Safety and Loss Prevention

Committee

Andrew Rushton

Andrew Rushton

Chair

Andy Rushton taught and researched loss prevention in the process industries at Loughborough University for ten years.

Clive de Salis

Clive de Salis

Vice-Chair

Clive has been involved with writing IEC standards for safety instrumented systems and cyber security. He also has a history in HAZOP, hazardous area assessment and dust explosions.

Carolyn Nicholls

Carolyn Nicholls

Secretary

Carolyn's current work is predominantly with clients in the UK, working to ensure COMAH and DSEAR compliance. She has particular interest and expertise in Quantified Risk Assessment and ALARP demonstration, both for safety of people and the environment.

Jonathan Hall

Jonathan Hall

Treasurer

Jonathan is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with a background encompassing research and development, capital project delivery/commissioning and process safety risk management.

Helen Conlin

Helen Conlin

Newsletter Editor

Helen specialises in understanding the combined contribution of technology, people, processes and systems to system performance and risk management.

Richard Mundy

Richard Mundy

Webmaster

Richard works as a Risk Engineer for Starr, a multinational insurer. He specialises in oil, gas and petrochemical business.

Graham Ackroyd

Graham Ackroyd

Committee Member

Graham is currently the head of Syngenta’s Process Hazards Section. His particular areas of expertise include dust explosions, explosion protection, and electrostatics.

Rana Faisal

Rana Faisal

Committee Member

Steve Flynn

Steve Flynn

Committee Member

Steve had a thirty year career with BP. He is the Major Hazards Topic Lead within IChemE's Learned Society Committee.

Andy Mackiewicz

Andy Mackiewicz

Committee Member

Andy specialises particularly in DSEAR and hazardous area classification, and has worked in process safety for more than thirty years.

Haroun Mahgerefteh

Haroun Mahgerefteh

Committee Member

Haroun is senior professor of Chemical Engineering at University College London where he teaches Advanced Safety and Loss Prevention. His research is in high pressure pipeline transportation safety.

Peter Marsh

Peter Marsh

Committee Member

Peter has 39 years experience in the oil refining and engineering contracting businesses. His primary focus area within the S&LP SIG is learning from incidents.

Andrew Nixon

Andrew Nixon

Committee Member

Andrew currently works in the major hazard industries with special interests in risk management from natural hazards and climate change.

Sean O'Sullivan

Sean O'Sullivan

Committee Member

Sean works for the UK safety regulator and his prior experience is in oil & gas. He is particularly interested in education, engagement and the practical management of process safety risk.

Roy Singer

Roy Singer

Committee Member

Roy has been involved in most aspects of the oil and gas industry with regards to safety and has seen the development of safety concepts since the early inception of the goal setting regime.

Panos Topalis

Panos Topalis

Committee Member

Panos currently works on risk based inspection (RBI) software, but also has considerable experience in consequence analysis. He holds a PhD in process thermodynamics.

Robin Turney

Robin Turney

Committee Member

Helen Wade

Helen Wade

Committee Member

Helen started her career in the food industry and now works for a large insurance company on chemical and pharmaceutical loss prevention. She is keen to help inspire the next generation of engineers and is a member of the Women’s Engineering Society.

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

Committee Member

Mark has a background in the management of top tier COMAH sites in the Teesside region. He worked with ICI, then with companies including Huntsman, Sabic, Davy McKee and Ensus.

Jonathan Carter

Jonathan Carter

Regional Representative - UAE

Jonathan Carter is a Risk Engineer working for Marsh JLT Specialty, the largest insurance broker in the energy business sector. He runs the engineering hub for Marsh in Abu Dhabi where he has worked since January 2019. Prior to that, he worked as a Risk Engineer for Marsh based in London.

Tim Elms

Tim Elms

Regional Representative - Australia & New Zealand

Tim is a chemical engineer who specialises in risk management and process safety.

Erick Kirsten

Erick Kirsten

Regional Representative - South Africa

Steven Murphy

Steven Murphy

Regional Representative - Central & Southern Europe

Steve is Head of Process Safety at Syngenta, with extensive experience particularly in hazard studies and preparation of Seveso reports. He is based in Switzerland.

Christina Phang

Christina Phang

Regional Representative - Malaysia

Ir Dr Christina Phang is a Fellow of the IChemE and a Professional Process Safety Engineer and was awarded the 2016 IChemE Franklin Medal. She is also a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers (BEM) in Malaysia and Professional Engineers Board (PEB) in Singapore.

Christian Schovsbo

Christian Schovsbo

Regional Representative - Northern Europe

Christian is a process safety engineer with BP. His current interests are particularly in applying process safety to gas processing, gas storage and transport as well as alternative energy sectors such as H2, biofuels, wind and solar.

Abigail Cushing

Abigail Cushing

Student Representative