leading authority on the human factor in the management of safety
Patrick Hudson is one of the world’s leading authorities on the human factor in the management of safety. He was the Project Leader of Shell International’s Research program, that led to the Swiss Cheese model. He was also one of the four-man team that developed Shell’s approach to safety management systems after the Piper Alpha disaster. He then led Shell Group’s Hearts and Minds program on the development of safety culture in the Oil and Gas industry. In aviation he has worked across flight operations, maintenance and engineering with both Boeing and Airbus as well as many airlines.