Robert is a highly thought of and experienced Health Safety and Wellbeing specialist who has managed Occupational Health and Safety teams across pharmaceutical, food retail and energy sectors. He joined Creased Puddle to further develop and support Occupational Health Teams and HR professionals to provide Workplace Assessments and accommodate reasonable adjustments for their staff.
A registered nurse, Robert spent 20 years with GlaxoSmithKline leading the Employee Heath Team in the UK as well as undertaking EHS audits globally.
He is a qualified Personal Development Coach and has delivered and facilitated leadership workshops globally in the areas of health and wellbeing and personal energy management.
Robert has a passion for Neurodiversity having provided nursing care to neurodivergent children and adults within health and care settings. Within Occupational Health he has advocated and supported neurodivergent employees, assisting them to access appropriate and effective support . Combining his expertise of Neurodiversity and Occupational Health and Wellbeing, Robert and his Workplace Needs Assessment team are on hand to advise organisations and individuals so they can provide the right resources at the right time.
Robert has presented at international conferences and written several articles on the management of mental health, case management and workplace wellbeing programs. He has been recognised with the Safety and Health at Work – European Good Practice Award.
He has a BSc in Occupational Health, an MSc in Health Ergonomics and a NEBOSH Diploma in Health, Safety and Environment. Robert is a volunteer for Candlelighters, which is a charity supporting children and parents affected by Cancer across Yorkshire. He also supports Pigs in the Wood, an animal sanctuary in Scissett that provides life long care for animals that have been neglected and abused.