Karl Simons

Karl Simons

Head of Health, Safety, Security, and Wellbeing
Thames Water

PROFILE

Karl is Head of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing at Thames Water and is responsible for the strategic direction of the disciplines within the business. He has 30 years of experience in industry, having worked across all continents and numerous safety critical industries including oil, gas, minerals, rail, construction and water. He holds a Masters degree in Safety, Health and the Environment, is a Chartered Occupational Safety & Health Practitioner and member of the Institute of Directors and has always a keen student of behavioural psychology. Karl is a regular lecturer at the University of Cambridge and holds a position as Main Board Director for the global organisation Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor.

Over the last 5 years at Thames Water, Karl has supported the company to develop a clear vision and strategy for each of the disciplines he oversees that has led to the implementation of waves of initiatives and world class performance outcomes.