30 years experience in swimming pool safety and in all aspects of aquatic safety, previously as a local authority Safety Officer, MD IQL UK, Institute of Qualified Lifeguards, Director of Education Royal Life Saving Society UK and Associate Consultant with Quality Leisure Management. Currently Principal Consultant with AQUA Leisure Safety & Training Services.
Author of industry standard texts on pool and beach lifeguard operation and management and on pre-hospital management of aquatic spinal cord injury, specialist in development of risk management, first aid programmes.
25 years experience in accident investigation as expert witness in civil and criminal cases and for HM Coroners. Past Vice Chairman National Water Safety Committee, Chairman of CEN Safety Standards Committee from 1993 until 2017 and CEN Principal UK Expert. Specialist in all areas of aquatic safety and in particular, swimming pool and pool diving accident investigation.
Courses undertaken with Bond Solon and Professional Solutions
Single Joint Expert, Giving evidence, criminal and civil litigation
Chartered Member of IOSH, listed on the UK Register of Occupational Safety and Health Consultants' Register, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Fellow of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity, Graduate of the Institution of Fire Engineers