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Gareth is the Founder and Managing Director of SafeAssure. He has worked as a HSEQ Manager for over 10 years and a consultant since 2014, with experience spanning the manufacturing, mining, civil construction and building industries.
He is heavily involved in the construction industry and provides consulting services to developers, constructors and subcontractors. Gareth has also developed a loyal client base in the legal industry, performing expert reports and lead investigations, as well as Workcover common law investigations and investigations for self-insurance organisations.
Throughout his career, Gareth has successfully obtained and maintained third party certification across all standards. He has successfully participated in accreditation and maintenance audits under the Federal Safety Commission Accreditation Scheme, overseen project audits under state government schemes, and participated in various client and stakeholder audits. He continues this function as an external support resource to multiple organisations, helping a wide variety of clients achieve certification and accreditation under various schemes.
Gareth is a Member of the Australian Institute of Health and Safety (formerly Safety Institute of Australia) and has served on industry lobby groups including the Queensland Master Builders Association Safety Committee, the Civil Contractors Federation Health and Safety Committee amongst other targeted focus groups for Health and Safety and environmental sustainability.
He is also a former Board Member for the CHI.L.D. Association – a not-for-profit organisation providing services for children with Primary Language Disorder (PLD). The Association operates the Let’s Talk Clinic and the Glenleighden School. Gareth’s involvement with CHI.L.D is close to his heart with his eldest son diagnosed as autistic and ia current student at the school.