John Green

 

John Green has worked in the oil, gas, petrochemical, electronics, heavy engineering, construction and aviation sectors and has 38 years’ experience of industrial safety. He is recognised and respected as someone who does safety differently and as major force for change in how industrial safety is delivered.

He has spent periods living and working overseas with in the UAE, Iran, Europe, Hong Kong, parts of the USA and has recently returned from a 4 year spell in Australia covering Laing O’Rourke operations in the southern hemisphere.

He has held senior positions with Motorola, British Airways and Board level positions with Alfred McAlpine and Laing O’Rourke. He is currently the Director HSE for Laing O’Rourke Europe and Global major projects.

John holds qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety, Integrated Pollution Mgmt, Risk Mgmt, Change Mgmt, Psychology, Law and Philosophy and is currently studying towards a LLM. He is an advocate of doing safety differently and challenging traditional or orthodox thinking.

He spends any spare time that he has climbing in Europe and scuba diving across the world or any other pastime that requires exceptional risk management skills.

Articles by this author

Safety Differently: Things to think about

Safety Differently: What it is not

Safety Differently: Making the ‘New View’ work

The best of SHP in 2017: How safety became all about negatives – and how to do it differently

John Green: safety differently, a vision for the future

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