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Profile of Ken Robertson

Board Member Health and Safety Executive

Ken Robertson

Ken Robertson is a senior Oil and Gas industry executive, formerly employed by Centrica as a board member for Spirit Energy. Prior to this Ken worked for Centrica Exploration and Production, with lead responsibility for its UK health and safety issues and for Shell, working in the UK, Asia, Africa, Canada and Europe, rising to become Asset Director for the North Sea, with over 1000 staff and contractors and £800 million budget.

During his time at Shell, Ken was co-leader of the Step Change programme. This was a pan-sector Oil and Gas initiative around health, safety and environmental matters. The programme has been recognised externally as a success, settling agreement on health and safety issues as well as introducing environmental targets where there had previously been a lack of consensus.

Ken is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institution of Chemical Engineering.

Register of interests

1 Companies, partnerships, trusts or other bodies of which you are a paid employee. Nil
2 Companies and organisations in which you or your family or close associates:
a) has/have a controlling interest, or


b) is/ are a Director or Partner, or Nil
c) has/have shares or securities with a nominal value of more than £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issues share capital, and Nil
d) could be involved in the supply of goods or services to, or have business dealings with the HSE Nil
3 Non-profit making organisations (e.g.  charities, housing associations) where you or your  close family are Trustees, or on the Committee of Management or other controlling body and which might receive grants, carry out activities designed to promote or develop the organisation, or have other significant dealings with the HSE Nil
4 Any land or property in which a member has a direct interest and is clearly within HSE’s sphere of activities. Nil
5 Membership of local authorities, health authorities and trusts, the Magistrates Bench, and relevant voluntary sector bodies. Nil
Updated 2020-01-15