HM Chief Inspector of Mines, Health and Safety Executive
Bob graduated with an honours degree in Mining Engineering and held management positions at a number of UK collieries before joining the UK’s Health and Safety Executive. With 30 years’ experience of mines regulation, Bob is currently HM Chief Inspector of Mines. The author of HSE publications, Bob led the development of the Mines Regulations 2014 and associated guidance. He has written and presented various papers internationally. Bob is a registered Chartered Engineer and European Engineer. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and Past President of the Nottinghamshire Branch of the Institution of Mining Engineers, and the Midland Institute of Mining Engineers.