HSE Chief Scientist

Professor Andrew Curran


Professor Andrew Curran took up his post as Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Research at the Health and Safety Executive in March 2015.

His career highlights include:

  • Deputy Chief Executive at the Health and Safety Laboratory
  • Scientific Chairman of PEROSH (Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health)

HSE Chief Scientist

The operational chief scientist is responsible for:

  • ensuring the quality of HSE’s science and that there is an evidence based challenge of HSE’s policies and procedures
  • acting as head of profession for scientists and engineers within HSE and the Health and Safety Laboratory

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