FIChemE, Professional Process Safety Engineer, consultant
Phil graduated in chemical engineering from Leeds University in 1982 and worked in Procter & Gamble’s European R&D Division as a process development engineer before joining the Seal Sands Chemical Company in 1987 and then ICI Acrylics at Billingham in 1988.
Phil worked initially as a process engineer but then moved into plant management and eventually into the role of site Safety Health & Environmental Manager in 1993. From there he became ICI Acrylics’ European SHE Manager in 1996 and then Global SHE Manager in 1998, a position he held for 10 years, during which time the company changed ownership and became Lucite International.
Phil joined ABB Consulting in 2008 and is involved in process safety management consulting including work across most sectors of the process industries including oil and gas, (petro) chemicals, pharmaceuticals and power generation. Phil now works as an independent freelance process safety consultant.
Phil has extensive experience in process safety management world-wide. This includes the development, application and auditing of PSM systems; the development of assurance processes and process safety performance reporting; process hazard analysis including extensive experience as a HAZID, HAZOP and LOPA facilitator; the development of COMAH Safety Reports and the investigation of process safety incidents including fires, toxic exposures and environmental releases.