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IIRSM members are invited to join the Council and team for the Annual General Meeting in December. 

The AGM will be followed by a seminar by RyderMarsh OCAID on the subject of leadership and its impact on organisational culture.  Kevin Hard will explore how good or bad leadership can affect an organisation’s appetite to effectively manage risk. 

The seminar will be followed by a networking drinks reception hosted by IIRSM’s President, Siobhan Donnelly.  This enjoyable event will be attended by IIRSM’s partners and supporters and a wide range of industry representatives and colleagues.  Drinks and mince pies will be served.  Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the team and enjoy the far reaching views over London.  

The event is FREE to attend for IIRSM members. 


15:00   Arrival

15:30   AGM (members only)

16:15   Tea and coffee

16:30   Seminar - Leadership’s impact on organisational culture and the risks of non-engagement

17:30   President’s drinks reception

19:00   Event ends

Thursday, 14 December, 2017 - 15:00 - 19:00
UBM, 19th Floor, 240 Blackfriars Road London SE1 8BF
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Kevin Hard, RMS

RyderMarsh OCAID is widely considered the leader in Europe for the provision of Behavioural Based Safety programmes.  They have a team of specialist Principal Consultants in the areas of Behaviour Based Safety, Process Safety, Human Factors, Incident Investigation, Research and Organisational and Individual Stress Management; all of whom have experience working with a wide range of international organisations from many different industries including the nuclear industry, marine, pharmaceuticals, chemical, construction industries, manufacturing and many more. RyderMarsh OCAID has a wealth of experience in working with multi-cultural organisations.  This will be an entertaining seminar which will provide valuable insight into cultural change and the importance of good leadership.

Kevin Hard is Development Director and joined the company in 2014 bringing with him a wealth of experience in Leadership and Employee Engagement strategies.

Previously he worked in the oilfield in the Middle East and West Africa for 8 years before returning to the UK in 1987 where he set up a successful consultancy business. Clients included the IMF, Warner Brothers and GKN Worldwide. He sold the company to a major UK client in 2000 and moved on to focus on leadership coaching and mentoring.

Kevin is a fellow of Leadership Academy which challenges leaders’ thinking on engagement and through the National Centre for Strategic Leadership is closely involved in research into neuroscience and the four enablers of engagement i.e. creating a work environment that helps our brains think and perform at their best.

Kevin set up and facilitated a User Group for the NHS in the UK where trusts from both England and Scotland shared ideas and resources around transformational leadership, and other innovative leadership ideas.

Kevin worked closely with a leading strategic risk organisation in China from 2012 – 2014 where he delivered behavioural safety programmes in Henan province which changed work practices there for the first time.

Kevin has recently published an Organisational Integrated Improvement model based on Leadership, Engagement and Wellbeing (with Nigel Girling) which has been referenced by many organisations including the HSL/HSE at conference.