Dr Stephen...

... is a four-time award winer. He is the author of seven books, and over 50 papers on safety, risk management, and decision-making. He also writes for Treasure Trails and The Aviation Society. Stephen is an accomplished keynote speaker, as well as entertaining guests on cruise ships. Away from work, he is a Master Scuba Diver, and has probably the most-complete collection of astronaut, and F1 driver autographs in the world.

Stephen is a successful business entrepreneur. He was a statutory director of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH; 1998-2003) and IOSH Services Limited (2004-08); and a member of IOSH Council (1998-2012). In 1999, he founded consulting group CRS, and as its Managing Director, grew it from 3 to 34 consultants, prior to its sale to HIBL in 2014. In 2017, he founded AllSafe Group Limited.

With 40 years' experience from assignments in 60 countries on six continents for clients including Chevron, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, RasGas, and Saudi Aramco, Stephen is a Chartered Fellow of IOSH (CFIOSH), an Emeritus Professional of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), and a Fellow of IEMA (FIEMA). He has an MBA with Distinction (Leicester, 1995), and was conferred his doctorate by Middlesex University London in 2021.

**STOP PRESS 20 November 2023**

Stephen's 7th book was published today. Find it at Amazon and other good booksellers.

**STOP PRESS 19 December 2023**

The next President of ISO, Dr Sung Hwan Cho, has agreed to feature on the cover of Stephen's new book Navigating ISO 45001, to be published by CRC Press, an imprint of Taylor & Francis, in autumn 2024.

Featured book

The 4th edition of the world's best-selling book on HSEQ-MS auditing

"The book is a must for experienced management system professionals"

- Quality World Magazine

"Stephen remains true to his PDCA roots, easily seen through this wonderful fourth edition"

- Jimmy Quinn, IOSH President 2020-21

Internal auditing is an essential part of governing any organization.  Increasingly, health and safety, environment and quality are being audited by the same professionals to company and external standards such as  ISO 9001 for quality, ISO 14001 for environment  and ISO 45001 for occupational health and safety. Now in its third edition, this book delivers a powerful and proven approach to auditing these critical risk exposures, whilst aligned to ISO 19011.

Selling '000s around the world since its first edition in 2007, the book provides a step-by-step guide to technical and operational integrity audits which have become invaluable for senior management and auditors alike. In its 442 pages, the book:

  • Shows professionals and practitioners how to carry out internal audits to the key international HSEQ standards
  • Contains over 60 case studies and 90 "A-Factors" for critical success, and superb new illustrations
  • Includes documents, forms and practical tips to make learning easier.

Along with its eBook, eBook+, and companion website, the latest edition covers each of the aspects that need to be taken into account for conducting a successful risk-based management systems audit. It is a critical resource for auditors, managers, HSEQ professionals, and others with interest in governance, assurance, and organizational improvement.

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