Dr John Ford is a highly qualified and pragmatic experienced engineer, manager, regulator, consultant and Expert Witness with extensive experience from working in major UK and US organisations and on European Commission projects.
Managerial experience gained in site departmental and national corporate level managerial roles with substantial budget & personnel responsibilities - up to £10m and 100 staff.
Dr Ford is regularly praised by client’s as an expert who constantly meets the technical, financial & time requirements of engagements. He has experince in the following industry sectors; food, power generation, mining, chemical, defence, metal production, logistics, recycling and leisure.
He has expertise in;
Control and Instrumentation
Potentially Explosive Atmospheres
Waste to energy and recycling
Work Place Accident Investigation
Health and Safety Management Systems
Confined Spaces working
Health and Safety in Educational Establishments
Dr Ford has been trained in the role of being an Expert Witness by the HSE and the Expert Witness Institute and have also undertaken training in advanced report writing. He has appeared as a witness in Court and in Employment Tribunals. He is a United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) Technical Expert. Also an approved auditor for the Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme (ADIPS) for the assessment of diligence and competence of ADIPS inspection bodies.