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2021 Speakers Themes

Inspirational Leadership

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Climate Change and Sustainability

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Behaviour and Culture Change

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Overcoming Adversity and Resilience

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Legal Advice and Updates

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Nigel Girling

Inspirational Leadership

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Having spent almost 40 years at board level – the majority as a CEO or Chairman – Nigel is very much a practising strategic leader, yet a trusted adviser to senior leaders and organisations and a sought-after leadership mentor.  Nigel is a writer, speaker and thought-leader in the fields of leadership and engagement, with one foot in the daily work of a strategic leader and the other in a number of academic roles.

Often viewed as a disruptive influence (which he rather likes) and a contrarian (ditto), he recently stood down after over a decade as the CEO and Director of The National Centre for Strategic Leadership to take up a post as senior consultant to the Inspirational Development Group at RMAS, designing international leadership development programmes for their many multi-national clients.

For years a committed believer in blended and virtual immersive learning as the future of leadership development, Nigel now spends much of his time filming tutorial and mentoring videos at IDGs digital studios, creating digital content, delivering webinars and writing think-pieces and papers for the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Leadership & Management, The International Institute of Risk & Safety Management and The Engagement Task Force and IDG.

Having spent almost 40 years at board level – the majority as a CEO or Chairman – Nigel is very much a practising strategic leader, yet a trusted adviser to senior leaders and organisations and a sought-after leadership mentor who has worked with thousands of leaders in hundreds of organisation.  Nigel is a popular writer, speaker and thought-leader in the fields of leadership and engagement, who has one foot in the daily work of a strategic leader and the other in a number of academic roles.

Nigel is often viewed as a disruptive influence (which he rather likes) and a contrarian (ditto). He s certainly someone who is prone to taking a different path to the norm on almost any topic and to challenging the status quo and accepted wisdom at every opportunity.

In 2020, he stood down after over a decade as the CEO and Director of The National Centre for Strategic Leadership to take up a role as senior consultant to the Inspirational Development Group at RMAS, designing international leadership development programmes for their many multi-national clients.

For years a committed believer in blended and virtual immersive learning as the future of leadership development, Nigel now spends much of his time filming tutorial and mentoring videos at IDGs digital studios, creating digital content, delivering webinars and writing think-pieces and papers for the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Leadership & Management, The International Institute of Risk & Safety Management and The Engagement Task Force and IDG.

Despite advancing years (!) he has lost little of his fire and is always ready to engage in lively debate with any leader he feels needs to do more to critically analyse their style, approach and thinking.  As a colleague once said “Arguing with Nigel is like mud-wrestling with a pig.  After a while, you start to realise the pig is having more fun than you are”

Whether it is as a member of the Qualifications & Technical Panel of the Chartered Management Institute in the UK, a Subject-Matter Expert for several other representative bodies, leading programmes at post-graduate and doctoral levels, addressing a conference or challenging leaders to raise their game, Nigel is passionate about the way engaging leadership can improve the lives of employees, customers and other stakeholders.

“Nigel Girling is an exceptional speaker, witty and entertaining – but more than that, had a great message about self-reflection and the shadows that we all cast.  It was a very thought provoking session and one I could see that our line managers would be able to relate to and would help them to understand themselves.”

“Nigel is the complete package. Very engaging, humorous and brings a topic to life in a way that allows others to relate to their own situation, mindset and ideas.”   

“Nigel Girling – to challenge the accepted norms and buzz words relating to performance was thought provoking and made me ‘take stock.”

“Nigel is one of those speakers who keeps me on the edge of my seat throughout.”

Chris Hines MBE

Climate Change and Sustainability

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Chris has been working and campaigning for the environment for 30 years and revels in inspiring positive change.

He was a Co-founder and then Director of Surfers Against Sewage from 1990 till 2000. Regarded as “some of the Government’s most sophisticated environmental critics” by the BBC and “Britain’s coolest pressure group.” By the Independent, the SAS helped deliver massive environmental improvements. Chris was then Sustainability Director at the Eden Project for 5 years. This included conceiving and delivering “Waste Neutral”, an early version of the circular economy and helping embed the triple bottom line of sustainable business practice throughout the organisation. He’s been campaigning against ocean plastics since 1990! He’s given evidence to the UK parliament, the Monopolies and Mergers Commission, the European Commission, briefed the President of the European Parliament, been a special advisor to the Minister for the Environment and appeared on a wide range of media from BBC World Service and Panorama to CNN.

In 2008 he was awarded an MBE for “services to the environment” in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Plymouth. Surfers Path Inaugural Green Wave Award winner (a global award).

Chris works on strategic planning, communications, leadership and embedding sustainability principles as part of a profitable business, and strongly believes that business can be a force for good in a challenging world.

Chris has been working and campaigning for the environment for 30 years and revels in inspiring positive change.

He was a Co-founder and then Director of Surfers Against Sewage from 1990 till 2000. Regarded as “some of the Government’s most sophisticated environmental critics” by the BBC and “Britain’s coolest pressure group.” By the Independent, the SAS helped deliver massive environmental improvements. Chris was then Sustainability Director at the Eden Project for 5 years. This included conceiving and delivering “Waste Neutral”, an early version of the circular economy and helping embed the triple bottom line of sustainable business practice throughout the organisation. He’s been campaigning against ocean plastics since 1990! He’s given evidence to the UK parliament, the Monopolies and Mergers Commission, the European Commission, briefed the President of the European Parliament, been a special advisor to the Minister for the Environment and appeared on a wide range of media from BBC World Service and Panorama to CNN.

In 2008 he was awarded an MBE for “services to the environment” in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Plymouth. Surfers Path Inaugural Green Wave Award winner (a global award).

Has given presentations to a wide range of groups and organisations from BMW Guggenheim Future Lab to the Dutch Tax Office, Bombay Sapphire, Lonely Planet, the National Grid and the Global Surf Cities Conference and International Schools in the Hague and Geneva.

He now aims to deliver positive change by working with clients with a shared vision, including sitting on the BBC’s Sustainability Advisory Group.

Chris works on strategic planning, communications, leadership and embedding sustainability principles as part of a profitable business, and strongly believes that business can be a force for good in a challenging world.

Oh and he still gets plenty of surfing in!

“Chris was so passionate and inspiring – the best environmental talk I have seen in over a decade!”

“Chris Hines – really thought-provoking discussions concerning our environment.”

“Subject aside, which was very interesting by the way, Chris’ passion for his subject matter is an inspiration to us all.”

“Chris is a perfect example of how to make environment presentation captivating.”

“Chris Hines presentation was exceptionally well delivered with passion and real belief that anything can change with persistence.”

Dr Helen Garr

Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Dr Helen Garr is a portfolio GP working in Nottingham at the University of Nottingham health service and in urgent care with a keen interest in mental health and wellbeing.

She is passionate about supporting the wellbeing of health care professionals and is the Clinical Lead of NHS Practitioner Health, a National service supporting doctors and dentists with mental health and addiction difficulties.

She has a background in psychology and nursing prior to entering medicine and utilises her psychology interest to underpin her work as a coach and mentor for doctors.

She is a Public Health England clinical champion for physical activity and a Director of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr Helen Garr is a portfolio GP working in Nottingham at the University of Nottingham health service and in urgent care with a keen interest in mental health and wellbeing.

She is passionate about supporting the wellbeing of health care professionals and is the Clinical Lead of NHS Practitioner Health, a National service supporting doctors and dentists with mental health and addiction difficulties.

She has a background in psychology and nursing prior to entering medicine and utilises her psychology interest to underpin her work as a coach and mentor for doctors.

She is a Public Health England clinical champion for physical activity and a Director of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Dr Garr is a recognised leader in the field of health care professional wellbeing and has delivered many national key note speeches and wellbeing workshops.

She is also Nottinghamshire LMC Wellbeing lead and sits on the RCGP National wellbeing working group and BMA wellbeing stakeholders committee.

Alongside her keen interest in wellbeing Dr Garr can be found running half marathons,  practicing mindfulness and can be found on social media @TheWellbeingGP.

“Thank you, Helen that was a great presentation, — off to Rome now.”

“What an amazing session – honestly, I was sceptical about the session but by the end I was calling my husband to join me in the mindfulness
and dance exercise. Will definitely be making changes to improve myself.”

“I am so inspired and spurred on!”

“Absolutely amazing, thank you so much Helen.”

Danny Sculthorpe & Phil Veivers

Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Danny was a professional rugby league player with a number of clubs; Rochdale, Wigan, Castlefield, Bradford, Huddersfield and Wakefield. He was fortunate to also represent his country eight times and captained the team on two occasions.

During a training accident he sustained a serious spine injury that forced him into retirement.  Danny suffered severe depression and despair with frequent thoughts of taking his own life.

Phil, an Australian ex Super League player with over 500 appearances in the top grade. He played for Souths in Australia and then to St Helens, Huddersfield, Swinton in the UK with great success, he also represented Scotland. After coming to the end of his playing career he embarked on a coaching career, this being very successful with numerous trophies won. Through management he suffered badly with depression on top of a family tragedy, his issues got worse.

Danny and Phil will openly speak about the difficult times and how as a result of talking and sharing their thoughts they were able to recover and as a result have and are helping many others tackle the stigma of mental health.

Danny Sculthorpe

Danny is a former professional rugby league player with a number of clubs. Rochdale, Wigan, Castelford, Bradford, Huddersfield and Wakefield . He was fortunate to represent his country eight times and captained the team on two occasions.

During a training accident he sustained a serious spine injury that forced him into retirement.  Danny suffered severe depression and despair with frequent thoughts of taking his own life. He felt like he was a burden to his family and thought that his wife and children would be better off without him. Fortunately, with the help of his family, counselling and clinical support, he was able to recover.

He has now made it his focus to share the lessons learnt to help others.  He uses the power of sport to tackle stigma and reach vulnerable people in order to prevent harm.  Motivating people to change the way they think and speak about how they feel.

Driven to prevent suicide as he’s aware that behind the statistics there is a devastated family and friends whose lives would be changed forever.

Phil Veivers

Phil is an Australian ex Super League player with over 500 appearances in the top grade. He played for Souths in Australia and then to St Helens, Huddersfield, Swinton and represented Scotland in the UK with great success. After coming to the end of his playing career he embarked on a coaching career which took him from Huddersfield to Swinton, Bradford, Wigan, Salford and Workington, this being very successful with numerous trophies won.

Through losing his job in management he felt like a failure and suffered badly with depression on top of losing a family member to mental health problems, his issues got worse and he fought his way through this with talking and goal setting as his coping mechanisms. Since suffering with these he has become a key note speaker on Mental Health Awareness and made it a focus to share the lessons he has learnt to help others. I do key note speaking with a charity that aims to use the power of sport to tackle stigma and reach vulnerable people in order to prevent harm. I have also set up with Danny Sculthorpe,  Inspire Talkz Ltd delivering inspirational talks throughout the UK.

Danny and Phil will openly speak about the difficult times and how as a result of talking and sharing their thoughts they were able to recover and as a result have and are helping many others tackle the stigma of mental health.

“Danny and Phil really captivated the audience and gave you a lot to reflect on, both from a business and personal level, they really touched me.”

“Their presentation on mental health was exceptional, in respect of the construction industry being a male dominated environment, it was very good to see 2 men of such stature opening up with their personal experiences.”

“I have a daughter who I live in fear will take her life from the age 16 to the present day aged 30 now. Phil & Danny gave me hope that things may change in the future.”

“The session ran by Danny and Phil was very powerful and an excellent demonstration of the need for more work on mental health – the honesty and relatability of the delivery was first class and I can see how that would land well with our employees.”

“Very important and touching speech, from two men from a very masculine dominant background. It was poignant to remove the stigma of mental health and made the subject approachable.”

“Danny Sculthorpe and Phil Veiver’s presentation was of particular interest to me and I suppose to many listening. The presentation forced each member of the audience to look at themselves and carry out a sanity check to ensure that they themselves did not also fit into the categories which were displayed in the slides.”

Duncan Aspin

Behaviour and Culture Change

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Duncan has worked in construction for over 30 years both operationally on site and as a health and safety professional. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing successful behaviour change within organisations and embracing a positive approach.

He says, “I found that when I worked on site, I got the best results by asking those that do the work, what the best approach was and ensuring that we provided a good environment to work in”. When he moved into safety management, he looked to apply the same approach across the business, resulting in a great place to work, where people were listened to, and also achieved 4 years accident free. Duncan goes on to say, “At the time I wasn’t thinking about behaviour change, it just seemed like the right thing to do. Over time I   became more and more interested in behavioural safety as it was gaining momentum, and I took it upon myself to learn more”.  Duncan has recently completed a 3 years Masters Degree in behaviour change giving him a professional and in-depth knowledge of applying effective and proven approaches which he is passionate to share.

Duncan has worked in construction for over 30 years both operationally on site and as a health and safety professional. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing successful behaviour change within organisations and embracing a positive approach.

He says, “I found that when I worked on site, I got the best results by asking those that do the work, what the best approach was and ensuring that we provided a good environment to work in”. When he moved into safety management, he looked to apply the same approach across the business, resulting in a great place to work, where people were listened to, and also achieved 4 years accident free. Duncan goes on to say, “At the time I wasn’t thinking about behaviour change, it just seemed like the right thing to do. Over time I   became more and more interested in behavioural safety as it was gaining momentum, and I took it upon myself to learn more”.  Duncan has recently completed a 3 years Masters Degree in behaviour change giving him a professional and in-depth knowledge of applying effective and proven approaches which he is passionate to share.

“Duncan’s presentation was very thought provoking and also included some fantastic tips regarding culture change.”

“Thank you Duncan for insight in the application of true behavioural safety and how the understanding of values and motivation influence implementation and engagement of safety.”

“I left Duncan’s talk with 2 A4 pages of ideas and inspiration to help move our behavioural programme forward.”

“Duncan Aspin’s presentation was excellent on changing behaviour and needing to know the behaviour you want to change and encouraging participation” 

Gerard Hand

Behaviour and Culture Change

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Gerard has been involved in health and safety at various level since 1990, he completed a masters degree from the University of Leicester in health and safety management and has built up an excellent reputation for delivering presentations at board level to a number of blue chip organisations, the training that he delivers is well known for its practical interpretation and enthuses directors to become more active in health and safety decision making.

He has worked with a number of varied organisations on both Safety Management Systems implementation and delivering training to a wide audience.

Gerard has an array of experience and involvement in the governance and committee structure of IOSH. He has served as the Past Chair of the Retail and Distribution Group, the Vice Chair of the Groups Management Sub-committee the past Chair of the Groups Management Committee and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Networks Committee. Gerard has been a member of Council and was the President of IOSH in 2013.

In 2010 he was awarded with the IOSH Presidents distinguished service certificate for the work that he had carried out with the implementation of the IOSH groups review findings.

Gerard has been involved in health and safety at various level since 1990, he completed a masters degree from the University of Leicester in health and safety management and has built up an excellent reputation for delivering presentations at board level to a number of blue chip organisations, the training that he delivers is well known for its practical interpretation and enthuses directors to become more active in health and safety decision making.

Gerard joined Sainsbury’s Supermarkets in 1983 and worked with them in various different capacities latterly as the Retail Field, Health Safety and Fire Manager whereby he had key responsibilities for 19 health safety and fire professionals.

In 1999, Gerard co-founded Activus Safety Management Services, originally set up as a partnership; it achieved limited company status in 2005. After a number of successful years with Activus, Gerard decided to form GPH Safety, a new company which focuses more on the training side of health and safety.

Gerard has worked with a number of varied organisations on both Safety Management Systems implementation and delivering training to a wide audience.

Organisations that Gerard has been involved in include County Councils, Police Forces, Retailers, Food Manufacturing and the Gambling Commission.

Gerard has an array of experience and involvement in the governance and committee structure of IOSH. He has served as the Past Chair of the Retail and Distribution Group, the Vice Chair of the Groups Management Sub-committee the past Chair of the Groups Management Committee and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Networks Committee. Gerard has been a member of Council and was the President of IOSH in 2013.

In 2010 Gerard was awarded with the IOSH Presidents distinguished service certificate for the work that he had carried out with the implementation of the IOSH groups review findings.

“Very funny! Had our attention for the full talk, great to hear such a senior Health and Safety professional re-affirm that safety should be simple.”

“Sound, sensible advice on how to apply important basic principles in an easy to understand way. Challenged traditional thinking.”

“Gerard brought some fun into what is often a serious matter.”

“Relatable to the challenges of the industry and delivered it with a great style and entertaining.”

“Gerard was really engaging and touched an important subject.”

“Gerard Hand was very entertaining and very relevant to what we are trying to do.”

Stewart Hill

Overcoming Adversity and Resilience

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A truly inspirational story, Stewart is living proof of the brain’s ability to grow and of a person to flourish. Stewart faced many testing physical environments as a British Army officer, particularly in warfighting operations, all of which challenged his mindset and allowed him to become stronger and resilient. His life changed the moment shrapnel exploded into his brain, whilst on operations in Afghanistan in 2009. Medically discharged from the Army in 2012 after 3 years of rehabilitation it was an end to his 18 years of service, a life he loved.

Nothing prepared him for dealing with the impact of his traumatic brain injury.  Stewart thought he was mentally tough but this broke when he could not deal with his brain impairments and the associated cognitive, behavioural and psychological repercussions.  He has spent the past decade on a journey of self-discovery and found a joy for living through other means; art, theatre work, poetry, singing and participating in charitable causes.

The brain is our most powerful tool and understanding how the brain works allows a person to make a positive and productive step change in everything they do.

Stewart speaks from the heart in an honest, humble and engaging inspirational story and shows how he has transformed suffering into new opportunities, fresh perspectives on mental health and a fascination with how we use our minds.

A truly inspirational story, Stewart is living proof of the brain’s ability to grow and of a person to flourish. Stewart faced many testing physical environments as a British Army officer, particularly in warfighting operations, all of which challenged his mindset and allowed him to become stronger and resilient. His life changed the moment shrapnel exploded into his brain, whilst on operations in Afghanistan in 2009. Medically discharged from the Army in 2012 after 3 years of rehabilitation it was an end to his 18 years of service, a life he loved.

Nothing prepared him for dealing with the impact of his traumatic brain injury.

Stewart’s motivation and desire to succeed did not change but he had to significantly reduce his ambitions because his cognitive difficulties limited the type of work he could do and restricted his ability to hold down full time employment.

Stewart thought he was mentally tough but this broke when he could not deal with his brain impairments and the associated cognitive, behavioural and psychological repercussions.  He has spent the past decade on a journey of self-discovery and found a joy for living through other means; art, theatre work, poetry, singing and participating in charitable causes.

He has also been involved in several charity events, including completing the 1000-mile Walk of Britain expedition with three other British and two American wounded veterans.

When he isn’t transporting audiences to Helmand on the speaking circuit, Stewart also participates in the arts – he has performed in a West End play entitled the The Two Worlds of Charlie F and, despite not drawing anything since school, has also discovered a passion for art as a way to create positive thoughts. He even donates paintings to families of the fallen.

Stewart has learned a fundamental truth from his rehabilitation and recovery; that a person should live with a commitment to personal growth and understanding this enables a person to flourish and to achieve optimal functioning, development and performance in life.

The brain is our most powerful tool and understanding how the brain works allows a person to make a positive and productive step change in everything they do.

The power of the mind can overcome any adversity; the quality of our thinking determines the quality of our lives.

Well-being is critical to self-development, happiness, health and productivity.

Personal growth and achieving peak performance comes from inner strength and mental toughness.

A life with purpose, positive emotions, engagement and kindness can give unlimited energy to one’s mind and soul.

Stewart speaks from the heart in an honest, humble and engaging inspirational story and shows how he has transformed suffering into new opportunities, fresh perspectives on mental health and a fascination with how we use our minds.

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Andy Reid MBE

Overcoming Adversity and Resilience

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In October 2009, Corporal Andy Reid lost both of his legs and his right arm after stepping on an IED while on patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, with the 3rd Battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment. His injuries were so bad that it was thought he would not survive; however, he astounded people with recovery, returning home after just two weeks in the hospital.

Serving in the British Armed Forces was a childhood dream for Andy, who continues to reflect positively on his time in the army and the fantastic opportunities and experiences it allowed him to experience. A testament to his attitude in overcoming adversity, he doesn’t let the severity of his injuries stop him from living his life with a positive mindset.

In October 2009, Corporal Andy Reid lost both of his legs and his right arm after stepping on an IED while on patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, with the 3rd Battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment. His injuries were so bad that it was thought he would not survive; however, he astounded people with recovery, returning home after just two weeks in the hospital.

Serving in the British Armed Forces was a childhood dream for Andy, who continues to reflect positively on his time in the army and the fantastic opportunities and experiences it allowed him to experience. A testament to his attitude in overcoming adversity, he doesn’t let the severity of his injuries stop him from living his life with a positive mindset.

“Andy Reid delivered easily the most powerful and hard hitting talk I have ever attended, I don’t think anyone could come away from the talk feeling anything other than inspired and a state of reflection upon their own attitudes, negativity vs positivity and determination to move forward and adapt. Since Tuesday I now have a picture of Andy on my laptop wallpaper to remind myself of this from time to time when I most need some perspective and realisation of my problems.”

“A very powerful presentation which showed absolute courage in the face of adversity. Andy’s will and determination shines through as he faces each challenge in his life. “

“Andy Reid, truly inspiring against adversity. Remarkable courage and attitude. Well delivered, totally held the attention of the audience.”

“His standing ovation (something I have not witnessed before at such an event) was well deserved. When you consider what Andy has gone through as part of, what he considered to be, his job, it put the trials of one’s own job into perspective.”

Mark Scoggins

Legal Advice and Updates

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Graduate of Cambridge University. Solicitor Advocate (formerly barrister), based in the City of London since 1983. Principal practice is the defence of organisations and individuals in the construction, chemical, transport, waste, water and emergency services sectors in regulatory claims: particularly those involving health and safety, environmental damage and catastrophic personal injury or death. Represented Balfour Beatty’s civil engineering division in the Health & Safety Executive prosecution over the Heathrow Express tunnel collapse of 1994, and Thames Trains at the public inquiry into the October 1999 collision near Ladbroke Grove in which 31 people died; numerous health and safety, regulatory and environmental cases arising from a variety of operations including construction, pipelines, oil storage, highway maintenance, waste, firearms, fish farming, fire and explosion, flooding, pollution, drinking water supply, asbestos management, legionella, electrocution, confined spaces, intellectual property and EU public procurement. In 2003 handled the successful Old Bailey defence of Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens and his predecessor Lord Condon, in a five-week trial at the Old Bailey, on all ten charges brought against them by the HSE arising out of roof falls suffered by patrolling police officers.

Appointed by Balfour Beatty to advise on the October 2000 train derailment at Hatfield which claimed the lives of four passengers, in July 2005 during a six-month trial helped win the acquittal of its rail division on all corporate manslaughter charges it faced over the incident, and in July 2006 succeed in its appeal against sentence for admitted health and safety failings. Represented the Metropolitan Police Service in the health and safety prosecution brought to trial at the Old Bailey in October 2007 over the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell station in the aftermath of the failed London suicide bombings of 21 July 2005.

Graduate of Cambridge University. Solicitor Advocate (formerly barrister), based in the City of London since 1983. Principal practice is the defence of organisations and individuals in the construction, chemical, transport, waste, water and emergency services sectors in regulatory claims: particularly those involving health and safety, environmental damage and catastrophic personal injury or death. Represented Balfour Beatty’s civil engineering division in the Health & Safety Executive prosecution over the Heathrow Express tunnel collapse of 1994, and Thames Trains at the public inquiry into the October 1999 collision near Ladbroke Grove in which 31 people died; numerous health and safety, regulatory and environmental cases arising from a variety of operations including construction, pipelines, oil storage, highway maintenance, waste, firearms, fish farming, fire and explosion, flooding, pollution, drinking water supply, asbestos management, legionella, electrocution, confined spaces, intellectual property and EU public procurement. In 2003 handled the successful Old Bailey defence of Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens and his predecessor Lord Condon, in a five-week trial at the Old Bailey, on all ten charges brought against them by the HSE arising out of roof falls suffered by patrolling police officers.

Appointed by Balfour Beatty to advise on the October 2000 train derailment at Hatfield which claimed the lives of four passengers, in July 2005 during a six-month trial helped win the acquittal of its rail division on all corporate manslaughter charges it faced over the incident, and in July 2006 succeed in its appeal against sentence for admitted health and safety failings. Represented the Metropolitan Police Service in the health and safety prosecution brought to trial at the Old Bailey in October 2007 over the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell station in the aftermath of the failed London suicide bombings of 21 July 2005.

“Mark Scoggins never disappoints with his presentations; I can only hope that I will never have to face someone like him in a courtroom and that instead he will be on my side.”

” Very dynamic and gained the full attention of the audience and put a real spin on the subject. I’m sure nearly all will have taken something away from that. I would love to see Mark perform in an actual court environment!!”

“He was brilliant at getting everybody engaged into his speech. Mark’s tone and how he approached the whole speech made the audience really understand the severity of Health and Safety.”

“Mark Scoggins – always excellent, amazingly good public speaker, huge depth of knowledge and up to date knowledge of the legal system.”

“Mark delivered his presentation in an excellent manner covering the legal points in a simple understandable way. His use of previous cases to get his point across really hit the spot.”

“He was great and did not disappoint. It was noticeable that when Mark made his unannounced comment regarding today’s Supreme Court Judgement, you would have heard a pin drop the room it was that quiet. We certainly live in some interesting times! His perspective on our responsibilities as Mangers and Directors was certainly thought provoking.”  

“He has a presence and command of language that could make two hours on a door stop interesting. Worth the effort to attend the day and see him perform alone.”

“Amazing public speaker, very interesting to learn about the courts approach to hearing PN & IN appeals.”

“Very professional and granular.  Provided a good description of the problem, offered a solution and gave enough back story in order to pass the information on.”