Stacey Collins CMIOSH is Head of Environment, Health and Safety for International Workplace and joins the business after 15 years at law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP where, as Health, Safety and Environment Manager he developed management systems for health and safety and environment successfully certified to OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 management standards. Stacey managed client side H&S on a £24m 18-month refit of Freshfields head office: on time, under budget, with zero accidents. Stacey’s approach to health, safety and environment is “can do”.
In a career spanning 22 years as a safety practitioner he previously worked at global asset manager Schroders plc and investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, where he was a founder member of the London Banks Health and Safety Forum. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health and is a Corporate Member of IOSH. His experience spans all aspects of health and safety management, including construction, fire safety, ergonomics, work at height, accident investigation, and OHSAS 18001 implementation and auditing.
Stacey is equally comfortable in the environmental and facilities management spheres. He has ISO 14001 experience and (when at Freshfields) was a founder member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance (LSA), a collaborative network of law firms committed to improving their sustainability. He has been an active member of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and has recently achieved the BIFM Level 5 Award in Facilities Management.
Heidi Thompson is Head of Learning and Development at International Workplace (IW). She is a Fellow of CIPD, with a Masters Degree in HR Management and a Diploma in Education and Training. Heidi has over 20 years’ experience working in both the private and public sector for a variety of different companies including manufacturing, oil and gas, investment banks, facilities management, charities, Government bodies, schools and healthcare.
Heidi manages training content and delivery across all areas of the business and heads up IW's Development team who are responsible for the design and delivery of eLearning courses, and the development of its Intwo online learning platform.
Championing learning and development Heidi works closely with clients to ensure IW's training meets their needs by ensuring the highest quality and standards for content, delivery and excellent teacher standards.
Heidi worked as a HR Consultant for a number of years and has excellent employment law knowledge, advising senior and junior managers on all areas of HR and legal issues. She is also an experienced teacher, and a tutor for IW's HR and employment law courses, including CIPD and ILM accredited courses.
Kate Gardner (DipSM MIIRSM MBIFM) is our Business Manager for health, safety and facilities management, with more than 15 years’ practical experience in both health and safety and facilities management in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector where she worked for DuPont and Elan Pharmaceuticals.
A member of IOSH and IIRSM, Kate is a member of the East Region Committee for the BIFM, a DSE assessor and a course tutor. She is also the Facilities Manager for our Executive Centre in London.
Suzanne is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Specialist Paralegal Practitioner in Employment Law with over 20 years’ experience in training and HR, working across both the private and public sector advising at strategic and operational level covering a broad range of HR issues.
Suzanne has devised and delivers training on a variety of HR issues to senior and junior managers in a variety of business environments. She is able to translate the complex subject of employment law into language that managers can relate to and can provide interesting real life examples. She is also a Course Tutor for our accredited CIPD certificate level courses.
Tarvinder Tumber is an HR Consultant. She is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and a Member of the British Psychological Society with over 18 years’ experience working in HR.
Tar has been advising clients in both the private and public sector for a number of years, including healthcare companies, schools, publishing houses, banks and manufacturing organisations. This has been at both strategic and operational level, covering a broad range of HR issues spanning the entire employment relationship.
Tar has worked both in internal HR as an HR Business Partner and also has several years’ experience as an outsourced consultant where she has adapted her communication to suit the needs of the individual audience. She has delivered training to customers and is also trained in the delivery of SHL psychometric tests.
Adam Walmsley is a health and safety consultant and trainer with IW and started with the company in February 2016, he has been in this sector since 2010. He is a recently qualified trainers and delivers IOSH Managing Safely and other bespoke courses.
Prior to starting with International Workplace he worked with various residential block management companies as a consultant, conducting fire and general risk assessments for residential blocks of flats and multitenant buildings; for some premises this included children’s play areas. Being a consultant also involved making sensible recommendations for the property managers to aid planning and management for their clients. He has surveyed over 500 separate buildings including the new and the old, purpose built and converted buildings, along with some other commercial and schools premises.
Ben is Key Account Manager for International Workplace. He has been at International Workplace since November 2011, Ben originally joined International Workplace looking after IOSH training portfolio and now assists our Corporate Clients with their training and support needs.