Consider Dr Bill Robb as a Non-Executive Director with a focus on safety
Directors are increasingly accountable in the courts for the safety performance of their companies.
The director’s job is to direct and ensure all necessary legal and best practice requirements are a) in place and b) being operated properly. The Board should have an HSE committee and at least one director with specialist HSE knowledge and experience. A standard agenda item should be “Health and Safety”.
With 22 years’ experience in a variety of industries and 24 countries, Bill has the experience, knowledge and gravitas to work with your Board safety issues – vital to commercial success and reputation protection.
- Held several chairmanship roles including Chairman of Ofex-listed, Sinovation plc and has attended the one-day “Role of the Non-Executive Director” workshop run by First Flight.
- A highly experienced, practical safety strategist and business savvy with a grasp of commercial realities. Ability to assist management teams to review strategy, solve productivity/organisational problems, and communicate and embed effective safety cultures.
- Considerable analytical, persuasion and problem-solving skills and the ability to design solutions/policies from scratch. Excellent presentation and writing skills (see publications list below) – a mediator who can bring parties together to achieve mutual goals.
- Strong interpersonal skills that enable effective communication with shareholders, government officials and other stakeholders. Knowledgeable on aspects of corporate governance code.
LLM, Dundee University August 2014,
DEd, University of South Africa, May 1997
PhD, University of Glasgow, December 1993
MEd, University of South Africa, May 1988
BSc, University of Rhodesia, 1974