With a background in HM Armed Forces, having served in multiple conflicts, Karl is presently the Chief Health, Safety & Security Officer at Thames Water. He has 30 years of employment experience, having worked across all continents and numerous safety critical industries including oil, gas, minerals, rail, roads, construction and water. He is an Electrical & Mechanical Engineer, holds a Post Graduate Masters Degree in Environmental Management, Safety & Health, is a Chartered Occupational Safety & Health Practitioner and Member of the Institute of Directors.
Karl’s advice is regularly sought by Government and he is a lecturer at the University of Cambridge. He also holds a position as Non-Executive Director on the Board of the global organisation ‘Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor’.