Speaker

Alan Izzard
Senior Adviser, Borouge / GPCA Director Responsible Care / SQAS

Alan Izzard joined Borouge February 2009, and is the Senior Advisor CEO Office for Corporate HSE Function which provides Health, Safety and Environment support and sustainability for both Borouge’s Production Company and Borouge’s Marketing Company. Based in the Abu Dhabi Corporate Office, Mr. Izzard is responsible for spearheading Borouge’s continuous efforts for the improvement of HSE programmes as well as the implementation of the Chemical Industry’s Responsible Care Program. In addition to his role within Borouge, since December 2010 in his role of Vice Chairman of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) Responsible Care Committee, he has been influential in the successful progression of HSE and Security in the GCC Region. Most recently he has been appointed as the GPCA Director of the Gulf Sustainability and Quality Assessment System (SQAS), a program that will drive continuous improvement in HSSE&Q throughout the GCC Chemical and Petrochemical Supply Chain.

Mr. Izzard started his career as an Instrument and Control Engineer before progressing into Project Management gaining significant diverse experience over a period of 14+ years in the Design, Construction, Commissioning and Maintenance fields working for BP across the Upstream, Downstream and Petrochemical sectors. For the past 13+ years, he has worked in senior HSE positions, working predominantly in the UK, and for periods in the UAE and Algeria. He has also experienced short work periods in several other countries.

Mr. Izzard is a certified Chartered Health and Safety Professional from the UK Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, and a certified Chartered Instrument and Control Engineer from the UK Engineering Council and throughout his career has undertaken extensive leadership training from International organizations such as JMW (USA) and IMD (Switzerland),