Meet The Team

Meet our team of experts. SafeWorkforce is built on the advice and support it offers businesses. Central to this are our consultants, advisers and officers.

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Meet The Team

Health and Safety

Get to know our experts.

Gary Broadley, HS Consultant - [email protected]

Gary joined SafeWorkforce in 2007, having already worked as a Health and Safety Manager and Consultant for 19 years.

“My experience in the engineering sector, designing and implementing health and safety policies, systems and strategy has put me in a great position to support a wide range of high-risk industries”.

Gary spends a lot of time outside of work enjoying time with his family.

David Limb, HS Consultant - [email protected]

David has been with Alcumus since 2002. Having previously gained experience in implementing HS&E systems transferable across multiple industries.

“I’m a Health, Safety and Environmental practitioner specialising in driving compliance through proactive safety management and business operations support.”

David has been a keen badminton player representing at county level. Now he enjoys ballroom dancing and loves listening to Dean Martin.

Gary Graham, HS Consultant - [email protected]

Graham Carson, HS Consultant - [email protected]

Graham has 26 years’ experience as a Senior Health & Safety Consultant working for SafeWorkforce. His significant experience has been gained in multiple business disciplines.

“Being Yorkshire born & bred, my advice is always pragmatic and based on legal requirements and best practice”.

Graham enjoys DIY projects and working in his commercial-size polytunnel chasing “The Good Life”.

Janice Jones, HS Consultant - [email protected]

Janice has over 20 years’ experience both as an H&S Consultant and in-house H&S Manager.

“I enjoy assisting a wide range of clients in managing their day-to-day H&S challenges, helping them keep their employees safe”.

Janice loves spending time with her two rescue German Shepherd Dogs, teaching crafts in workshops, and upcycling items.

Julie Taylor, HS Consultant - [email protected]

Julie joined SafeWorkforce in 2022 bringing over 20 years experience from construction to working with the HSE as a spot check advisor with her.

“The diverse industries I have worked in means I am able to offer informed practical advise ensuring customers are meeting their compliance risks”.

Julie is an amateur geologist, she also has a dog and cat who take up most of her attention, plus she is an avid reader.

Robin McCloy, HS Consultant - [email protected]

Robin has been with SafeWorkforce since 2015, having spent 16 years working in the property and facilities management industry.

“I enjoy actively supporting his clients helping them to achieve ‘safety’ compliance”.

Robin enjoys spending time with his two young children, going for walks, and travelling.

Steve Scott, HS Consultant - [email protected]

Steve has been with SafeWorkforce since 2015 and has over 20 years’ experience as a Health and Safety consultant to businesses large and small across a wide range of sectors.

“I like to approach Health and Safety in a practical manner to help clients achieve compliance and best practice”.

Steve teaches boxing/fitness and self-defence and enjoys watching Rugby League, Cricket, Boxing, and Football.

Ailsa Mellor-Cretney, HS Officer - [email protected]

Ailsa joined SafeWorkforce in 2017 and has 20 years’ experience working in a range of industries including retail and the hospitality, services & facilities sectors.

“As a graduate member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, I’m able to offer practical advice on how to support employees with health issues related to their role”.

Ailsa enjoys spending time with her family, and caring for her animals and is also involved with charity work.

Damien Paget, HS Officer - [email protected]

Damian has been with SafeWorkforce since 2013 and in 2022 became a Senior Health and Safety Officer.

“Personal development is really important in helping me support customers, having gained GradIOSH membership and NEBOSH Certificates, I’m now starting my Diploma in Health and Safety management”.

Damian loves to play golf and football.

Jacqueline Thomas, HS Officer - [email protected]

Jacqueline joined Alcumus in 2013 and joined the SafeWorkforce team in 2022.

“I have gained NEBOSH Certificates, and I’m a technical member of IOSH, I’m able to use this knowledge to advise customers on the best course of action for their business”.

Jacqueline enjoys spending time with her family and talking long walks with her two dogs.

Linda Graham, HS Officer - [email protected]

Linda has been with Alcumus since 2017. Linda joined SafeWorkforce in 2022 as a Health and Safety Officer.

“I have varied H&S experience in many different sectors and so can support and provide guidance across all areas of Health and Safety”.

Linda enjoys reading and travelling to attend music festivals and concerts.

Meet The Team

Human Resources

Get to know our experts.

Melanie Darlington, HR Consultant - [email protected]

Melanie has over 20 years’ experience as an HR professional across a wide variety of sectors and joined SafeWorkforce in 2015.

“Working alongside clients and building great relationships and understanding of their needs is what I thrive on; this always leads to the best outcomes”.

Mel spends her free time with family and cockerpoo Billy. She loves to travel, live music, and read.

Anil Champaneri, HR Consultant - [email protected]

Anil has been with SafeWorkforce since 2000. He originally qualified as a commercial property solicitor before moving into employment law and then HR consultancy.

“My legal experience and knowledge of employee claims mean I can offer great insight into employment matters”.

Anil is a fitness fan enjoying Fortitude Fitness (outdoor army-based training) and strength sessions at the gym.

Marie-Clare Swallow, HR Consultant - [email protected]

Marie-Clare has been working in HR for over 30 years and has been with SafeWorkforce since 2012.

“I look to better understand your business objectives/challenges, ensuring effective people management and offering practical HR solutions”.

Marie-Clare goes to the gym, enjoys evenings with friends, and spends time at her property in Spain.

Sally Grundy, HR Consultant - [email protected]

Sally has over 30 years’ experience as an HR professional both in-house and as a consultant, joining us in 2011.

“I look to build a strong rapport with her clients actively supporting their HR management needs”.

In her free time, Sally plays for a local Crown Green Bowls team and enjoys walks with her dog and travelling.

Sophie Millington, HR Consultant - [email protected]

Sophie has a legal background and has been with SafeWorkforce since 2011 and worked in HR for 14 years, across both management and consultancy roles.

“I always look to make positive change within any business I am working with by understanding the challenges they face”.

Outside of work Sophie volunteers as a listener for Huddersfield Samaritans and enjoys running and reading.

Susan Barker, HR Consultant - [email protected]

Susan has been working in HR for over 30 years and has gained a wide variety of professional qualifications during this time.

“I love all aspects of HR, but my real passion is supporting businesses to manage mental health in the workplace”.

When not working Sue enjoys taking her dog for long walks with the family.

Tanya May, HR Consultant - [email protected]

Tanya has been working for Alcumus since 2021 bringing a 20-year wealth of experience with her.

“I have a strong employee relations background so this enables me to offer advice across the full spectrum of day-to-day issues facing business owners”.

Tanya loves spending time with friends and family and enjoys walks with her Romanian rescue puppy, Beverley.

Georgia Grundy, HR Advisor - [email protected]

Georgia has been with Alcumus since 2015 in a variety of HR roles. She is currently working towards her CIPD Level 5 Diploma.

“I enjoy helping clients with their HR queries and understanding the client’s businesses so I can provide advice that is tailored for them”.

Georgia enjoys spending time with her dog or attending concerts/festivals with her friends.

Katie Watkins, HR Advisor - [email protected]

Katie joined SafeWorkforce in 2022. She previously worked as a manager in a food retailer for 7 years giving her lots of practice experience in managing HR issues.

“I have a keen interest in helping managers improve employee engagement and ultimately improve workplace wellbeing”.

In her spare time, Katie enjoys watching music theatre shows, singing (badly!), and spending time with family and friends.

Thomas Dorey, HR Advisor - [email protected]

Tom has over 6 years of HR experience and joined SafeWorkforce in 2022. Tom has worked in a variety of HR generalist roles over this time.

“I work closely with businesses on a range of subject matters and employee relations issues”.

Tom likes to play board games with his friends and family and go away for short staycations.

Will Hunt, HR Advisor - [email protected]

Will joined us as an HR Advisor in 2022 having previously been an HR Officer in a manufacturing firm.

“Having worked in the manufacturing sector I understand first-hand the HR pressures this presents to business owners”.

In his spare time, Will loves running, reading, and playing basketball with his son.