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's particular areas of interest include hazard studies/PHA, hazardous area classification including combustible dust hazards, and consequence modelling, QRA and OBRA.

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.

Sofian Jasrai

Sofian Jasrai

Student Representative

Sofian is a Queen Mary University Chemical Engineering graduate. He aims to contribute a student's perspective on safety and loss prevention.

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.

Esteban Bernechea

Esteban Bernechea

Committee Member

Esteban has extensive experience chairing PHA studies and delivering functional safety consultancy for multinational clients in diverse sectors.

Andy Mackiewicz

Andy Mackiewicz

Committee Member

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.

John Munnings-Tomes

John Munnings-Tomes

Committee Member

John works as Chief Risk Engineer for The Hartford. He has particular interest in lessons learned from the incidents he sees and the importance of process safety culture.

Andrew Nixon

Andrew Nixon

Committee Member

Rita O'Sullivan

Rita O'Sullivan

Committee Member

Sean O'Sullivan

Sean O'Sullivan

Committee Member

Sean works in the upstream offshore energy industry as a Technical Safety Technical Authority. He is particularly interested in education, engagement and the practical management of process safety risk.

Christian Schovsbo

Christian Schovsbo

Committee Member

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.

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.

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson

Committee Member

Stuart works for the insurance company FM Global. His role involves client visits, working to improve risk quality across industries including pharmaceuticals and food. He is developing a specialism in dust hazards.