occupational Hygiene. Lawrence has also had experience with the IOSH Council.

Nick Anagnostou
Vice President of HSSE
KBR, Inc.

Nick Anagnostou is a senior health and safety practitioner with extensive knowledge of the field. With over 20 years of senior health and safety management experience, Nick is a reliable content partner for the Network.

The knowledge base of Nick focuses around the implementation of health and safety processes and the use of predictive analytics in the workplace. Other specialisms include oil, gas, and construction.

Todd Conklin
Human & Organization Performance Consulting
Todd Conklin Consulting

Todd Conklin is one of the big names in health and safety. In addition to his decades of professional experience within the safety field, Todd also works with the Network on our conference content and the virtual workshops we produce.

When growing in his career Todd ventured into consulting and now provides expert advice to several high profile clients. In addition to his professional work, Todd also runs the successful PreAccident Investigation Podcast.