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Charlotte Geoghegan is Event Manager for Safety & Health Expo and SHP at Informa Markets. She is responsible for content, strategy and sales of physical events and digital products. She is also an active member of the Women in Health and Safety committee.Before Charlotte went into this role she was Head of Content for the Safety & Health Expo, SHP, IFSEC, FIREX and the Facilities Show. She joined Informa (previously UBM) in 2015.Charlotte has spent 10 years in media & events and her academic background is in modern foreign languages. You can find her on LinkedIn here
May 17, 2023

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What’s on at Safety & Health Expo today?

After a busy opening day yesterday, the doors will open again for Safety & Health Expo at the ExCel, London this morning. Speakers today include Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam and Mind’s Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Andrew Berrie. Here are the talks, panels and events that you can look forward to throughout the day. (If you haven’t got a ticket, you can still get one here.)

Keynote Theatre, sponsored by IOSH

Time: 10:30am – 11:15am

Session: Mental health support: the dos and don’ts

Who’s speaking:

  • Duncan Spencer, Head of Advice and Practice, IOSH
  • Louis Wustemann, Journalist

Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Prof. Sir Jonathan Van-Tam

Session: Inspirational speaker series: Crisis management and communicating with impact with Prof Sir Jonathan Van-Tam

Who’s speaking: 

  • Prof Sir Jonathan Van-Tam, former Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Time: 12:45pm – 1:15pm

Session: Stress – the law, workplace challenges and support available

Who’s speaking:

  • Phoebe Smith, Human Factors Technical Team Lead, Health and Safety Executive

Time: 1:30pm – 2:00pm

Session: Supporting employee mental health in challenging times

Who’s speaking: 

  • Andrew Berrie, Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Mind

Time: 2:15pm – 3:00pm

Session: Winning at safety: The Expo Gameshow

Who’s speaking:

  • Kanthi Ford, Lead Consultant, Tribe Culture Change
  • David Mansell, Lead Creative Consultant, Tribe Culture Change

Time: 3:10pm – 3:50pm

Session: I’m a boss, not a shrink

Who’s speaking:

  • Heather Beach, Founder, Healthy Work Company

Time: 4:00pm – 4:45pm

Session: Becoming a Safety Superstar – how to use social media and personal brand to stand out in a competitive market

Who’s speaking:

  • Laura Aucott, Associate Director and Client Engagement Director, HSE Recruitment and Executive Network Group
  • Liz Hancock, Head of Health, Safety, Environment and Facilities Management, Unipart Rail
  • Christian Harris, Founder & Director, Slip Safety Services
  • James MacPherson, Managing Director, Risk Fluent

Operational Excellence Theatre, sponsored by Pittman

Safety & Health ExpoTime: 10:45am – 11:15am

Session: Hybrid working – how to keep people safe wherever they are

Who’s speaking:

  • Freddie McGrath, Marketing Director, Peoplesafe

Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Session: Moving beyond burnout: how to create a healthy, safe & high performing culture

Who’s speaking:

  • Michael Matania, Founder, Tough Cookie

Time: 12:40pm – 1:10pm

Session: The value of high-quality training: Gain insight on making your investment reap the rewards your need to really drive improvements in your organisation

Who’s speaking:

  • Deborah Clueit, External Verifier, RoSPA Qualifications
  • Craig Haley, MD, EDGE Services
  • Ruth Hewitt, Operations Manager, EDGE Services

Time: 1:20pm – 1:50pm

Session: A lively interview: How can I be a better health and safety professional? Answer – stop being a health and safety professional!

Who’s speaking:

  • Rhaynukaa Soni, Head of Safety – Delivery, East West Rail
  • Julia Thomas, Senior Associate, Eversheds Sutherland International LLP

Time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm

Session: Diplomacy and danger – a global approach to risk management

Who’s speaking:

  • Jay Sutherland-Pownall, Head of Health & Safety, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Time: 2:40pm – 3:10pm

Session: Drug and alcohol use in safety critical industries – understanding the increasingly common problem and learning how to proactively manage it

Who’s speaking:

  • Andy Stevens, Broadcaster, Speaker, Ambassador and Builder, Andy Stevens TV

Time: 3:20pm – 3:50pm

Session: The line manager paradox: why 75% of line managers aren’t well equipped to support employee wellbeing, and what to do about it

Who’s speaking:

  • Marcus Herbert, Head of Wellbeing, British Safety Council

Time: 4:00pm – 4:40pm

Session: Loneliness kills – how an ancient game can teach you to see solutions more clearly and take action in your workplace to reduce the loneliness in to suicide pipeline

Who’s speaking:

  • Ross Smith, Co-founder, 5asideCHESS
  • Diane Waldron, Trustee, 5asideCHESS

Networking Forum, sponsored by Shirley Parsons

Time: 10:15am – 12:30pm

Session: Chess & chat: Drop-in with suicide prevention charity 5asideCHESS

Time: 12:45pm – 2:00pm

Session: Your HSE challenges clinic, with the Shirley Parsons Team

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Session: IOSH Future Leaders Steering Group – meet the leaders of our profession

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