Chris Austin

Head of Training and Events, Health and Safety Executive

Chris leads HSE’s external training and events portfolio, working alongside science, research, regulatory and policy colleagues to develop engaging and relevant solutions that help employers and industry sectors make their workplaces safer and healthier, by managing workplace risks and embedding a positive culture. He and his team also work to ensure that messages are delivered in the most impactful way throughout Great Britain and internationally, via HSE’s own experts or its extensive network of trusted partners. Chris has gained a breadth of experience prior to joining HSE in January 2022, having worked within and/or supported numerous public and private sector organisations including local authorities, higher education establishments, small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and multi-national companies.