As Facilities, Health and Safety Officer it is my responsibility to provide advice and support for the School in the area of Health and Safety, particularly in relation to risk assessments and policy compliance. I also work with the Laboratory Manager (Geography & Environment) and School Safety Officer to promote a positive safety focused culture amongst the staff and student body. I also ensure that the School’s facilities are used efficiently, well maintained and comply with current health, safety and environmental legislation/standards.

My previous roles include Senior Technician within the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Technician in the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering, and previous to working at Loughborough University I have worked within various industrial settings.  These include Procurement Specialist at ThermoFisher and Training & Safety Coordinator at GlaxoSmithKline, where I began as Lab Technician.  I am also a qualified Secondary School Teacher, where I began my career teaching Science, Maths, Physics, IT and Chemistry up to A-level.