John Southall

John Southall

Managing Director

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Microbiology, MSc Environmental Health, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment, and Chartered Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Finding solutions to business problems.
Best life advice ever received:
Look after people on the way up as you never know who you will meet on the way back down.
Not many people know that…
I love outdoor swimming!

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Angela Southall

Angela Southall

Founder

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Biology, MSc Environmental Health, NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, and Chartered Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Making a difference to employees’ working environments, cutting the risk of work-related health conditions and reducing the burden of safety compliance on company owners.
Best life advice ever received:
Learn from failure and you will succeed.
Not many people know that…
I lived on a farm and helped deliver calves through difficult labours on freezing cold, dark winter nights.

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Ian Hatherly

Ian Hatherly

Operations Director

Degrees and certifications:
BSc, MSc, PhD, CMIOSH and MCIEH
Professional passions:
Ensuring that our clients receive practical and sensible advice and ensuring that the business functions efficiently.
Best life advice ever received:
Be polite and punctual.
Not many people know that…
I stood at a urinal next to Jenson Button.

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Tom Baverstock

Tom Baverstock

Software Account Director

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons) Biology and ACMI - Associate Chartered Management Institute Professional passions:
Giving great customer experiences.
Best life advice ever received:
Do the right thing.
Not many people know that…
...and I'm keeping it that way.

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Eliza Bonecka

Marketing Manager

Degrees and certifications:
MSc Marketing Management, BSc Public Relations and Business, Associate (ACIM) Membership of the Charted Institute of Marketing
Professional passions:
Having the opportunity to be both creative and logical at the same time.
Best life advice ever received:
Kill them with your kindness.
Not many people know that…
I talk to my dog more than anyone else.

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Andy Hall

Andy Hall

Team Leader

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons), MSc, PGDip and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Making a difference by finding bespoke ways to ensure clients work safely.
Best life advice ever received:
Always treat others as you would expect to be treated yourself.
Not many people know that…
I am a keen Norwich City FC supporter.

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Emma Bavin

Emma Bavin

Team Leader

Degrees and certifications:
MSc Environmental Health, BSc Hospitality Catering Management with Human Resources, Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Professional passions:
Being able to provide clients with solutions based on industry experience.
Best life advice ever received:
Be the one who points out when things are going great and the one that helps out when they are going wrong.
Not many people know that…
I have danced in theatre and stage productions and have learnt to play various keyboard instruments.

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Nick Bruton

Nick Bruton

Team Leader

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons) Environmental Health, PGDip Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Building trusting relationships with clients and helping them make a difference.
Best life advice ever received:
Never assume anything.
Not many people know that…
I love high intensity interval training.

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Ian Dunsford

Ian Dunsford

Team Leader

Degrees and certifications:
HND Environmental Health, BSc (Hons) Environmental Health, PGDip Acoustics and Noise Control, PGDip Occupational Safety and Health Management and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
The challenge of learning something new each day that I can then use to assist my clients to be compliant.
Best life advice ever received:
It is better to regret the things that you have done rather than the things you haven't.
Not many people know that…
I once lived in a castle.

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Adam Francis

Adam Francis

Consultant/Product Manager

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons), PGCert in Health, Safety and Environment, and Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Professional passions:
Meeting people, impacting safety and helping businesses engage with changing safety culture. And producing a great digital product for customers and consultants to make safety less of a burden to business.
Best life advice ever received:
Look after your feet and your feet will look after you. First impressions really do matter!
Not many people know that…
My middle name is based on a character from Star Wars.

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Sarah Leake

Sarah Leake

Senior Consultant & Asbestos Lead

Degrees and certifications:
BSc, PGDip, MSc and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Knowing that the advice I give to clients can help make a difference in the workplace.
Best life advice ever received:
Treat people the way you want to be treated.
Not many people know that…
I own a 1973 VW Bay Window campervan called Millie.

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David Payne

David Payne

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Biochemistry, MSc Toxicology, NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, NEBOSH Fire Certificate and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Getting out on site, meeting people and solving problems.
Best life advice ever received:
Don’t buy cheap socks.
Not many people know that…
I dislike strawberries.

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Kate Careford

Kate Careford

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
MSc Environmental Health, BSc Food and Consumer Management, Member of the CIEH, Graduate Member of IOSH
Professional passions:
Knowing I can make a difference, no matter how big or small that is.
Best life advice ever received:
Learn something about everything, and everything about something.
Not many people know that…
I have shared a hot tub with Frank Bruno!

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Paul Barker

Paul Barker

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Sport and Exercise Science, MSc Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (with Distinction) and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Working closely with businesses to find practical, cost-effective ways to help clients achieve both legal compliance and best practice.
Best life advice ever received:
Will you look back on life and say 'I wish I had' or 'I'm glad I did'?
Not many people know that…
I can play the didgeridoo (well, kind of).

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Will Kirk

Will Kirk

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Environmental Health, Level 3 in Education and Training, NEBOSH Certificate in Fire and Health and Safety, and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Helping people and businesses improve health and safety through sensible advice and promoting positive benefits at all levels.
Best life advice ever received:
When you're good at something, you tell everyone. When you're great, they'll tell you.
Not many people know that…
I play the saxophone to Grade 7 and go busking at Christmas.

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Ruth Heyes

Ruth Heyes

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BS (Hons) Hospitality and Business Management, Nebosh Diploma, Level 4 Managing Food Safety in Catering, Nebosh Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
Professional passions:
I enjoy helping businesses achieve what they need to with H&S and Food Safety.
Best life advice ever received:
Everything in life happens for a reason.
Not many people know that…
I have a fear of ships.

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Beth Bishop

Beth Bishop

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Environmental Health, PGDip Occupational Health, Safety and Environment, Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Professional passions:
Working with clients to help them to achieve legal compliance and best practice in their business.
Best life advice ever received:
Live every day to the fullest – life is too short for regrets.
Not many people know that…
I sang in a choir in the Royal Albert Hall.

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Rebecca Knox

Rebecca Knox

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons) Environmental Health, PGDip The Science of Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment, Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Professional passions:
Supporting clients throughout the development of their food safety and health and safety practices.
Best life advice ever received:
Don’t be the same, always better yourself!
Not many people know that…
I like exploring old castles and ruins.

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Richard Denton

Richard Denton

Senior Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
NEBOSH Certificate, NVQ 5/6 in Occupational Safety and Health, and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Building relationships with clients and making a difference to their approach to health and safety by providing practical and cost-effective advice, ensuring the health, safety and welfare of their staff and business as a whole.
Best life advice ever received:
Manners and a smile cost nothing.
Not many people know that…
I took penalties in front of 25,000 Sheffield United fans at Bramall Lane as a nine-year-old Aston Villa mascot...bagged all four.

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Nicholas Ward

Nicholas Ward

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, Technical Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, AIM Awards Level 6 Certificate in Applied Health and Safety (QCF), HNC in Business, Level 4 NVQ in Business and Administation
Professional passions:
Helping people to go home from work safe.
Best life advice ever received:
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Not many people know that…
I served Paul Gascoigne, Phil "the Power" Taylor, Amir Khan and Steve Bull whilst working as a waiter.

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Aaron Montgomery

Aaron Montgomery

Consultant.

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons) Environmental Health, PGDip Occupational Health, Safety and Environment, and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Supporting my clients in dealing with the challenges they face and going above legal requirements by striving for best practice.
Best life advice ever received:
Fill the unforgiving minute.
Not many people know that…
I have a Venus flytrap.

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Caroline Lee

Caroline Lee

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
MSc Environmental Health, NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, BSc (Hons), Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Professional passions:
Helping small businesses to think safe and do safe.
Best life advice ever received:
‘Bend the knees’ was often said to me as a four year old attempting skiing and this is definitely a useful reminder for good manual handling practice, but probably just ‘always do your best’.
Not many people know that…
I cycled the London to Brighton British Heart Foundation charity ride four times and used to live next door to Robert Plant.

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Geraint Evans

Geraint Evans

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons) Food Manufacturing, NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, MSc Environmental Health, IOSH Environmental Noise Certificate, Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) of Education
Professional passions:
Keeping people safe.
Best life advice ever received:
Give things a try.
Not many people know that…
I was on the TV show Blockbusters in the 1980s.

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Andy Murray

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
MSc Environmental Health, BSc (Hons) Human Geography and Graduate Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Professional passions:
Finding common sense solutions to real world problems.
Best life advice ever received:
The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.
Not many people know that…
I love documentaries about space, quantum theory and lava.

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Natasha Lee

Natasha Lee

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Dental Sciences, MSc Environmental Health
Professional passions:
Helping businesses to protect the health and safety of their employees and customers.
Best life advice ever received:
Treat others as you would like to be treated.
Not many people know that…
Have carried out tooth extractions and root canal treatments.

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Bal Sahota

Bal Sahota

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, Technical Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Professional passions:
Changing perceptions about work place safety.
Best life advice ever received:
One person can make a difference.
Not many people know that…
I got married in Las Vegas.

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Clare Clifft

Clare Clifft

Consultant

Degrees and certifications:
MSc Environmnetal Health
Professional passions:
Keeping people safe.
Best life advice ever received:
There are two sides to every story.
Not many people know that…
Was once on The Weakest Link.

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Brittany Morrow

Brittany Morrow

Software Accounts Manager

Degrees and certifications:
BA Architecture
Professional passions:
Finding solutions to help our clients in the best way possible.
Best life advice ever received:
Always be kind.
Not many people know that…
I love llamas.

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Michelle Woodiwiss

Michelle Woodiwiss

Account Manager

Degrees and certifications:
AAT
Professional passions:
I like to ensure our customers are happy from start to finish by providing a high level of care.
Best life advice ever received:
Be yourself, no one else does it better!
Not many people know that…
I lived in Spain.

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Laura Schofield

Laura Schofield

Business Support

Degrees and certifications:
BSc (Hons) Information Systems
Professional passions:
Resolving a problem that makes someone else’s job a little easier.
Best life advice ever received:
Treat people as you would want to be treated.
Not many people know that…
I had my photo on the back of buses when I took part in an advertising campaign for Pontypool College when I was 19.

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Brittany Morrow

Paige Hempsall

Business Support

Degrees and certifications:
Early Years Development Diploma
Professional passions:
Being able to support others.
Best life advice ever received:
Live each day to the fullest because you never know when it's your last.
Not many people know that…
Love the theater.

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Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke

Lead Developer

Degrees and certifications:
BSC Computer Systems Engineering
Professional passions:
Designing and implementing new features to pre-existing and established products while improving them.
Best life advice ever received:
Do what makes you happy.
Not many people know that…
I once met the magician Dynamo at a gig and Mark Webber at Silverstone.

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Atif Khan

Atif Khan

Software Developer

Degrees and certifications:
BSc Software Engineering
Professional passions:
I love to code because if I can think it, I can make it a reality.
Best life advice ever received:
Try and fail but never fail to try.
Not many people know that…
I don't drink alcohol.

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Want to become part of our team?

Due to business growth, we need Health & Safety Consultants (both seasoned seniors and newly qualifieds) to excel in delivering on client account management, auditing, risk assessment production, software roll out and accident investigation.

You’ll put your outstanding communication skills to work building effective working relationships with an impressive portfolio of clients - from low to high risk and growing SMEs to thriving PLCs.

Based around the M25 region or with our friendly team at our Head Office in the Midlands, you’ll manage your own diary and need to be flexible about travel and occasional overnight stays.

Don't Let Safety Hazards Ruin Your Business

Meet with one of our health and safety experts to discuss what’s working with your current approach – and how best practice could transform its effectiveness.

We’ll talk you through:

- Risk areas that could result in financial penalties

Key regulations that impact your sector

- Practical, cost-effective strategies to tackle your top safety priorities  

Booking is simple and set around your schedule. Click below to arrange a short, no-strings session with a Southalls specialist.  

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