Before joining Sunbuild, John was the NT HSEQ Manager for Veolia (Energy, Water and Environmental). John had moved back to the NT from WA to take up the position as the WHS & Emergency Services Manager for Crocodile Gold Australia (NT, Victoria and Canada) operations.
While in Western Australia, John was the WA State HSEQ Manager for Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) where he was responsible for the HSEQ management of major resource and infrastructure projects in excess of $250 Billion managing over 60 HSEQ staff.
John was also the HSEQ Manager and Director of Human Resources for Murdoch University where he was responsible for all HSEQ & HR functions for the University staff of 2700 personnel and 17,000 students locally and internationally. He has also consulted to major companies, locally, nationally and internationally across a variety of industries where he has written HSEQ Management Systems & facilitated HAZOP Studies for major process operations.
Along with his years of experience, John also holds a master’s degree in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety. He engages with on-site personnel on a day to day basis as well as having a comprehensive knowledge and ability to apply best practice health, safety, environmental and quality management practices.
John is a well-respected HSEQ professional and a former Deputy Chair of the NT WorkSafe Committee for Mine Safety, and an Approved Integrated Management Consultant with the NT Department of Business, and Board Member of the Mining and Resources Contractors Association and the Safety Institute of Australia (WA).
John has the proven knowledge, skills and abilities to ensure the highest quality, health, safety & environmental outcomes on projects.
Master’s degree Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety
Diploma of Business
Certificate IV Training and Assessment
Lead Auditor OHS & Quality Management Systems
Advanced Lead TapRooT® Investigator
Lead HAZOP Study Facilitator
Certified Generalist OHS Professional – Safety Institute of Australia
Member of the American Institute of Safety Engineers
Member Risk Management Institute of Australasia
Member Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists