Hazards 32

Speakers

To read more about our plenary and invited speakers, select from the list below. More speakers will be announced shortly.

Dame Judith Hackitt

Dame Judith Hackitt

Plenary Speaker – Trevor Kletz Hazards Lecture

Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, London in June 2017, Dame Judith conducted an independent review for the UK Government into building regulations and fire safety related to high-rise buildings. She will reflect on her personal journey in the major hazards sector, and examine how the built environment sector might benefit from the lessons learned in our industry.

Jasper Clark – Marsh Energy & Power

Jasper Clark – Marsh Energy & Power

Plenary Speaker – Embedding Good Practice

Jasper has been the Risk Engineering Hub Leader for Marsh Energy & Power in the UK since 2014. He will share insights from an insurance industry perspective on turning good practice into common practice, why it might be that industry is not always learning from incidents and what might be done about this.

Jane Lassey, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Jane Lassey, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Plenary Speaker – New Technologies

Jane is Director of the Chemicals, Explosives and Microbiological Hazards Division at the HSE in the UK. Her presentation will explore regulatory developments in a rapidly changing world including how the regulator will work with industry to address the complexity of the process challenges ahead.

Peter Davidson, Tank Storage Association

Peter Davidson, Tank Storage Association

Plenary Speaker – Leadership

Peter is the Executive Director of the Tank Storage Association, representing the interests of over 50 companies who operate more than 300 terminals in the UK or provide equipment and services to the sector. His presentation will explore the role of leadership in managing major hazards.

Michelle Roberson, Shell Group

Michelle Roberson, Shell Group

Plenary Speaker – Energy Transition

Michelle is the General Manager, Process Safety for Shell Group, based in the US. Her presentation will discuss the energy transition journey from a process safety perspective including its challenges and implications and how to transfer major hazard learning to other industries.

Steve Elliott, Chemical Industry Association (CIA)

Steve Elliott, Chemical Industry Association (CIA)

Plenary Speaker – Cross-Sector Learning

Steve is the Chief Executive of the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) in the UK. He is a member of the COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) Strategic Forum and the Process Safety Management Competence Board.