David Richards has been involved in Safety and Health for 30+ years, with a broad experience in the O&G industry. His work has ranged across Africa, the Middle East, the Sub-Continent, Asia, and Australia. David’s roles have included Project Management for exploration projects and HSE Management with several major companies internationally. With a strong training and development background, David has developed and deployed many initiatives within companies that have seen clear improve - ment in the safety and health performance of those organizations. He is a member to the following organizations: Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH-UK), Safety Institute of Australia, International Society of Explosives Engineers, and Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists. He was previously involved with several companies in the O&G industry including Woodside International Drilling Operations, Expro Group Malaysia, Petronas Carigali, ConocoPhillips, Boots & Coots Libya, and Chevron Australia.