David is a Professional Process Safety Engineer with over 30 years experience of Major Accident Hazard facilities and Design, Operating & Consulting roles in highly regulated industries including Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Energy & Chemicals.
Responsible for development, deployment & monitoring of Process Safety Management Systems.
Proven, experienced leader of Hazard Identification (HAZOP/HAZID) and Risk Assessment (LOPA/QRA) studies. Fully familiar with all process hazard analysis software tools (including PHA-Pro and BowTieXP)
Practical application of Functional Safety Management principles including SIS Specification & Design and SIL Verification in accordance with recognised international standards (IEC 61508/11)
Execution of Alarm Management projects, tools, techniques and standards/guidelines. Voting member of the ISA S18 committee participating in the development of the standard (18.02) for “Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries”
A member of the IChemE Safety & Loss Prevention Subject Group and a specialist in Process Automation, Hazard Analysis and Alarm Management; authoring and presenting papers on these key subjects.