Chemical Engineer with 15 years of experience in controls, software and safety systems. Presently employed by Baker Engineering & Risk Consultants, specialists in blast effects analysis, blast scenario modeling, process safety and reliability engineering. Experience includes 3 years with Kenexis Consulting, an engineered safeguard consulting company, and 10 years at UOP, a petrochemical technology licenser.
Skilled at marketing, communication and customer relations. Trained in conflict resolution with extensive experience in meeting facilitation. Trusted to successfully resolve sensitive and high-profile assignments for critical customers.
Deep experience in process, controls, software and instrumentation. Mastery in all phases of SIS safety lifecycle as applied to process industries. Broad knowledge of hazards associated with numerous process sectors, as well as risk analysis techniques.
Demonstrated organizational leadership at every career level, with a focus on developing best practices and streamlining work processes. Supported AIChE and ISA in technical and leadership capacities at local level.
Specialties: Safety Instrumented System Engineering
Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) / Hazard Identification
Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA)
Fault Tree Analysis
Event Tree Analysis
Root Cause Analysis
Hazard and Operability (HazOp) Facilitation
Process Safety Management (PSM)
Control System Design and Field Commissioning
|April, 2011||What Grandfather Clause Never Told Me|
|March, 2011||Live From AIChE Spring Meeting – Local Section Leadership and Networking|
|March, 2011||The Peltzman Effect: Don’t Get Run Over|
|February, 2011||The Principle of Fail-Safe|