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Scott Bradley, Northland

Scott Bradley - Northland Health and Safety Consultant

Scott Bradley joined Securo in July 2014. He has had 15 years of experience with Shell’s Chemicals as well as Oil & Gas businesses in a variety of Health & Safety management roles.

His main responsibilities have included establishing and maintaining Health & Safety management systems, the provision of health and safety training, and auditing against Shells’ internal and external requirements around the globe.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Chemistry) and a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health. 

Scott is responsible for Securo clients in the Northland region, and is based in Kaiwaka, Northland.

Contact Scott Bradley:   022 350 2527

Kenneth Hannon, Auckland

Kenneth Hannon, Auckland health & Safety ConsultantKenneth Hannon - COSH, PGDipQA, CME

Kenneth joined Securo in 2005.  He is Securo’s business management systems specialist, with a strong manufacturing background and a proven track record in the areas of Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety Management Systems.

An excellent communicator with relationship building skills and a “hands on – keeping it simple” approach, who can make intelligent business focused improvement recommendations and provide support during periods of change.

  • Safety advisor & system support consultant to over 200 business in Auckland and the far north
  • Approved Independent ACC Auditor for the Auckland and Northland Areas (WSMP & WSD)
  • Delivery of staff training in a variety of health and safety topics
  • Physical site audits against mandatory requirements.
  • Assisted in the achievement of WSMP discounts with over 50 businesses at various levels of programme conformance.
  • 19 years proven experience in the arena of health and safety
  • Lead Auditor / Assessor in quality, safety and environmental systems.
  • Serious harm support officer
  • Pre-ACC documentation audit specialist

Contact Kenneth Hannon:   021 434 436

Roscoe Tait MNZM, Auckland

Roscoe Tait MNZM, Auckland health & Safety ConsultantRoscoe Tait MNZM joined Securo in 2009 having retired from Nuplex Industries after 25 years service, where he was the New Zealand Safety, Health and Environment Manager for the Nuplex NZ Group.

He is qualified with a BSc (Chemistry), BE (Chemical) and Member of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry [NZIC], Member New Zealand Safety Council [NZSC], Member of New Zealand Institute of Hazardous Substance Management [NZIHSM]. Roscoe has considerable knowledge and experience in Health & Safety and Environmental matters including:

  • Return to work Programmes
  • ACC ESMP Programmes
  • Running H&S Programmes
  • Fire Protection Systems and Evacuations
  • Resource Management Issues
  • HSNO
  • Environmental Practices etc.

Contact Roscoe Tait: 021 926 052 


Mike Batty, Auckland

Mike Batty: Auckland Health and Safety CconsultantMike was previously employed by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited in Auckland, New Zealand prior to taking early retirement after 23 years’ service with the company.

His role as Group Operations Manager reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, covered a wide range of products and services for the Fisher & Paykel Group, and across a large worldwide customer and supplier base. This involved Health & Safety requirements leading to achievement of the ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices at the Tertiary level and compliance to a large variety of international and regulatory standards.  This international relationship led to considerable involvement and experience in gaining various ISO standard certifications from overseas certification bodies, dealing with various governmental regulatory agencies and test houses.

As a qualified lead auditor and founding member of the Joint Accreditation Standard – Australia New Zealand Auditor Review Board (JAS-ANZ ARB), he has conducted and witnessed numerous audits of various types of organisations throughout Australasia, Europe and the US.

Mike is married with two children and enjoys fly-fishing, running and ballroom dancing.

Contact Mike Batty   021 903 840 or email 


John Riddell, Auckland

John Riddell, Auckland health & Safety ConsultantJohn Riddell has been in the health and safety industry for over 16 years, and has seen many positive changes in the sector during his career.

A passionate health and safety advocate his professional qualifications include Tech NZISM and NZQA Job Assessor standards 4098 & 11281. John is currently an Executive and Technical member of the Auckland branch of the NZ Institute of Safety Managers, plus Contractor Management certified with SiteSafe.

Away from work John is heavily involved in his local community and is current Chair of Keep New Zealand Beautiful, and is an elected member of the Waitakere Licensing Trust.

A keen motorsport enthusiast and participant, John enjoys using motorsport as an example of the real benefits of tangible health and safety practices

Contact John Riddell on 027 4779750 or email


Ken White, Auckland

Ken White started his health and safety career over thirty years ago working in the underground mineral mines of the Canadian Yukon. His qualifications and experience includes:

  • Safety leadership, change navigation, injury management,
  • Wellness strategies, training and personal development
  • A qualified nurse
  • Workplace trainer and assessor. 

He completed a post graduate diploma in Human Resources, and has a Masters in Management, majoring in Occupational Health and Safety.
Ken’s diverse career has allowed him to acquire varied skills and depth of knowledge, developing expertise within a broad range of fields and enterprise. He is a member of both the Institute of Safety Management and Occupational Health Nurses Association.
His focus is on improving safety, health and well-being within workplaces, assisting businesses with compliance to the Health and Safety at Work Act, as well as improving worker engagement through implementation of wellness programmes.  
Ken’s commitment is always on promoting learning and development, whether with one individual or entire organisations.

Contact Ken White on 0272 894538

Gavin Lysaght, Waikato

Gavin Lysaght, Waikato health & Safety Consultant

Born in South Canterbury Gavin initially worked as an Automotive Technician gaining Trade Certification qualification and after a brief stint with the Automobile Association, Gavin then joined the Police which where he worked for the next 25 years.  Most of this time was spent working as a detective where no two days were ever the same and having to constantly manage challenging situations where people were at risk of serious harm.

After the Police, Gavin was employed for 14 years with the Dairy Industry in various Health & Safety roles both in Manufacturing and Transport.   Gavin was employed by Fonterra, which was a member of the ACC Accredited Employer Programme.

During his time with Fonterra, Gavin gained experience in:

  • Hazard ID and implementation of control measures
  • Emergency response
  • Accident Investigation
  • Gavin also gained a Diploma in Health & safety Management with the NZ Institute of Management and National Safety Council of Australia in August 2000

Contact Gavin Lysaght:  027 229 3096

Kay Mead, Bay of Plenty

Kay Mead, Bay of Plenty Health and Safety Consultant

Kay Mead joined Securo in September 2014. Kay has a wealth of business experience, specialising in Environment, Health, Safety and Risk advisory, management and governance roles in a wide range of manufacturing, community and project management areas.

Her strength of experience in mentoring, change management, health and safety leadership and behaviourally based initiatives support her client’s workplace focused safe outcomes.

Kay’s strengths in continuous development and innovation to deliver clearly focused systems design and consultative development assist businesses to achieve their health and safety goals.

She has extensive experience in ACC, environment, fire risk, HSNO, safety culture reviews, standards and permit to work audits.

Kay‘s extensive hands on experience also includes injury prevention, injury rehabilitation, safe work practices, training, contractor management, reviews and investigations.

Contact Kay Mead    022 076 1191 or email 


Nigel Jones, Taranaki

Nigel Jones, Taranaki Health and safety consultantNigel Jones joined Securo in June 2012.

Nigel has a wide range of work experience both in New Zealand and overseas. He was involved in construction of the energy projects in the early 1980's, followed by over twenty years in the oil and gas industry.

Nigel has worked in the UK, Australia, PNG and Asia with diverse Health and Safety skills and knowledge in helicopters, marine and explosives. Nigel helped develop safety systems and train nationals in basic and advanced job skills, health, hygiene and safe work practices. 

More recently Nigel has developed occupational health services and first aid training. 

Nigel’s qualifications include:

  • NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety 
  • Pre Hospital Emergency Care (first aid)
  • HSNO
  • Hazard ID
  • NZDDA, Specimen collection & Drug Screening


  • Fire Fighting, Forklift & Defensive driving & BOSS (Basic Offshore Sea Survival) .

Nigel is responsible for Securo clients in the Taranaki region and is based in New Plymouth.

Contact Nigel Jones    021 759 110 

Steve Logan,  Wellington / Hawkes Bay / Nelson / Tasman

Steve Logan

With over 20 years senior Operations Management experience, Steve Logan has developed and delivered best practice safety programmes and processes which have achieved significant culture change and safety outcomes.

His qualifications include: Certified Membership (Graduate) of NZ Institute of Safety Management; Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety; Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering.

Steve’s practical credentials, which derive from many years at the coal face managing sites of up to 200 employees, are a unique blend of operational experience and health & safety specific skills.
Specialities include:

  • Safety culture
  • Manufacturing
  • Contractor management and prequalification
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Accident and incident investigation (root cause analysis)
  • Employee involvement
  • Behavioural safety
  • Safety training
  • Rehabilitation.
Contact Steve Logan on 0274 955674

Annette Newbery, Palmerston North

Annette Newbery has been a Securo Safety Consultant since 1998.  Annette is a NZ Registered Nurse, mid-wife and has Annette Newbery, Palmerston North health & Safety Consultantspecialised in Occupational Health.   As a qualified Trainer she also holds a Diploma in Public Health Administration plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety.

Annette is based in Palmerston North and manages Securo Clients from Palmerston North up through Taranaki as far as New Plymouth. Annette’s Clients include small Companies with less than five staff as well as large businesses. As a qualified trainer, Annette has run a number of Health & Safety training courses for her Clients.

Annette is also qualified in Hazardous Materials, Stress Management and in Internal Health & Safety Auditing. She is also a member of the New Zealand Safety Council and an inaugural member of the NZ Occupational Health Nurses Association.

Contact Annette Newbery   021 213 1754 

Jeff Taylor-Hayhurst, Christchurch

Jeff Taylor Hayhurst, Christchurch Health & Safety ConsultantJeff immigrated to New Zealand in 2005 after a long career in the UK Energy Industry where he was responsible for safety and emergency procedures at a number of power generation facilities.

Since arriving in New Zealand, Jeff has been actively involved in many aspects of Health & Safety including the areas of Working at Height, Confined Space Entry, Hazard ID and Permit to Work Systems.

Jeff also has extensive training experience in a range of Health & Safety topics many to NZQA standard.

Jeff’s formal qualifications include the NEBOSH General Certificate in Health & Safety, this is an Internationally recognised qualification.  Also Jeff holds a National Certificate in Health & Safety, an NZQA 4098 Assessors Certificate plus many more course qualifications from his time in the UK including an HNC in Manufacturing Engineering (Mechatronics).

Contact Jeff Taylor-Hayhurst    021 865 877

Janice Norman-Oke, Southland/Otago

Janice Norman-Oke, Southland Otago health & Safety ConsultantJanice Norman-Oke has been a Securo Safety Consultant since 2007 and is the Otago Southland area representative. Janice studied Law and Psychology at Otago University and after graduating in 2002 worked as a litigation lawyer for 5 years, with experience in Criminal, Employment and ACC cases.

Janice developed an interest in Health & Safety after becoming a mother to three small children and living on a lifestyle block.  She loves to help her Clients create their own health safety systems and create safe working environments for their employees.

Due to her background in law, Janice brings a unique perspective to the Securo team in her ability to explain complex matters in simple everyday terms.

Contact Janice Norman-Oke    021 139 0456 or email