The home of health and safety expertise.

Welcome to Hamilton Deed, we are an international health, safety and environmental consultancy group. We’re building on our strength as a provider of safety solutions to meet the changing needs of our customers, from the Olympics and event safety, to training and CDM advice.

Our Services


Our high quality training courses can be tailored to your needs, and are proven to reduce skill fade and ensure more effective operation in the field. We can deliver them in-company, via e-learning or at a training centre as a taught course, both in the UK and Internationally.

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CDM 2015

Hamilton Deed provide CDM 2015 Principal Designer and Principal Designer adviser services. We also support CDM Client’s and assist with the discharge of the Client duties. We bring our design and construction safety; skills, knowledge and experience from across a range of sectors, directly to project teams.

Health & Safety Consultancy

Making health and safety a “vital thread” from concept to successful completion on projects valued from £30K to over £100M means that satisfying obligations becomes a seamless part of project development, this approach enables our clients to deliver safely and on time.

  • Construction Design Management (CDM)
  • Audit/Inspection
  • H&S Management Systems
  • On-Site Support

Quality Management & Organisational Resilience

We can provide you with the expertise to develop and maintain a bespoke, organisational resilience structure, enabling you to adapt and improve your crisis mitigation, avoid unforeseen disruptions and maintain your organisation’s reputation.

Insurance Surveys

We work with you and the underwriter, undertake a full gap analysis to audit risk within the business, produce an action plan to lower risks, and reduce costs and deliver a health and safety management system that will ensure the safe and smooth operation of the business.

  • Compliance Audit Measure (CAM) Tool
  • Gap Analysis
  • Accident Investigation
  • Maintain Legal Compliance & Cost Reduction

Occupational Health Procedure

Our approved Occupational Health practitioners The Physiotherapy Network’s - One Call Solution - provides early intervention in musculoskeletal and psychological conditions, reduces absence, enables safe, early return to work, improves performance, productivity and profitability. 20 years of data proves our approach is up to 30% more effective in terms of cost and return to work.

  • One point of contact for referrals, appointment and administration
  • Pre-employment medical screening
  • Ongoing medical assessment
  • Cost effective clinical treatment and rehabilitation
  • Over 3000 clinical locations
  • Face Fit Testing
  • Display Screen Equipment Training

The Physiotherapy Network (TPN) is the UK’s first national network of both physiotherapists and counsellors providing quality assured treatment to the employees of clients such as PriceWaterhouse Coopers, London Ambulance Service, Oxford University Press, Airbus Defence Systems.

Environmental Consultancy

Working with our award winning engineering and design partners globally, gives us the expertise to deliver exceptional, sustainable solutions to technical, time critical, infrastructure projects, by addressing the environmental impact, risk and liability at design stage we ensure time and cost benefits are delivered throughout the project life cycle.

We provide the following services internationally:

  • Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Auditing)
  • Monitoring and follow ups
  • Training
  • Energy Optimization Studies
  • Pollution Prevention (Cleaner Production)
  • Life Cycle Assessment

HR Consultancy Support

Our HR and Employment Law support services are cost effective, comprehensive and are designed to ensure that you can manage employee issues effectively, commercially, with minimal business disruption and in compliance with employment law, delivered by our team comprise of HR/Employment Law professionals whose experience covers all key market sectors.

  • Retainer based HR support solutions
  • Tribunal representation including Legal Expenses Insurance and/or fixed fee arrangements
  • CPD Accredited Management Development training
  • On-site HR consultancy support
  • Recruitment & Selection

Fire Safety Consultancy

Using the UK’s leading online risk management software, we provide comprehensive, ‘smart’ on-line risk assessments that remain live, instantly identify outstanding or overdue actions and generate alerts for the responsible person. Our IFE-qualified assessors and this combination of innovation, expertise and technology provides compliance and priceless peace of mind at very competitive rates.

  • Fire risk assessments
  • Fire evacuation planning
  • Fire engineering

Event Safety

Hamilton Deed understands the risks that event organisers face, our vast experience with events from the Olympic Games to local village fetes, we’ll help you create a brand enhancing, harm free environment and minimise risk of reputational damage or litigation.

  • Safety Management Plans
  • Safety Officer Permissions
  • Desk Top Planning
  • Crowd Dynamics

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About Us

Welcome to Hamilton Deed, we are an international health, safety and environmental consultancy group. We’re building on our strength as a provider of safety solutions to meet the changing needs of our customers, from the Olympics and event safety, to training and CDM co-ordination.

We offer a uniquely practical approach, we do not police or just box tick, but we do know that you need to get the job done, so we work hand in hand with you to understand your organisation’s specific needs and then deliver bespoke solutions based on tried and tested templates, to ensure you achieve your goals and meet your deadlines on time and safely.

Clients tell us that it’s our balanced and proportionate approach which has built our reputation as a company that can be trusted and the fact that we listen and work with them in solving their problems, and are committed to adapting the way we do business in order to help them achieve their goals safely means that they are happy to recommend us.

Our Vision

To be the home of health and safety expertise.

Our Values

Technology, training and attention to detail drives evolution and passion delivers the difference.

Our Mission

We commit to work with you and adapt our approach to provide practical, timely solutions enabling you to meet your goals safely.

Meet The Team

Tony Murphy

Managing Director
Specialises in:
  • Business Management
  • Process Re-engineering
  • IT Solutions


Tony has a strong track record in applying strategic and operational solutions as well as extensive experience in successful project management across a wide range of businesses.
Tony is responsible for managing the day to day running of the company with the additional focus on key client liaison and developing relationships with complementary business partners.
When not tied down by paperwork and management issues, Tony can be found berating the English cricket team along with Surrey and Lancashire County Cricket Clubs, with whom he has long standing relationships having played for them ‘back in the day’.

Alex Minett

Special Projects Director
Specialises in:
  • Key Client Management
  • Directing major International and nationwide projects
  • New business development


With 20 years’ experience specialising in large scale construction safety, Alex’s recent clients have included the London 2012 Safety Team, Facebook Data Centre in Sweden and ground based Solar Projects in Jordan. A fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and a graduate member of IOSH, Alex can often be found competing in ‘Tough Mudder’ Competitions for a bit of light relief away from the day job (but in the safest possible way of course…)

Ana Fabrega

Senior Projects Consultant
Specialises in:
  • QHSE Management
  • Sustainability
  • Compliance


Ana is our Senior QHSE Consultant with over 15 years’ experience developing and implementing ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and now ISO 45001 across a wide variety of industries. She also has experience on compliance with regulations, representing organisations when liaising with regulators and providing performance reports and data for environmental reporting schemes such as CRC, CDP, FSC/ PEFC, WEEE and REACH. Ana has a passion for sustainability and experience on key sustainability rating systems, such as BREEAM. Bilingual in English and Spanish, outside of work Ana is an avid theatre goer which she somehow combines with looking after her two small children.

Andy Hill

Senior Health Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Retail
  • Insurance auditing
  • Events


Andy has been with Hamilton Deed since the beginning and works closely with the team in delivering various clients across the NW region. Andy was integral in creating and implementing the CAM Review which Hamilton Deed uses to such great effect with all of its clients. Andy has worked on key projects for Hamilton Deed including Media City and London 2012 Olympics.

Chris Davies

Health Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Fire Safety
  • Care Homes, Retail Parks, Shopping Centres
  • Residential buildings and Multi-occupied office blocks


A fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and a Chartered Member of IOSH for over 12 years, Chris conducts safety audits and fire risk assessments as well as DSEAR assessments on small to large scale buildings.

Chris James

Project Leader
Specialises in:
  • Business Continuity
  • ISO 23001
  • Crisis Management


Chris takes responsibility for supporting bespoke design, development and Organisational Resilience governance packages for our clients, including Quality Management, Environmental Management, Health and Safety and Business Continuity. He also oversees General Crisis Management Planning, training and exercises/drills as required.

David Burke

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Construction
  • Auditing
  • Roofing


David brings hands-on expertise to his role as a Health and Safety Consultant, swapping a 15 year career within his own highly respected and successful roofing company for the cut and thrust of Health and Safety. A passionate advocate of the need to ensure safe working conditions for all contractors, David’s ability to cut through the myths of H&S requirements and provide a solid, common sense approach to what is not only required by law but is also seen as Best Practice, has seen him win a large army of loyal clients who appreciate knowing their business is fully compliant with the minimum of fuss.

Emma Sykes

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Construction
  • Refurbishments
  • Central London


With over 20 years’ experience in the Construction industry, Emma’s portfolio of clients stretches from hotel refurbishments to the more lofty levels of landmark high rises in the centre of London. A Graduate Member of IOSH and Practitioner member of IEMA, Emma luckily has a head for heights!

Gavin Brown

Operations Director
Specialises in:
  • Welfare, not warfare
  • Health, Safety and Security for large corporations
  • Renewable Energy


Gavin is a former Royal Marines Commando who trained for amphibious, mountain, arctic, desert and jungle warfare, and saw service in the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, West Africa, the Middle East and Afghanistan, earning various campaign medals. In recognition of his exceptional abilities and contribution on operations, he was selected for promotion and advanced leadership training, which has stood him in excellent stead for becoming Hamilton Deed’s Operations Director and Regional Manager for the South West. When not becoming heavily acquainted with the road network around the South West, Gavin is a passionate supporter of Exeter Rugby Club and all matters military.

Jim Cotterell

Sales and Marketing
Specialises in:
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Contracting
  • SMEs

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Jim is Sales and Marketing Manager for Hamilton Deed. Hailing from New Zealand, he was business development manager for the lower north island for the world’s largest coatings manufacturer. Quite why he chose to swap the beauty and drama of Lord of the Rings country for the UK is anyone’s guess!

Jim Frame

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Emergency Response and Planning
  • Training (Medical and Disaster Management)
  • Workforce Well-being Initiatives


Jim joined Hamilton Deed from the Oil and Gas industry where he worked on projects world-wide providing Health and Safety, Training and Medical support. Seeing first-hand the stress which can come from working within high-pressure industries, Jim is also a huge advocate of workforce wellbeing projects and has extensive credentials and experience in creating bespoke packages for a wide variety of clients.

Julie Minett

Administrator for Critical Non-Essentials
Specialises in:
  • Internal distribution
  • New client information
  • Staff training days


Julie administers the essentials internally and in welcoming new clients to Hamilton Deed. As if managing Alex and three young children were not enough Julie ensures all new clients receive key information when coming on board with Hamilton Deed.

Kate Shortman

H&S Administration
Specialises in:
  • Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s
  • Client management
  • Corporate branding


Kate worked in the construction industry as a PA to an Executive Director in a national construction company for 12 years before leaving to have a family. Missing the cut and thrust of the construction industry, she joined Hamilton Deed in 2015 bringing some welcome order and words of wisdom garnered from dealing with 2 over active toddlers!

Laurence Begley

Sales Director
Specialises in:
  • Care Sector
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing


As a qualified accountant with an eye for detail and the genuine wish to see compliance done properly and with the minimum of fuss, Laurence led the Sales and Marketing function for two established consultancies before seeing the error of his ways and joining Hamilton Deed to add his professional expertise to our burgeoning sales team. Committed to delivering customer excellence having helped his previous employer secure the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) Service Excellence Award in Health & Safety in 2015, Laurence has delivered cost effective, pragmatic solutions across many sectors including Care, Education, Retail, Manufacturing and Financial Services.

Liz Murphy

Training Administrator
Specialises in:
  • Being super-organised and super-efficient
  • CITB and First Aid training solutions
  • First point of contact


With extensive experience in support roles ranging from training and accounts to sales and HR, Liz joined Hamilton Deed in October 2017 to bring our internal procedures and processes up to scratch, as well as ensuring we deliver a hassle-free and professionally run training service to all our clients.

Mark Cailes

Training Instructor
Specialises in:
  • Delivering hard-hitting and uniquely effective training programmes
  • Close protection schemes
  • Conflict resolution and mental health programmes


Mark is a training instructor for Hamilton Deed and is responsible for the development and delivery of specialist training programmes to our clients. First aid at all levels, conflict resolution, fire safety and health and safety sector training all come under Mark’s extensive portfolio of expertise. When not explaining the finer points of staying calm and in control, Mark can be found expounding on the virtues of living in Wales.

Michael Grapes

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Oil and Gas Industries
  • Commissioning and Decommissioning
  • Occupational Health


Mike is one of our top HSE Advisers at Hamilton Deed and also conducts SSiP assessments for us. With a background in the construction for the energy sector, working on Global Tech 1 - Germanys largest wind farm - and Shell Shearwater high pressure high temperature gas platform located in the North Sea, Mike brings an unrivalled knowledge of the industry coupled with hands-on experience. With a particular interest in occupational health within the construction industry, he offers our clients an expertise which is second to none.

Mike Price

Project Leader
Specialises in:
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Information Security
  • ISO 27001, ISO 22301


With over 11 years’ experience across multiple sectors, including public (local and national) and private (including transport, leisure and telecommunications), Mike has been responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring management systems to ISO22301 and ISO27001 standards, including writing policy, completing risk assessments and developing strategy.

Mohammad Abdullah

Health & Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • • Middle East
  • • Renewable Energy
  • • Oil & Gas


Mohammad is Hamilton Deed’s Health and Safety primary consultant in the Middle East. Passionate about raising standards of health and safety in the region, he has worked across many sectors including the oil & gas industry, construction, civil engineering and, more recently, in the renewable energy sector.

Nick Raine

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Security
  • Maritime
  • Nuclear


As a Royal Marines Commando for 24 years Nick saw active service in the UK, Europe, West Africa, the Middle East and Afghanistan, Nick’s unique set of skills has seen him working as a health, safety and security advisor at a Nuclear Naval Base, protecting the wellbeing of employers, visitors and customers. Having gained his professional qualifications, Nick brings a no-nonsense approach to each and every opportunity.

Noel McKenzie

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Security
  • Auditing
  • Ireland


Noel covers Northern and Southern Ireland for Hamilton Deed as well as completing SSiP audits. He started in the Royal Navy and has served as a maritime consultant and close protection officer prior to moving across to health and safety. Noel’s varied work has seen him operate around the world on different duties including a stint as a trainer in Abu Dhabi and health and safety consultant in Beirut.

Pinar Sonkurt

Health & Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Turkey
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Projects


Pinar is Hamilton Deed’s Health and Safety consultant for Turkey. A graduate from Anadolu University, Pinar is an Environmental Engineer and Occupational Health and Safety specialist.

Phillip Hinton

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Construction
  • Maritime Operations
  • IT Systems


Phillip is a former merchant navy officer, who worked primarily on oil tankers, prior to transitioning to a land-based position. He has spent over 4 years working in the construction sector while progressing in a career in Health & Safety. Phillip also brings some much-valued IT expertise and oversees our internal processes.

Roberto Garcia

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Construction
  • CDM Regulations 2015
  • London/SE Region


As the second of our bilingual Health and Safety Consultants, Roberto has over 10 years’ experience in the Construction Industry having worked with major clients in Spain & England with a particular focus in Health & Safety and Construction Design Management services.

Roy Farrall

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Construction
  • Principal Designer Role
  • NW Region


Following a successful career in the Armed Forces, Roy has worked on multi-million-pound construction projects, including the MerseyLink Gateway. Recognised within the industry for creating achievable safety guidelines for project processes while adhering to company and applicable HSE regulations, Roy has quickly established a reputation for his professional and amicable approach to working within complex multi-cultural environments. He has coupled this with a strong capacity for influencing and facilitating informed safety decision making and dispels the myths and misconceptions which surround the whole issue of Health and Safety.

Sarah Murphy

Audit Administration
Specialises in:
  • Client liaison
  • Hamilton Deed procedures and processes
  • PR and Social Media


Responsible for the day to day client administration, Sarah comes from a background as a Director with an International PR Company with specific responsibility for the company’s Trade and Technical accounts.

A Classics graduate from Durham University.

Sean Brill

Senior Health & Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Construction
  • Mentoring
  • S Wales Region


A Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Safety and Health (CFIOSH), Sean’s intensive knowledge spans a number of sectors including Civil Engineering and Construction. A passionate believer in raising standards through qualifications, he has vast experience in teaching the Construction Skills suite of Health and Safety and has also been involved in a mentoring role within IOSH to bring colleagues up to Chartered standard. Sean delivers Hamilton Deed’s internal training and awards programmes.

Scott Fairey

Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Compliance
  • Maritime
  • Security


Following his time as a Royal Marines Commando, Scott’s career has been in the construction and security sectors. One of the HSE Advisers for Hamilton Deed, Scott has been working on major projects worldwide and has over 9 years’ experience specialising in compliance, security and health and safety.

Simon Hardy

Audit Manager / Health and Safety Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • NE Region


Simon spent 25 years in the Royal Engineers, during which he planned, managed and delivered various military construction projects both within the UK and overseas. Awarded various campaign medals and commendations for distinguished service in the Iraq and Afghanistan theatre of operations, transferring to civvy-street took Simon into the role of Health and Safety Advisor & Production and Quality Assurance Manager of a busy manufacturing company based in South Tyneside. Keen to bring his unique portfolio of skills to a rapidly expanding company with a similar commitment to the provision of a quality service, Simon joined Hamilton Deed to manage the auditing side of the business in addition to holding direct responsibility for our client base in the North East.

Steve Brenson

Senior Projects Consultant
Specialises in:
  • Transport
  • Civil Engineering
  • Rail


After ten years in construction, Steve moved into the transport industry. With a working knowledge of OLE and signal base construction involving driven, augured and sheet piling, as well as platform extension projects involving piling and earthworks, UTXs and track renewals, Steve has been involved in much of the Thameslink project, including Bedford (civils), St. Albans (civils), Farringdon (P-way), Blackfriars (P-way), Three Bridges (civils) and Selhurst Depot Field Sidings (civils and P-way).

Tim James

Specialises in:
  • First Aid
  • Water Safety
  • Social Media


Tim is a specialist first aid trainer for Hamilton Deed, but brings his previous experience in the media industry to assist in Hamilton Deed’s social media delivery. He also has something of a nautical background and has been senior helmsman and launch authority at Teddington RNLI Lifeboat station since 2002. Tim first worked with Hamilton Deed just prior to the 2012 Olympics when he was called in to train the marine rescue teams at the Olympic Park.

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