John Green, Vice President Global HSE, SNC-Lavalin
John has worked in the oil, gas, petrochemical, electronics, heavy engineering, construction and aviation sectors and has over 40 years’ experience of industrial safety. He is globally recognised and respected as someone who does safety differently and as major force for change in how industrial safety is delivered.
He has spent periods living and working overseas with in the Middle East, Europe, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, parts of the USA and Canada.
He has held senior positions with Motorola, British Airways and Severn Trent and Board level positions with McAlpine, Laing O’Rourke and Battersea Power Station Development Company and has over 20 years’ experience on complex, global projects including London 2012, Terminals 5 and 2, Crossrail, HS2, Hinkley Point and Tideway.
He is currently the Vice President HSE for SNC Lavalin based in Montreal and London
John holds qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Mgmt, Risk Mgmt, Change Mgmt, Psychology, Law, and has studied Criminology and Philosophy. He is one of the original architects of doing safety differently and challenging traditional or orthodox thinking in work is delivered safely.
He is a Chartered member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, a Board Trustee of IOSH and the Chair of the IOSH Policy and Standards Committee
He was voted the most influential Safety and Health person in 2017 and made the 2018 shortlist.
He spends any spare time that he has climbing in Europe and scuba diving across the world or any other pastime that requires exceptional risk management skills.