The British Safety Council has announced the appointment of Richard Evens as its new commercial director. Richard is responsible for building the organisation’s membership base and increasing sales and delivery of its health, safety and environmental training, audits, awards and consultancy services.

Richard says: “The British Safety Council is dedicated to making sure nobody is injured or made ill at work, and I am delighted to be part of this.

“By expanding our membership and providing cutting-edge and relevant training, qualifications, audits and consultancy services, we hope to help more employers across the globe improve their health, safety and environmental management performance in a sensible and proportionate way.”

Alex Botha, the British Safety Council’s chief executive, adds: “Richard has a wealth of experience in increasing generating income to increase the influence and reach of organisations in the not-for-profit sector, and I am certain that he will help the British Safety Council to offer the products and services that businesses everywhere need to effectively manage their health, safety and environmental risks.”