Hazards 31

Speakers

To read more about our plenary and invited speakers, select from the list below. 

A speaker from Shell will present on the major hazard implications of energy transition and decarbonisation/climate change technologies (more details to be confirmed shortly).

Professor Atula Abeysekera

Professor Atula Abeysekera

Plenary speaker

Atula is the Professor of Practice in Risk Management at Imperial College, UK and has advised the UK Government on managing Black Swan risks.

Peter Baker

Peter Baker

Plenary speaker

Peter has over 30 years’ experience with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK as an Inspector and in a number of senior operational roles dealing with a wide range of sectors, including the major hazard industries.

Terry Cooper

Terry Cooper

Plenary speaker

Terry is a Senior Executive Manager with extensive experience in the petrochemicals and oil & gas industries, including leadership roles at Total Exploration & Production.

Sarabjit Purewal

Sarabjit Purewal

Plenary speaker

Sarabjit is a Principal Specialist Inspector and the portfolio lead for cyber security and emerging technologies at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK.

Simon Wood

Simon Wood

Plenary speaker

As Environment, Health and Safety Specialist at the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA), Simon provides its members with expert advice on regulatory developments for environmental, process safety and occupational health and safety topics across the downstream oil sector.

Steve Cutchen

Steve Cutchen

Invited speaker

After an extensive industry career, Steve worked for the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) as an incident investigator specialising in chemical engineering and human factors.

Ian Phillips

Ian Phillips

Invited speaker

Ian is a Superintending Inspector and professional lead for nuclear internal hazards at the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) in the UK.