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Past event: Operational Excellence & Risk Management Conference


Your business is facing more volatility, complexity and risk than ever before. With markets shifting, regulations changing and pressure to increase efficiency in your operations -  how can you deliver consistent operational excellence?

Join over 150 business leaders and learn world class strategies for keeping your people safe, your operations productive and your products sustainable at Europe's leading forum on Operational Excellence & Risk Management. The 2019 event has tracks on Leadership & Culture, Process Optimisation, Operational Risk Management, Operations Management Systems, Human Factors, Asset Management, Process Safety, Environmental Excellence, Digital Transformation and more.

Over 40 industry-leading speakers will share how to:

  • Assess - and improve - your company's safety culture
  • Manage change - without compromising business performance
  • Apply the latest tools to enhance asset reliability
  • Proactively identify and mitigate low probability yet high consequence events
  • Improve your Operations Management System to better identify - and eliminate - sources of risk and value loss in your operations
  • Identify the culture gaps that are impacting your company's safety, quality, reliability and profitability
  • Increase risk visibility by optimising data and information management
  • Harness big data, analytics and AI to accelerate operational excellence and dramatically reduce operational risk
  • Strengthen your core operating processes for the long term
  • Reduce complexity and variability with clearly defined standards and accountabilities
  • Benchmark your systems, culture and processes against the characteristics of High Reliability Organisations (HROs)
Learn how to embed the culture, systems and processes of the world's Highest Reliability Organizations.

Key Themes for 2019:

  • Environmental Excellence
  • Personal & Process Safety
  • Digital Transformation
  • Human Factors
  • Leadership & Culture
  • Business Transformation
  • Management Systems
  • Frontline Operational Excellence
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Asset Reliability
  • High Reliability Organisations
  • Organisational Effectiveness
  • Maintenance & Reliability
  • Change Management
  • Process Optimization
  • RPA, AI & Machine Learning

2019 Speakers

  • Jennifer Rogers, Head of Learning, Anglo American
  • Diane Chadwick-Jones, Director, Human Performance, BP
  • Tony McCandless, Chief Information Officer, Thames Water
  • Martin Ruane, Programme Director, RPA & Data Science, Engie
  • Brian Matthews, Head of Operational Improvement, EDF Energy
  • Hayley O'Malley, Head of Asset Health & Performance, Severn Trent
  • Henrik Olesen, Human & Organizational Performance Lead, A.P. Moller - Maersk
  • Alexis Pey, Manager, Global HSE & Process Safety, Stahl
  • Gareth Mullen, Head of Safety, Health, Wellbeing & Security Policy & Systems, Thames Water
  • Fayez Al-Anazi, General Manager, Operations, Saudi Chevron Phillips
  • Gordon Rogers, Head of Sustainability, Yorkshire Water
  • James Horton, Global Head of Lean Manufacturing, Bombardier Transportation
  • Francois Germain, Global Safety Head, Polymer Division, Total
  • Peter Vujanic, Head of Safety, Health & Environment, UK Power Networks
  • Jill Lees, Director, HSE & Sustainability, E.ON
  • Mark Nishapti, Director, Health & Safety, Yorkshire Water
  • Dan Platten, Director, Health, Safety, Wellbeing & Security, SCS Railways
  • Moraya AlGhatani, Manager, Operational Excellence, Saudi Aramco
  • Cristian Matei, Head of Business Transformation, Veolia Group
  • Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager, BP
  • Anita Tadayon, Director, Transformation, British Gas, Centrica
  • Omar Al-Omar, Manager, Operational Excellence, Saudi Chevron Phillips
  • Julian Zec, Chief Engineer and Global Manager, Maintenance, National Oilwell Varco
  • Tamer Elzayyat, Enterprise Asset Management Quality and Training Lead, Methanex
  • Susanne Klug, Manager, Health & Safety, Cement Industrial Performance, LafargeHolcim
  • Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager, BP
  • Mick Grimmer, Head of Health & Safety, Edinburgh Airport
  • Andrew Leask, Manager, Business Transformation, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Mike Bearrow, Global Process Safety Leader, Rolls-Royce
  • Arjen Bos, Product Owner, Accruent
  • Hossein Ghavimi, R&D Manager, Add Energy Asset and Integrity Management
  • Teresa Swinton, Founder & Director, Paradigm Human Performance Ltd.
  • Bob Moschetta, Senior Consultant Strategy & Integration, Paradigm Human Performance Ltd
Pre-Conference Workshops: Monday 18 November 2019
Main Conference: Monday 19 - Tuesday 20 November 2019
Post-Conference Workshops: Wednesday 21 November 2019
Post-Conference Masterclass: Wednesday 21 November 2019

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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel
354 Queenstown Rd, Nine Elms, SW11 8AE
London, UK

Accommodation Information
Travel and accommodation are not included in the conference fee, however you can reserve a room at the Pestana by calling +44 20 7062 8000 or

Please note
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Event details
Organizer : IQEU
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21603