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Akhtar Quddus

Managing Director MaxTrain International


Akhtar Quddus, is a Senior Safety Consultant and Master Creative Trainer with over 30 years of professional experience. He has worked with oil & gas, chemical & petrochemical, fertilizer, engineering, construction, transportation & heavy cargo lifting & haulage companies in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, UAE, Oman, Malaysia, Singapore, Azerbaijan, South Korea, and India.

He has trained, evaluated and certied over 25,000 Safety Critical Personnel for BP Pakistan, OMV, BHP, ENI, MOL, Schlumberger, Krakow, Deutag, JSL, DESCON, Siemens, KESC, etc. and other clients including Control of Work Standard, Incident Investigation Team Leaders , Permit to Work Authorized Persons, Energy Isolation Authorities, Conned Space Supervisors, Crane Operators and Riggers, Rigging Supervisors, Scaolding Supervisors, Scaolding Inspectors, etc.


Project Experience

  • Developed Control of Work Standard procedures for BP Pakistan E&P Inc. in the areas of Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis, Permit to Work, vestigation & Root Cause Analysis, Permit to Work, Energy Isolations, ABC Analysis, Conned Space Lifting Operations, Lifting Risk Assessment, Excavations & Trenching, Management of Change, Driving/ Vehicle Safety, Contractor Safety Management System, Hazard Identication, HIRARC, etc.
  • Conducted incident investigations for high impact incidents at Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd.
  • Conducted HAZOP Studies for SABIC, Saudi Aramco & SWCC Plants in Saudi Arabia.
  • Conducted Fire Risk Assessments for BP Pakistan, BOC Gases Ltd.
  • Conducted & implemented Behavior Based Safety programs, implementation & audits for NOMAC.
  • Conducted HSE Management systems (OHSAS 18001 & ISO-14001) Audits & Gap analysis.
  • Conducted HSE Climate Surveys and Trending.


Certification :

  • NEBOSH (UK) International General Certi­cate approved trainer
  • NEBOSH (UK) International Technical Certi­cate for Oil & Gas Safety approved trainer
  • IOSH (UK) Managing Safely & Working Safely licensed trainer
  • CIEH (UK) Level 4 H&S in the Workplace licensed trainer
  • CIEH (UK) Risk Assessment Principles & Practice licensed trainer
  • CIEH (UK) Principles of COSHH licensed trainer
  • OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor


Fields of Competence

  • Incident Investigation & RCA
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • CIEH accredited
  • Crane Inspections & Safe Lifting Practices
  • Work at Heights & Scaoldings
  • Contractor Safety Management Systems
  • Competency Assessment & Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • HSE Inspections & Audits
  • Behavior Based Safety Programs
  • Safety Leadership Assessment &
  • HSE Culture Surveys
  • Control of Work Procedures
  • Conned Space Entry


Partial Client List

  • BP Pakistan
  • OMV
  • BHP
  • ENI
  • MOL
  • Schlumberger
  • Krakow
  • Deutag
  • JSL
  • Saudi Aramco
  • KESC
  • Pakistan State Oil
  • British Petroleum
  • BOC Gases
  • Oman
  • SWCC
  • Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd.
  • Arab Potash Company
  • Jordan Potash Mining &
  • Aqaba Container Terminal
  • SABIC group industries
  • Pakistan Petroleum Ltd