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Expert in Hazop Leading and SIL Assessment in Chemical and Petrochemical Industry

Expert ID: 724841 United Kingdom

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He attended his first Hazard Study in 1977, the project, a chlorinated solvent plant for ICI UK, was an outstanding success, on time and to budget with no incidents. After 10 years as a C/E design commissioning & maintenance Engineer he became a Hazard Study Leader in ICI's Central Engineering Section. He lead Hazard Studies on a wide range of chemical, petrochemical and food plants, 1988 to 2001.He assisted in revising ICI Hazard Study procedure. He ran ICI Hazard Study Leader's training course for 10 years including N America. Began working independently in 2001 and has worked mainly in the far east on petrochemical plants, platforms and chemical plants.

He is a world expert on leading Hazops and SIL studiesChemical and Petrochemical plants Michigan, Sao Paulo, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, China, Korea and Japan.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: PhD Subject: Control Engineering Institution: MIET

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1974 to 2001 Employer: ICI PLC Title: Consultant Department: Engineering Technology Responsibilities: Hazops and technology development

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Asia Summary: Many projects in 6 countries
Years: to Present Country / Region: USA Summary: He ran Hazop training courses for ICI for 10 years including N America

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Publications and Patents Summary
2 publication in the last 10 years. Earlier ones are of reduced relevance.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Ran the ICI Hazop Leaders course for 10 years including N America
Vendor Selection
Instrument engineer on UKP50 M solvent plant project 1978-1982
Marketing Experience
Worked extensively in Asia in the last 3 years
Other Relevant Experience
SIL assessments and process control computers

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French He is a limited French speaker

Fields of Expertise

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