Professor Diana Kloss

Professor Diana Kloss MBE Diana is a barrister, former employment tribunal judge, Hon President of the Council for Work and Health, a visiting professor at London South Bank University, and honorary senior lecturer at the University of Manchester. She is a member of the Board of the National School of Occupational Health.

Diana is an expert in employment law and occupational health law and has written the leading text on Occupational Health Law. She continues to publish regularly in books and journals and am in demand for training of occupational health professionals, safety advisers and human resources professionals in employment law. Over the years she has been a member of a number of government committees and was appointed MBE in 2009 for her services to occupational health.

Dr Nerys Williams

Dr Nerys Williams is an independent Consultant Occupational Physician and a Non-Executive Director/Senior Independent Director at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. She also advises the GMC on adjustments for candidates with disabilities and is a GMC examiner for PLAB. She writes on occupational health, case management and rehabilitation for occupational health and general audiences. She was formerly Principal Occupational Physician and Deputy Director (wellbeing) for the Department for Work and Pensions, and a former head of the Employment Medical Advisory Service at the HSE.

Wendy Ladd

Wendy is an OH Specialist Practitioner, mental health first aid Instructor, workplace mediation, coach and master practitioner in NLP.

She is also currently the SEQOHS assessment and quality lead and, as one of the most experienced SEQOHS assessors, has been on the assessment team since the accreditation scheme was set up. Wendy leads the assessment team and focuses on quality improvement as part of her role.

Wendy has over 20 years OH experience covering a variety of different industries and settings, working both at national and local level, from Public sector to Engineering and Publishing through to Construction.

Wendy is a Director and lead practitioner for AWL Occupational Health Ltd, an independent SEQOHS accredited OH consultancy based in Crawley, West Sussex.

Christina Butterworth

Christina is a senior occupational health nurse, with over 25 years experience of working in a number of diverse industries, engaging with key stakeholders to ensure that occupational health is recognised as a key driver for business performance and culture and provides a quality service for customers and users.

Christina has a passion for the sustainable development of occupational health nursing and has held key positions in OH related networks, forums and working groups for over 2 decades. She is presently the COO of the Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing and on the Board of the National School of Occupational Health.

Sarah Tapley

Sarah Tapley, Speaker at CEOHG conferenceSarah Tapley is a Chartered Ergonomics and Human Factors specialist and currently the Membership Development Manager at the UK’s Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF).

Sarah has a background in both ergonomics and nursing having trained at the London Hospital and completing her OH Diploma at the RCN. For many years she was a Specialist Inspector OH with the HSE and believes that facilitating and working in an interdisciplinary environment provides the best outcomes for our clients.

The CIEHF is the UK’s professional body for the scientific discipline of ergonomics and human factors.

Professor Craig Jackson

As Professor of Occupational Health Psychology, Craig is interested in the effect of workplaces and working on people’s health and psychological wellbeing. Specific interests include unusual and rare occupations, work-related suicide, technology change, pesticide exposures, working hours, stress, research techniques, neurobehavioral methods and psychological assessments.

He appears regularly in the media discussing the psychology behind a wide range of news stories such as stress, crime, health issues, lifestyle, and ethics.

Craig is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (University of Birmingham); Research Director of an independent health research consultancy; and a Member of the ESRC Peer Review College. He is also Vice-Chair of various NHS Local Research Ethics Committees, and editor in Chief of the International Journal of Rural Psychology.

Peter Busby

Pete Busby is a Visual Stress Training Consultant who works for Crossbow Visual Stress Solutions. Since taking the post in 2017, he has rolled out Visual Stress Assessment Training with the aim of providing companies with the equipment and expertise to screen for Visual Stress “In house”. The benefits of this come down to Quality of Screening and also the Quality of Recommendation for people who need very simple workplace adjustments. Prior to him joining Crossbow, Pete was a Bank Manager, Call Centre Manager and Recruitment Branch Manager and saw the impact that Visual Stress has on individuals within his teams who were trying to operate within the working day.

Crossbow partner with Professor Arnold Wilkins, who is the UK Lead in Visual Stress and have devised a set of colours which are able to caveat the symptoms of Visual Stress for those who unknowingly are operating with this condition.