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Health & Safety Event 2022

30 April -2 May 2024
NEC, Birmingham



Louise Ward

Louise Ward

Safety and Sustainability Director, G&W UK and Europe

Louise Ward is an experienced HSEQ Leader with over 25 years experience.  A Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner, her career has spanned a range of business sectors and high risk environments with companies including British Nuclear Fuels, News International. BP, JP MorganChase, the Engineering Employers Federation, the MoD, Network Rail, Thames Water, the British Safety Council, and Siemens.  She is now Safety and Sustainability Director for G&W, overseeing operations across the UK and Europe.

As well as being a practicing health and safety specialist, Louise has been involved in the development of legislation, guidance material and regulatory policy. She has a particular interest in professional development and supports a number of initiatives in this area.  She is a visiting lecturer at Middlesex University and a member of a trailblazer group developing degree level apprenticeships.  Louise writes regularly for the trade press, co-authored a handbook about wellbeing published by Routledge, and contributed to the 1% Safer initiative.  In 2021 she was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Safety and Health Excellence Awards in recognition of her contribution to the profession

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