John is a Staff Consultant for the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and principal consultant for Process Hazard Management Services LLC (PHMS). John concluded a 33 year career with 3M Company in 2009 that included engineering, production operations and corporate safety. In Corporate Safety Services, John developed programs including PSM metrics, Process Hazard Management policy and implementation guidance. John‘s diverse experience has shaped his personal passion for process safety. John has made presentations at 2 CCPS International congresses, participated on writing committees for several CCPS Guidance books and chairs the Process Safety Beacon and Process Safety Messages committees, and is a Process Safety Boot Camp instructor. He was named a CCPS Fellow in 2009. John has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University. He resides in Stillwater, Minnesota and is married with 2 married children and 2 grandchildren.