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.

Professor Ron McLeod

Professor Ron McLeod

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’.

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

STC Global has over the past 10 years added to its core training capability becoming a highly reputable solutions provider that is driven by a methodology called DFB (Designed for Business), an approach that is used to solve a clients recurring business challenges quickly and cost effectively. STC aim to leave the client more profitable & efficient as a result of working with its dedicated problem solving team. Our solutions are not constrained by subject matter – we have developed project management, procurement, talent management, work management, operations, management system, tender management and HSE related solutions.

Tom Keane

Managing Director

Ethos Empowerment 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.