New Director of Health, Safety and Environment appointed

ABERYSTWYTH University has appointed a new Director of Health, Safety and Environment, Phil Maddison.

Phil MaddisonPreviously the interim Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Phil has over 15 years’ experience across both public and private sectors undertaking leadership roles in Health, Safety and Environment. Prior to joining Aberystwyth, Phil worked in heavy regulated industries including government and public sectors in the Middle East and across the UK.

Phil’s qualifications include Chartered Membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. He is also a Registered Safety Practitioner and member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, and the Chartered Management Institute.

Commenting on his appointment, Rebecca Davies, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student and Staff Services commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Phil to the University.  The health, safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors to our University is of paramount importance.  I look forward to working with Phil to further develop our health and wellbeing agenda at Aberystwyth and to continue to provide a safe and healthy University.”

Phil commented: “I am delighted to be appointed to this crucial role within the University and to work with colleagues to ensure that our University, as a complex and varied institution, is healthy and safe.”