Denize Bainbridge recently became occupational health manager at Hampshire County Council. She was previously principle nurse co-ordinator for Royal Mail. Bainbridge is also a member of the Royal College of Nursing’s OH Managers Forum. Previously, she has been a careers adviser for the English National Board, headed occupational health services in three NHS trusts, and worked as a ward sister in Sydney, Australia.
Brian Goodfellow received an MBE for services to health and safety in Northern Ireland in the Queen’s birthday honours list. He has worked in health and safety for more than 30 years and is a chartered member of the Institution of Safety and Health.
Theresa Budworth has been appointed as the new chief executive of the National Examination Board in Safety and Health (NEBOSH). She has played a leading role in the NEBOSH strategy in the last three years as a non-executive director and then deputy chief executive. Budworth has been a safety professional for 27 years and is a chartered fellow of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. She joined NEBOSH in 2004 after heading the safety training and consultancy team at Norwich Union Risk services. Among her responsibilities are extending NEBOSH qualifications and implementing online systems for examinations.