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Manager Safety

Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
50 to 60000 QAR per month
September 27, 2019

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Curriculum Vitae: John Codona, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Qatar, Doha, Simaisma st


Home: 012********, Qatar: +974******** Key Employment History

January 2017 – Present Louis Berger – WSP Senior H&S consultant Ras Abu Aboud Q 22 June 2015 – 2017, Keo International, Senior Management Aspire Zone, Qatar 2013 – 2015 Dar Al Handasah, Head of HSE, The Kingdom Tower Jeddah KSA 2011 – 2013 ESH Business Unit Leader, Mace Group Ltd, UK 2007 – 2011 Senior ESH Manager, Mace Group Ltd, UK 2003 – 2007 ESH Manager, Mace Group Ltd, UK

Pre-2003 Supervisor & Senior Fitter for HVAC plant installations, Colt Group Ltd, UK Key Qualifications

• DIPSM (British safety council diploma safety management) Lv 6

• BSC NVQ 4 occupational health & safety practice Lv 6

• ANC / HNC building & construction

• Member of IoSH

• Internal Auditor 9001, 14001, 18001

• Crane Lifting Appointed Person (NPORS)

• Behavioural Safety Practitioner (Behavioural Management of Safety)

• IIF (Supervisor TTT) hearts and minds campaign

• First aid

• Fire awareness

• HAVS Assessor

• DSE Assessor


John has over 29 years’ experience across various sectors in the construction industry / including Petrochemical, Government MOD, Airports, London Underground, Nuclear, Football/Sports Stadiums, road bridges, land reclamation and Private Sector Commercial Projects. In more recent years John has gained extensive experience working within Major Projects and the Commercial Offices sector as a Senior Business unit leader, running a team of ESH managers across several high profile projects. (As outlined below) John is one of a limited number of people who has completed back to back projects with top down construction and implemented the HSE strategy, control measures and training implementation as if it were a mining/tunnelling project completing each project with zero incidents over a 4 year period. John has worked as, H&S Business Unit Leader, developing strategy and providing advanced risk management, assurance and compliance input at board level (direct reporting to board members), setting key performance indicators and advanced standards for the businesses with which he has supported. He has been an integral member of Safety Leadership Teams, focusing on graduated, measurable Health & Safety performance improvement and the development of initiatives to reduce work place injuries. He has been involved with the industry renowned Mace Group “Behavioural Management of Safety (BMoS)” and the “Safety First, Second Nature (SFSN)” program. John was appointed Head of HSSE on The Kingdom Tower project in Jeddah in 2013, KSA, by Dar Al Handasah, a 12km city and the tallest building in the world at 1 km in height, with overall responsibility for every aspect of Health, Safety and Environment, and reporting directly to Jeddah Economic Company CEO, (client and board members). John in dealing with the Ministry of Interior and Civil Defense was regarded as the focal point for government interaction on behalf of the client regarding all HSSE aspects for the project and region. John joined KEO international as the Lead Senior HSE for the Aspire program in Qatar 2015, to oversee the Aspire expansion project, which expanded in to a number of other projects such as TSE reverse osmosis plant and Kidzania edutainment centre .John is a very focused and committed individual who can work very well independently and who excels in a team environment of multi- cultural team members.

John Has since joined Louis Berger now WSP for the prestigious Ras Abu Aboud football stadium in 2017, situated at the south side of the city of Doha. This waterfront property will be the first of its kind a fully demountable steel and container structure. The waterfront will be part of the overall masterplan for a VVIP area and fully integrated docking and pedestrianized area. John is the main focal point for HSSE issues and day to day running within the project and to the external authorities and client representatives.

John has worked on a number of projects that have achieved fantastic Health & Safety records such as Heathrow Terminal 5, The Shard London Bridge, RBS Gogarburn. He has also been directly involved with safety leadership programmes that have resulted in the Mace Group winning some of the most coveted international Health & Safety and Environmental awards, including the British Safety Council “Sword of Honour” (for Health & Safety performance) and “Globe of Honour” (for Environmental performance) awards, only forty of which are awarded across the globe annually.

(Mace being the first in their field as a Construction Consultancy business to win the sword of honour) Key Business Unit Responsibilities

• Business Unit H, S & E Strategy / vision & goals

• BU continuous performance improvement strategies

• Staff and supplier training programmes

• Safety Leadership Team programme development

• H, S & E assessment of approved suppliers / supply chain management

• Programming and leading Safety Leadership Tours & Environmental Leadership Tours

• Policy & procedure reviews & development / 9001 / 14001 / 18001 etc

• Business Unit KPI reporting / Strategic KPI measurement

• Liaison with the HSE / client / local authorities

• Client and Board monthly performance reports

• Behavioural safety leadership, support and guidance, including IIF / BMOS / ACTA / SUSA

• H&S product and process research for performance improvement initiatives Key Construction Site Responsibilities

• Induction & Training

• Pre-commencement development of strategic H, S & E documents o H&S Plan

o Environmental Plan

o Crane Lifting Plans

o Logistics & Traffic Management Plan

o Waste Management Plan

o Security

• Pre-commencement meetings with suppliers

• Supplier H, S & E document review

• Compliance Audits & Workplace Inspections

• Performance monitoring & reporting

o Occupational Health

o Environmental

o Safety Behaviours

• Accident and incident investigation & reporting

• Enforcement Agency & Local Authority liaison

Key Major Projects experience

RBS World Headquarters: Gogarburn, Edinburgh

350 million pound, 2004-2006 (Assistant HSE, then

full HSE Manager after 1 year)

74 Acre project, major civil works, 350m long internal street 3 story high, with several external building, including 5 star hotel facility and all external works, including motorway, & new bridge. After 1 year full HSE responsibility was passed to me for site by Senior Management.

(Direct client reports and Principal contractor)

Terminal 5, Heathrow: London 4.5 Billion pound

2006-2008 (HSE Manager)

On completion of Gogarburn I was assigned to join

the integrated team at T5 this position soon grew and I was tasked with full responsibility of the BA CIP lounges fit out package 50 million pound fit out of 4 lounges within T5A and T5B. My role then expanded to include Terminal 3 construction works as a twin role looking after Principal Contractor and Logistics. (Direct client reports and Principal Contractor) The Shard & The Place, London Bridge: 1.2 Billion pound 2008-2012, (HSE Manager, Senior HSE Manager, Senior Business Unit Leader)

All aspects of construction from demolition of existing high rise buildings, explosive demolition, major civils, top down construction on both buildings all the way through to completion, Promoted to Senior Business Unit leader just before completion of the Place and went on to look after seven commercial buildings for a number of clients including crown estates building programme 175 million for whole Unit, direct board reporting, 8 direct reports, 48 indirect reports within the unit.

The kingdom Tower: 4.5 Billion & City 25 + Billion Tallest building in the world & 12km city, mega project, super high rise

Head of HSE with overall responsibility for everything, from piling (107m deep) through to completion of the tower. This included the early stages of design for the bay motorway bridges x 2

22 indirect reports from the contractor/s

Ras Abu Aboud Qatar:

Fully demountable steel and container structure and precinct, waterfront VVIP area dock and pedestrian area, land reclamation and bay area

Prior experience:

Ministry Of Defence: Full Clearance

Fazlane & Coulport Submarine & Naval Base,

Ship lift and storage facilities for Nuclear warhead Other facilities: Chemical facilities UK, Official Secrets Act. Roche Chemicals:

Pharmaceutical production, Refurbishment of


SmithKline Beechams:

Construction and refurbishment

National stadiums In Scotland:

Hampdem Park Glasgow:

The home of Scottish football

Murrayfield Edinburgh:

The home of Scottish Rugby

Emirates Gondola London:

Spans the Thames North to south transport link for TFL 1 km cable car system most expensive in the world at the time of being built

Sellafield BNFL, Power station and others:

Worked with Full Clearance areas,

Construction, new pond and processing areas, as well as maintenance and refurb of existing facilities

Tunnelling experience:

Heathrow Terminal 5 A, B, C, baggage and transport tunnels joining the three terminals Heathrow Terminal 5 London underground tunnel extensions joining in to new station Heathrow Terminal 5 automated passenger transport system joining A,B,C The Shard, Northern Line London Underground

Monitoring of existing tunnels, Lucas passport, shaft entry Encapsulation of failed tunnel beside northern line under the shard slab area The Place London Bridge

Monitoring of Northern Line and Piccadilly line

Nominated contact for EPP, emergency preparedness plan Coulport Nuclear submarine base:

Nuclear warhead bunker

HVAC Installation Engineer:

John spent over 10 years in the field of HVAC installation mainly as a sub-contractor to Colt international:

Colt: pioneering healthy, safe and sustainable built environments for nearly 85 years. Colt was founded by Jack O’Hea in 1931 in London and is still owned by the O’Hea family and is run from a UK base, with an additional sales office in Glasgow. We support our customers throughout the UK with our network of representatives covering the country’s territory and operate a manufacturing plant serving the UK and other markets from our manufacturing plant, also based in the UK. We are part of the Colt Group, which is present around the world through locally staffed companies and strategic partners backed by a global organisation. This means that our local teams are able to support customers in the UK with the best expertise and first-hand knowledge developed in projects around the world, using the resources of a global company References:

John Hanley, MD Big Apple

Previous Board director of Mace ltd HSE and MD of Mace consultancy HSE services Martin Wood


Previous Head of HSE Dar PMC

Greg Bolton

LB – WSP HSE Director


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