New Consultancy Director for EDP

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 New Consultancy Director for EDP

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Crookes as EDP's Consultancy Director.

Working in the health and safety, risk and compliance division of EDP, Steve has been tasked with continuing the successful growth of EDP's consulting division for clients such as The British Museum, Societe Generale and Universal Music.

On a day-to-day basis, Steve will be involved in both strategic and operational activities such as strategic planning for the growth of the consultancy business, managing development programmes both internally for the business and externally for our clients, and expanding the consultancy business portfolio.

With international experience of embedding HSE management systems to standards OHSAS 18001 at BSI Group, Steve has worked in Asia Pacific, North, South and Central Europe, the Middle East and North, Central and South America.

Commenting on his new role, Steve said: “I’m looking forward to working for EDP and its clients, reviewing their health and safety compliance issues in a holistic way and offering innovative and value for money solutions. I believe that an organisation achieves the level of health and safety risk management they demonstrate they want, but this is not just about exhibiting the right behaviours, it is about active, genuine engagement at all levels.

Mark Haydock, Managing Director at EDP said: “With international experience of embedding HSE management systems, vast technical expertise and fantastic qualifications, Steve is perfect for this role. We have clients globally - as far and wide as Singapore, Australasia and the USA - requiring first class health, safety, risk and compliance services to support their strategy and operations, and we’re confident Steve will go above and beyond to meet these needs.”

Steve has been a Chartered Member of the Institution of Safety and Health (CMIOSH) since 2005 and also holds the International Certificate in Risk Management from the Institute of Risk Management (CIRM). Steve also has a MSc in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Management.

Prior to taking on the role of Consultancy Director at EDP, Steve was Group Risk and Compliance Manager at BSI Group for 10 years and has also worked as an environmental, health and safety advisor/manager in aviation, paper manufacturing and the pharmaceutical industry.