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3rd Annual Innovative HSE Management Summit

  • 6th – 7th March 2019
  • Austria flag Austria Vienna
  • Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront Handelskai 269, 1020

The health and safety of employees and our environment remains one of the leading issues facing workplaces across the globe. As automation and digitisation continue to shift the HSE landscape it is important to stay on top of the latest trends and learn from industry leaders.

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About

To discuss these issues and more, our 3rd annual event will bring together directors, managers, and leaders from several industries to share their experiences and knowledge. Our experts will get into the challenges, best practices, and latest developments in HSE, and most importantly how to overcome obstacles and successfully implement new ideas. For those seeking practical solutions and networking opportunities with the best and brightest in HSE management, this conference is not to be missed.

Who Should Attend

CEOs/Presidents/MDs, CCOs/CMOs/CDOs, Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Heads, Leaders and Managers specialising in:

  • Sustainability
  • HSE
  • Safety
  • Compliance & Regulatory Affairs
  • Transportation Safety
  • Environment
  • Process Safety
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Waste Management
  • Tech Innovations
  • Operational Safety
  • HSSEQ
  • Managing Risk
  • Product Safety
  • Training Developments
  • Instrumentation
  • QHSE
  • Understanding New Trends
  • Industrial Safety
  • QHSSE
  • Increasing Engagement
  • HSEQ
  • Implementation
  • HSSE
  • Water Resources
  • OHS
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Recycling

Key Practical Learning Points

  • Key qualities for HSE leadership and implementation
  • Minimizing risk in HSE management
  • Cost-effective approaches to responsible sustainability
  • Focus on technology and software that best enable workplace safety implementation
  • Virtual reality and augmented reality in safety training
  • Automation for better employee engagement in mining safety
  • Environmental engagement: working with employees towards a joint energy-saving goal
  • HSEQ managers’ roles in foreseeing and eliminating hazards

Lennart Schleicher, DE

President

VNU

Lennart Schleicher is a biologist and president of the VNU, a German association of envi­ronmental professionals. He has 21 years of experience as an EHS manager and auditor in a company with about 70 production plants in 22 countries. He has been a member of the German EMAS Advisory Board, head of the working group EMAS revision, and still is a member of the European EMAS Experts Committee. He participated in the technical working groups of the EMAS reference documents for car manufacturing and fabricated metal products and has been a speaker at conferences in Brussels, Shanghai, Berlin, Belgrade and others.

Per Renman, SE

Group Safety Director

Boliden

Per Renman has a background in the construction industry where he worked on large com­plex infrastructure projects across the world for 30 years, in which many of these projects included underground work. He spent his first 15 years in production and then in various positions related to EHS, which include BU global EHS manager. He has a degree in civil engineering. He has been the group safety director for the Boliden Group since 2014 with a special assignment in improving their safety culture.

 

Alberto Croce, IT

Head of Environmental Protection, Health Management & Safety

Siemens

Alberto Croce, 50, is married with two daughters and based in Milano, Italy. He graduated in mining geology at University Statale in Milan (1994) and holds a diploma in interna­tional safety and risk management (Oxford Brookes University, UK). He’s been working for more than 17 years in health, safety and environmental protection for oil and gas, automation, power and electrical grids industrial sectors, and for more than 15 years at ABB he held managerial positions both locally and globally. Albert has significant experi­ence in managing HSE topics working with unskilled workforces worldwide in EPC projects (HVDC, OGP midstream and upstream industrial sectors), service contracts and factories producing transformers and electrical components. He joined Siemens in October 2017 as country EHS officer for Siemens Italy.

Andrea Bionda, CH

EHS Leader – GPS Projects Global & Europe/Africa

GE Power

Andrea is an accomplished senior environmental health & safety leader. His professional achievements are supported by a strong scientific and technical background. With General Electric (Alstom until its acquisition in 2015), he is based at the Baden headquarters in Switzerland as the senior regional operations manager. He is the EHS pole leader for gas projects Europe & Africa, in charge of developing and implementing the overall EHS strat­egy. Andrea promotes EHS at 360°, liaising with customers’ senior management during the sales phase, delivering training from executive management to project site engineers, and being a keynote speaker at international EHS events and conferences. He is a certified lead and senior auditor for several management systems and a senior trainer for behavioural safety, leadership programs, and accident investigation courses. He leads the development of trainers and deployment of EHS courses accredited by IOSH and the accident investi­gation training. As a solid foundation to many advanced professional certificates, Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in forestry and environmental sciences and a master’s degree in environment and risk analysis.

Giuseppe Caiulo, IT

VP, Global EHS & Lean Manufacturing

Electrolux

Giuseppe Cailu started at Electrolux in 2007, and in 2012 he became the company’s EHS global director for major appliances. He served as the primary EHS leader for the organisa­tion, including all 35-plus manufacturing locations and about 37,000 employees worldwide. His key responsibilities included the development and business-wide integration of global EHS strategy and KPIs, monitoring of regulatory and management system performance and global policy deployment for all sectors. Giuseppe also developed a global company-wide website to communicate EHS performance, documentation and best practices; during this time the company experienced a global injury reduction of more than 50 percent. In 2016, he moved to VP of global EHS and lean manufacturing, where he leads the continu­ous development and expansion of the Electrolux Manufacturing System (EMS) that sup­ports the achievement of cultural and operational excellence at all production sites. Prior to Electrolux, Giuseppe spent time at Italtel and Magneti Marelli.

Tim Briggs, UK

Chair, Professional Standards Committee

Leeds Beckett University

Tim Briggs is a chartered health and safety practitioner employed by Leeds Beckett Uni­versity as the course director and link tutor who manages the franchise arrangements. Leeds Beckett has a range of health and safety qualifications that are globally recognised, providing graduates who are employed by many different industries worldwide. Franchise arrangements enable graduates of MSc Health and Safety and BSc (Hons) Safety Health and Environmental Management to work in Singapore, Hong Kong and Mauritius. Tim has a master’s degree in training and development to complement his postgraduate qualifica­tions in occupational safety and health. His research interests include developing sustain­able leadership and employee participation. Before becoming an academic, Tim had safety management experience in construction, health, the defense sector and rail research and development. He is the founder of the IOSH mentoring scheme for safety practitioners, a former president of IOSH, and has more recently chaired the IOSH’s Professional Standards Committee.

Carla Schön, SE

EHS Director, EMEA

Electrolux

Carla Schön has a bachelor’s degree in science education and geology, as well as a master’s in environmental management. She has worked for a number of years as an environmen­tal consultant and as a teacher, both in Sweden and in the USA. When Carla started at Electrolux over 11 years ago, she managed the company’s environmental due diligence, environmental remediation and investigation projects. Two years ago, Carla took on a new challenge as EHS director for the European operations of Electrolux. There has been a lot to learn about safety but her background gives her a unique perspective helping the organisation to see safety in a new light, focussing more attention on people be deepening the company’s safety culture and improving behavioural management.

Davide Scotti, IT

Head of HSE Culture, Communication & Training

Saipem

Davide Scotti, 42, graduated in 2001 with an honors degree in management studies from the University of Aberdeen. He then joined the oil and gas industry, working four years for Vetco Gray. In 2005, he joined Saipem in Milan, where he contributed to the development of the “Leadership in Health & Safety” program (LiHS) and managed its rollout globally. Today he is head of HSE culture, communication and training at Saipem. Since 2010, he has been general manager of the LHS Foundation, a non-profit organisation constituted by Saipem with the aim to share the “Leadership in Health & Safety” methodology within both the industry and society. He is the creator of “Italia loves sicurezza”, a movement gathering hundreds of professionals and citizens who want to impact the safety culture in Italy. He is author of “Il libro che ti salva la vita” (The Book that Saves Your Life), an Italian best seller with 6,500 copies sold. From 2015-18 he was HSE technical director of the So­ciety of Petroleum Engineers in Italy and he is currently VP of the Club Prevention of Large Organisations, created by AIAS, Italy’s biggest safety professional association. He is an international safety speaker and likes to create and share content through social media.

Thierry Ziegler, FR

Global EHS Director

Bostik

Thierry joined the Arkema Group in July 2011 through the acquisition of the Resins business of Total and he moved to the Direction Safety Environment Group in May 2012, after more than 25 years spent in the field from plant manager to managing director through to indus­trial director in different countries (UK, Germany, France). He was mainly in the chemical industry but as well in the steel, stainless, and aluminium industry. In that case most of the time in France and in Asia. Thierry has a proven track record in project management from the design phase to the commissioning phase with a specific emphasis on safety, health and environment issues. In industrial safety, his experience is based on 3 axes: technical, organization, and behavioural approaches. He is an internal AIMS (Arkema Integrated Man­agement System) auditor and a SafeStart © trainer. Thierry has deployed such programmes over the last couple of years, being involved in the Safety Culture module development and deployment. In December 2016, he moved to the Adhesives business of Arkema and became the global HSE director for the Bostik Group.

Jan Vangeel, BE

QHSE Manager, Europe

BESIX

Jan Vangeel started his career as a health and safety consultant for different large companies with a high-risk profile in oil and gas, automotive and port sectors. He joined BESIX in 2009 and spent nearly 10 years in various operational HSE positions, going from HSE manager for the Flanders region of BESIX to QHSE manager for the business unit Europe, driving aware­ness and accountability for OHS performance and system throughout the organisation. In 2018, he took the role of QHSE manager of training and communication for BESIX Group worldwide. In this role he designs and develops programs that centre around cultural and behavioural change.

Phil Scott, UK

Director of Safety & Security

Chemical Industries Association

Phil Scott has extensive experience in both the regulation and management of hazard and risk in the major hazard industries, and in leading investigations of major accidents in the chemical and oil refining industry sectors. Phil joined the Chemical Industries Association in 2009 after previously working with the UK Regulator HSE. In his current role he heads CIA’s work in safety, security and the responsible care industry programme – including leading the chemical sector’s national approach to raising process safety, leadership and security standards. Phil represents CIA and the UK chemicals sector internationally on various major hazard safety and security issues via CEFIC, OECD, the International Council of Chemical Associations and as a member of the Chemical Weapons Convention Advisory Committee.

Maria Galainena, IT

Head of Health, Safety, Environment & Quality

Enel Green Power

Maria Galainena de Carlos started her career as a wind energy expert in the renewable business. She joined Enel Green Power in 2010 and spent nearly eight years in various technical- and business-orientated positions, and two years ago she became the HSEQ manager of Enel Green Power worldwide. In this position, she links even more the techni­cal and business units with HSEQ, with the aim to achieve zero accidents and promote a cultural change inside the organisation. A highly-adaptable manager with strong analytical skills, Maria has very good communications skills and broad technical expertise. She’s adept at solving complex problems through perseverance and creative thinking, and she’s a team player with a strong track record in establishing and leading multicultural teams to successfully deliver a diverse range of projects.

Lennart Schleicher, DE

President

VNU

Per Renman, SE

Group Safety Director

Boliden

Alberto Croce, IT

Head of Environmental Protection, Health Management & Safety

Siemens

Andrea Bionda, CH

EHS Leader – GPS Projects Global & Europe/Africa

GE Power

Giuseppe Caiulo, IT

VP, Global EHS & Lean Manufacturing

Electrolux

Tim Briggs, UK

Chair, Professional Standards Committee

Leeds Beckett University

Carla Schön, SE

EHS Director, EMEA

Electrolux

Davide Scotti, IT

Head of HSE Culture, Communication & Training

Saipem

Thierry Ziegler, FR

Global EHS Director

Bostik

Jan Vangeel, BE

QHSE Manager, Europe

BESIX

Phil Scott, UK

Director of Safety & Security

Chemical Industries Association

Maria Galainena, IT

Head of Health, Safety, Environment & Quality

Enel Green Power

What our
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“Great organization! Family atmosphere.”

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Thierry Ziegler

Bostik

“Compliments to the onsite team and especially Taylor!”

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Jan Vangeel

BESIX

“Great Summit and organization”

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Luis Fuentes

Saipem S.p.A