2010- now Director EHSS EMEA Chemtura Corporation
Chemtura is a specialty chemicals company with around 3500 employees worldwide and 1000 in EMEA. I am Responsible for EHSS at all of the manufacturing locations in EMEA (UK/NL/I/GER) , of which 5 manufacturing sites (high risk Seveso sites). The EHSS managers and their staff report directly to me, the EHSS EMEA team counts 12 people. In my current position I have built a strong EHSS EMEA team, developed and worked on the EHSS EMEA strategy and plan. I have implemented Safety Leadership training program for the EMEA region and significantly improved the incident and near miss reporting, the risk classification and root cause evaluation and sharing of best practices . Team member of the Chemtura global safety committee- Auditing and Leadership Development.
Other work experience:
2008-2010 Regional Manager EHSS EMEA Chemtura Corporation/EHSS Manager Chemtura Netherlands BV.
Responsible for EHSS at 4 EMEA Manufacturing locations. Implemented the EHSS multi year plan for the manufacturing sites, EHSS communications, Responsible care training matrix, involved in EHSS audits at own manufacturing sites and toller sites. Achieved RC 14001 certification for the Ankerweg Amsterdam facility as first Dutch company.
2005-2008 QEHS Manager Chemtura Netherlands B.V.
Responsible for compliance of all aspects of the Health, Safety, Environment and Security regulation for the Ankerweg Amsterdam facility. Lead and maintained an integrated management system, environmental permit compliance, reporting, planning, auditing and training.
1989-2005 Environmental Manager Chemtura Netherlands B.V.
Responsible for compliance of all aspects of environmental regulation for the Ankerweg Amsterdam facility. Implemented an environmental management system and achieved ISO 14001 certification.
1986-1989 Environmental specialist Duphar B.V.
Responsible for investigation of ground/ground water pollution, waste water treatment and waste disposal. Contributed to the new environmental permit applications.
1983-1986 Permitting specialist local water authorities
Responsible for providing discharge permits to industrial companies.