Governance and compliance


Work Health and Safety Committee: membership

Information regarding the membership of the UCL Work Health and Safety Committee.

On this page you will find the details of :

Ex Officio members

Vice-President (Operations) (Convenor1)
Aimie Chapple

Director of Health and Safety 
Joanna Carrington

Chief People Officer
Donna Dalrymple 

Head of Safety Governance and Risk
Portia Lamb

Director of Workplace Health
Max Hill

Director of Student Support and Wellbeing
Denise Long

Chair, Work Operational Health and Safety Sub-committee (and Deputy Convenor)
Ian Dancy

Chair, Chemical Safety Sub-Committee
Professor Ivan Parkin

Chair, GM and Biological Safety Sub-Committee
Dr Giulia Massaro

Chair, Fire Safety Sub-Committee
Adrien Cooper

Chair, Infrastructure Safety Sub-Committee
[Adrien Cooper]

Chair, Radiation Safety Sub-Committee
Dr Kerstin Sander

Appointed members

Members of staff at UCL, appointed by the committee on the recommendation of the University Management Committee:

Department of Chemistry
Dr Rob Wilson (2)

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
Keith Harvey (2)

Arts & Humanities and Social & Historical Sciences
Sandra Bond (2)

London Centre for Nanotechnology
Dr Ralph Hick (-)

Cancer Institute ​​​​​​
Sonia Buckingham (2)

Faculty of Population Health Sciences
Tansy Jones (-)

Division of Infection and Immunity
Eira Rawlings (2)

Division of Biosciences
Hayley Boakes (2)

Faculty of Brain Sciences
Professor Fiona Ducotterd (-)

Faculty of the Built Environment
Professor John Kelsey (-)

Office of the Vice-Provost (Research, Innovation and Global Engagement)
Jeremy Barraud (-)

Media Relations
Henry Killworth (1)

Nominated members

Three Safety Representatives from the UCU, nominated by that Trade Union

  • Dr Theo Bryer (2)
  • Colin Byelong (2)
  • Dr Alun Coker (2)

Two Safety Representatives from Unison, nominated by that Trade Union

  • Joanne English (2)
  • Joanne Tapper (2)

Two Safety Representatives from Unite, nominated by that Trade Union

  • Damian Johnson (2)
  • David Ladd (2)

One member of the President and Provost Office:

  • Megan Gerrie (-)

One nominee of the General Counsel:

  • Danny Patel (-)


Three Observers, one from each of UCL's three trade unions

  • Kate Boldry (UCU)
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy

Two student Observers, nominated by the Students' Union

  • Ahmad Ismail
  • Mary McHarg


  • Jonathan Blackman

  • The Chair of the Work Health and Safety Committee is designated 'Convenor'.