About Us

Our Associates

Our associates are distinguished experts, at the forefront of the latest industry “thought leadership” in their specific area of Operational Excellence.

Reg Eayrs

Sustainability and Environment

Reg is a chemical engineer (with MBA) with over 25 years’ experience in industry and consulting, at the operational and corporate board level. His areas of expertise include sustainability, business and EHS/sustainability management system design, implementation, auditing and certi cation, change management, pre-acquisition/divestiture due diligence, environmental impact assessment and industrial pollution control. Reg has led organizations that have provided these services across an extremely wide range of private and public sector organizations, covering diverse locations; Europe, Middle East, Asia-Paci c and Africa.

Professor Ron McLeod

Professor Ron McLeod

Human Factors

Professor McLeod has more than 35 years experience as a Human Factors specialist in industries ranging from oil and gas, defense to aerospace and nuclear power. He was the Human Factors Global Discipline Lead for Royal Dutch Shell and has sat on advisory committees for the oil and gas industry and the US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Professor McLeod is an international presenter and has written several papers on the application of Human Factors in safety critical industries, including his 2015 book ‘Designing for Human Reliability: Human Factors Engineering for the OiI, Gas and Process Industries’.

Ahmed Al Hazmi

Envrionmental Sustainability

Dr. Hazmi is the CEO of Al Madar, a company based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivering environmental sustainability. Key areas of expertise include environmental impact assessment, permitting, environmental and sustainability management, carbon and energy management, product stewardship and due diligence. His expertise and focus is the middle east region born out of experience of working with clients that build and operate world-scale industrial facilities in addition to collaboration with Government entities, ensuring in-depth knowledge of government policies, regulations and thought leadership. Al Madar adds value by working with Clients to overcome their sustainability challenges and environmental concerns with a remit to move towards sustainability and environmental excellence.

James Royds

James Royds has over 20 years working globally in the resilience, risk, crisis, integrated emergency management, business and IT continuity management as a consultant, adviser and writer, delivering integrated solutions and services.

He is an Honorary Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (FBCI) where he served as Chairman for 2 years, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute FCMI, Specialist of the Risk Management Institute, a Member of BSI and a trained Lead Auditor for ISO 22301:2012.

Mark Rushton

Managing Director

Mark Rushton is the Managing Director of STC Global, a company that has over the past 12 years added to its core training capability to become a highly reputable solutions provider that is driven by a methodology called DFB (Designed for Business), an approach that is used to solve a client’s recurring business challenges quickly and cost effectively, facilitating client pro tability & ef ciency.
With a track record in various types of management systems; projects, procurement, human resources, operations and HSE, the solutions are not constrained by subject matter.
In addition STC Global have developed COMET, an optimum turn-key investigation and root cause
solution for all types and levels of events, designed and tested by industry professionals.

Dr. Michael O’Donnell

Occupational Health / Hygiene

Dr Michael O’Donnell is an Occupational Physician with signi cant experience in the major sectors of industry and commerce, including Nuclear, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, both in the UK and Middle East. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and an Honorary Visiting Professor in Occupational Health at the University of Salford. He has worked at senior levels in a range of organizations with experience of liaising with the highest levels of government up to Cabinet Ministerial level. His focus is wellbeing at work and ensuring occupational health and hygiene delivers business value and remains relevant in the modern era to the bene t of employers and employees.

Tom Keane

Managing Director

Tom Keane is the Managing Director of Ethos Empowerment, which comprises experienced, motivated trainers and coaches that specialize in measurably improving health and safety performance, through using both head (rational thought) and heart (emotions) to motivate people, improving their skills and knowledge, enabling them to manage individual and corporate risk. Their solutions are designed to give a fresh and immersive learning experience, equipping people with the vital skills to foster cultures where individuals and teams are emotionally invested and fully engaged in their work – giving maximum contribution and gaining maximum satisfaction.