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Richard Heron


BP

Richard is the Vice-President Health and Chief Medical Officer at BP with responsibility for strategic development of the BP Group Health agenda including Employee Wellbeing, Occupational Health and Hygiene requirements for ~75,000 employees and Community and Public Health matters in the countries where BP operate.

He is co-chairs of the International Occupational Medicine Society Collaboration (IOMSC), past-President of the UK Faculty (FOM) and Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM), a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Edinburgh, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

He trained in internal medicine in UK and Auckland, New Zealand, before specializing in Occupational Medicine. Before joining BP, Richard was Head of Global Safety, Health and Risk Management at AstraZeneca pharmaceuticals.

Richard is also honorary Professorial Fellow of International Business and Health, Department of Medicine, University of Nottingham. His specialist interests include the relationship between health and productivity and work-related mental health.  He has worked a variety of expert groups with UK Government departments of health, and work and pensions. He is currently on the National Health Service staff health advisory Board

 

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