Barb is an experienced health and safety professional with over 9 years’ experience across a broad range of industries including construction, waste management and telecommunications and has held senior advisor positions within government agencies including ACC, NZTA, Housing New Zealand, Ministry of Education and New Zealand Police. Prior to retaining in 2012 and commencing her career in health and safety Barb was a sworn Officer for the New Zealand Police for 11 years before moving into the road safety sector. Barb combines systems and policy development skills with a strong background in health and safety management systems, contractor management, training, risk management, incident investigation and change management. Barb is a Graduate member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) and holds a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management from Massey University. Barb is based in Wellington.