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 Expert  728480

Expert in Systems Safety, Security, Sustanability Assessment and Management; Competence and Talent Assessment

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has developed and applied a scientific systems based approach to hazard identification, hazard characterisation/modelling, risk assessment, QRA, and risk management. The generic framework of risk assessment and risk management can be applied to any technical, services and enterprise context in which existence of man-made or natural hazards could pose a risk to life, property or operational integrity. Much of the application of the Risk Assessment and Risk Management frameworks has been in the safety critical and business critical areas.

On Knowledge Management his focus has been mainly on employee Competence issues in critical knowledge driven roles in an enterprise. A comprehensive model of personal, team and enterprise competence is developed and applied in evaluation, identifying short comings, determining focused solutions and managing the development of individuals' competence in business critical roles.

Finally, the Risk Assessment and Risk Management frameworks cited above have also been applied to identification of security threats and vulnerabilities and risk management.


crisis management


enterprise risk management




knowledge management




risk assessment


risk characterization


risk management


safety management


security management

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   BSc   Electronics and Physics   Loughborough University of Technology  
1980   PhD   MBA in business management and research in Industrial Computing   Bradford University School of Management and Faculty of Engineering  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to








Innovation and mission critical system/product development.

2001 to 2008


Atkins Consultants


Advanced Technology Group




head of Advanced Technology Group responsible for innovative problem resolution approaches, new markets and managing a team of 25 senior consultants.

Career Accomplishments:

Senior Member of IEEE SMC Society; -Fellow of IET, UK; -Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, UK.


Chartered Engineer

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Safety design advice and consultancy to CRSCD corporation, Beijing, China.
  • Systems safety analysis and consultancy, London Underground Ltd, UK.
  • Safety Assurance services to Lloyds Register, UK.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2002 to   China   Developed consultancy operations in systems, safety and delivery of courses.
1998 to 2000   Brussels, Belgium   Systems safety analysis and target setting for ETCS system under contract from the EU Commission.
2008 to   European Union   Expert advisor and reviewer of research proposals involving complex systems and safety and mission critical systems used in aviation and air traffic management systems (ATM) within the European SESAR Programme
2005 to   China   Systems Safety & Security analysis for the high speed railway control and automation systems

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Beginner level
French   Beginner level
Farsi   Fluent

Market Research:
familiar with safety critical supervisory and control systems used in industry, railways, avaiation and manufacturing

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has developed a number of training programmes on the topics of risk assessment, risk management, safety management systems, and systems safety, security and sustainability. He has delivered these internationally in more than 8 different countries.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has experience with suppliers of railway safety critical control systems and my own expertise in safety certification of such systems.

Other Skills and Services

Knowledge Management, Business Continuity, Competence Assessment, Competence Management, risk and safety assessment of complex technology


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