Brian is a professional manager, trainer and coach with over 20 years experience in the training and development of employees in both the civilian and military environment. He previously held the position of Head of Recruit Training for Royal Marines Reserves, Scotland and was awarded the 2nd Sea Lord Efficiency Award for his work in this role. More recently he has continued his military service through the Royal Marines Reserve where he was deployed on operations in Afghanistan during which time he was awarded the US Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service on operations.
In both his recent military and civilian employments Brian has personally gained a wealth of experience in coaching and mentoring in leadership and behavioural safety, working in difficult and challenging environments where individuals are often resistant to change and conditions present high risks.
He has worked as a behavioural safety coach in the oil and gas industry and has also conducted safety cultural surveys and audits. Brain has experience of International assignments including North America where he has worked as both a safety coach and safety auditor for on and offshore teams