Tim Marsh was one of the team leaders of the original UK research into behavioural safety (in construction) in the early 1990s, is one of only a few Chartered Psychologists who are also Chartered Fellows of IOSH and is considered a world authority on the subject of behavioural safety, safety leadership and organisational culture.

Tim was awarded a “President’s Commendation” in 2008 by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and was selected to be their first ever ‘Specialist Fellow’ in 2010. As MD of the consultancy Ryder Marsh he has worked with more than 400 major organisations around the world, including the European Space Agency. Many of these clients have won both open and in-house awards for their subsequent success. He has presented to the European Conference Board and was an expert witness at the “Safety Culture” and “Management of Change” expert forums at the Cullen Inquiry (Ladbroke Grove).

Tim runs the “Behavioural Safety” and “Pro-Active Safety Culture” courses for IOSH and created the award winning “Affective Safety Management” concept for the IIRSM. The book of the same name is now Europe’s best ever selling safety book. He has chaired more than a two dozen conferences on Behavioural Safety in the UK and has given key note speeches at major conferences in places such as Dubai, South Africa, Malaysia and India. As well as writing dozens of learned articles for such as the ‘Safety and Health Practitioner’ and the ‘Health and Safety at Work’ magazines he has worked with media such as the BBC (radio work and selecting and fronting a box set of their disaster series) and written and produced many safety training videos including “Drive Smarter” and the extensive “Safety Leadership” series with Baker-media and “There’s Always a Reason” and “Safety Watch”.

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