health safety environment & sustainability director,
Heather is Balfour Beatty’s Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability Director. She is responsible for a team of over 300 safety professionals helping the company drive towards Zero Harm – zero accidents and ill-health caused by our work activities – as well as championing the delivery of the Blueprint for environment, sustainability and social value.
Heather joined Balfour Beatty from the Health and Safety Executive, the national independent regulator for work-related health and safety, in September 2014 where she was HM Chief Inspector of Construction responsible for strategy, policy and field operations across Great Britain.
Heather is passionate about treating health like safety and is a founder member and co-chair of the UK wide Health in Construction Leadership Group and a Trustee of Mates in Mind the charity.