Don is the director and principal consultant at Beaconrisk and founded the company 15 years ago. With 25 years senior experience in health & safety, Don is a highly qualified health & safety professional. Don previously worked in construction, and therefore has a great understanding of the importance of health & safety in such industries.
He will read anything by Bill Bryson and Ian Rankin and enjoys that every day at Beaconrisk is different, he relishes meeting new people and really values the team. He also believes he is hilarious and loves cracking bad jokes. When he is not working, Don likes to take gentle walks and spends time at his ‘Welsh office’ aka caravan.
Health & Safety Consultant
Rob specialises in supporting clients through their accreditation and provides day-to-day health & safety advice. Before working at Beaconrisk, Rob was a groundskeeper for 18 years and has hands on experience on grounds and landscaping. His favourite books are The Impulsers Autobiography, Bear Grylls: Blood, Sweat and Tears and the Jay Z Autobiography. When Rob isn’t working, he likes to play golf, spend time with his family and catch up with his friends.
Health & Safety Consultant
As a consultant, Jo supports clients with their accreditations, such as CHAS & Constructionline and organises health & safety training. Before Beaconrisk, Jo worked in both office management and as an events planner. She is an enormous Disney fan and her favourite films are Dumbo, The Proposal and The Help. She likes the fact that health & safety is a growing industry and enjoys working at Beaconrisk.
When she’s not working, Jo enjoys spending time with her son and travelling to various Disney locations, as often as possible. She also likes eating, socialising with friends, walking and bike riding.
Business Development Manager
As the Business Development Manager, Gemma manages all of our social media platforms, is responsible for choosing branding, designs webmail, generating sales leads and creating and maintaining relations with new clients and returning clients. Gemma Studied English Language & Linguistics at King’s College, London and previously worked as an Estate Agent and as a GCSE & KS3 English tutor.
She enjoys watching Grand Designs, Location, Location, Location and any form of reality TV. For Gemma, Beaconrisk enables her to utilise her skill set and she believes it gives her great creative freedom so she can achieve new things every day. When she’s not working, Gemma enjoys hanging out with friends, going to Anfield to watch Liverpool and visiting different European cities.
Business Development Support
Craig assists the Business Development Manager with admin, data entry and sometimes social media! Studied Film & Media at University and has a critical eye for different film subjects and has previously worked in admin. His top three films are Lord of the Rings, The Dark Knight and Planes, Trains & Automobiles. He thinks Beaconrisk is “a fun environment to work in, the system runs really well and we all get on great.”
When Craig’s not working, he enjoys watching films, binging on Netflix series and watching cricket!
Geoff is responsible for invoicing clients, cash flow and credit control. Before working at Beaconrisk, Geoff worked in industry, then trained in Accountancy and now works for Beaconrisk part time. His favourite films are Zulu, The Italian Job and all Disney films. Geoff enjoys working in the team and thrives seeing business growing. When Geoff isn’t working, he likes to go swimming, walking and enjoys looking after his grandchildren.