Vice President, Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Sustainability, APM Terminals
Kevin Furniss has nearly 30 years’ experience in helping organisations all around the world deliver cultural change in health and safety; become more sustainable; and manage reputation risk. A first class honours Graduate of Nottingham University; Kevin’s career has seen him work across many different sectors with some of the world’s best known brands including NSK, BMW, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Cadbury Schweppes, Carillion, Laing O’Rourke and Vodafone. Kevin was also a key strategic member of the team that delivered the £9b construction programme for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
Kevin is a globally respected professional in risk management and has written and contributed to many articles and academic papers on the management of health and safety and reputational risk. He co-authored of the award winning Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) research paper ‘Delivering London 2012: health and safety’. Kevin has also supported a number of academic institutions and lectured on the management of health and safety Undergraduate and Post Graduate Diploma programmes for the University of Birmingham in the UK.