Dr Will Ponsonby
Dr Will Ponsonby qualified in 1986 in the UK. He trained in general practice and emergency medicine. In 1996, Will ran the medical service for AIOC/BP in Baku Azerbaijan. Will was ISOS Regional Medical Director for Russian and Kazakhstan for 4 years.
In 2002, Will trained and board certified in Occupational Medicine and worked for Shell UK looking after the North Sea offshore workforce. In 2006 he transferred to The Hague for Shell, Corporate Health Adviser for Exploration and Production International. In 2010, Will was Shell Regional Manager for the Middle East and Africa based in Dubai including Health Management of the Iraq projects.
Will joined Rio Tinto as Head of Health in August 2015, based in London and Singapore. He has been working as an independent Occupational Physician since September 2018.
Will is Currently President of the UK Society of Occupational Medicine, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Medicine University of Manchester and Head of Health and Wellbeing at Transport for London.