Safety Governance & Leadership
Dr Kirstin Ferguson provides advisory services to international organisations to identify the safety governance maturity of the organisation and to assist board members and senior executives in safety leadership practices for the most senior leaders of an organisation. All advisory work is highly tailored to the specific needs of the client and generally focuses on the following areas:y work is highly tailored to the specific needs of the client and generally focuses on the following areas:
Providing feedback on existing safety governance frameworks
Conducting discussions and workshops with boards and senior executive teams on adopting a ‘beyond compliance’ approach to workplace safety
Providing feedback on safety disclosures in public documents
Assessing current state of safety reporting to the board
Providing presentations to company safety events or client forums
Acting as an expert panel member or advisor in safety reviews
To enquire about whether Dr Kirstin Ferguson may be able to assist your organisation, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Safety leadership & governance for boards and senior executives
Award winning expertise in safety governance & leadership
Dr Kirstin Ferguson has a PhD in the field of safety governance and safety leadership and was awarded the QUT Colin Brain Governance Fellowship, as well as the Dr Eric Wigglesworth Medal by the Safety Institute of Australia, for the contribution of her research to the field of corporate governance and workplace health and safety respectively.
Dr Ferguson is an Adjunct Professor at the QUT School of Business and has previously been CEO of a global health and safety organisation. She has written widely on safety governance and safety leadership in industry journals including OHS Professional, Safeguard Magazine, Safety Professional and IOSH Magazine.
Dr Ferguson has also spoken at numerous international conferences in her area of expertise including giving keynotes at the US National Safety Council Campbell Institute Symposium, UK IOSH conference, NZ Safeguard Conference and the Safety Institute of Australia Conference.