Branch Chair

Roderick Laird - CFIOSH, PIEMA, MIIRSM

rod lairdRod is currently semi-retired doing some safety training work for a local training provider. Prior to “retiring” was Senior HSE Advisor to a major American oil and gas company in the middle east.

Rod has extensive expertise in health, safety, environmental management in oil and gas offshore and onshore involving drilling, production, subsea, marine, pipeline, covering a period of almost 30 years

Rod is a chartered member of IOSH and is a founder member of the Doha branch in Qatar firstly serving as a committee member, then education officer and on to vice chair, being presented with “The Presidents Distinguished Service Certificate” when leaving to return to the UK.  Now serving on the North East of Scotland Branch Committee first as committee member and  now as joint vice chair.