Category: Faces of EHS

Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) initiatives are only as strong as the people behind them. Meet some of the professionals who work hard every day to keep their organizations safe, healthy, productive, and compliant.

Faces of EHS: Jeremy Presnal on Strategy and Community

Jeremy Presnal has been working as an environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professional for 20 years, with experience in power generation, petrochemical, construction, and manufacturing companies. He started his career in the utility industry and has served the last 10 years in business unit and/or corporate EHS leadership roles.  Jeremy is the Vice President of EHS […]

Faces of EHS: Angelica Grindle on Well-Being and Critical Behaviors

Angelica Grindle, PhD, is a behavior analyst with 25 years of experience. She specializes in creating safety excellence through the application of behavioral science at all organizational levels. As vice president at DEKRA’s consulting practice, she guides organizations initiatives on their unique needs and generates the support needed from key stakeholders to create long-lasting change. DEKRA’s […]

Faces of EHS: Bob Cummins on Task Execution and Behavior-Based Safety

Bob Cummins has worked in construction for most of his life. He left school at 16 and got a job as a “chain-lad” for 18 months on a large road job before going to university in 1989 to study civil engineering. In 1997, he became involved in health and safety, taking on safety manager roles […]

Faces of EHS: Abigail Bassett on Safety Excellence

Abigail Bassett is the Corporate Manager of Safety Excellence and Human Performance Reliability at CF Industries and the leader of their safety excellence efforts. As part of her position, she hosts an internal podcast called “One Conversation at a Time,” where she interviews general managers, operators, environmental teams, and directors who have all shared their […]

Faces of EHS: Morgan Hager on ESG and Making a Difference

Morgan Hager is an expert in creating, implementing, optimizing, and managing impactful environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies for the downstream, midstream, and upstream segments of the oil and gas industry’s value chain. With more than 15 years of experience in international exploration, development, and refining of hydrocarbons around the world, Morgan has deep experience […]

Faces of EHS: Kevin Kirk on the Importance of Inclusion and Communication

Kevin Kirk began his career in construction management. After realizing how critical safety is in construction, he began working in EHS after completing all the necessary certifications. He believes that the biggest safety challenge safety professionals face is changing the mindset that safety is not a burden or something extra to be done, but that […]

Faces of EHS: Ashley Gill on Evolving Safety Leadership

Ashley Gill (she/her) started her career in the scrap metal industry after graduation from the University of Minnesota-Morris with a B.A. in International Management. Witnessing a work-related injury was the catalyst to propel her into a career in safety. Now a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with over 15 years of experience, she strives to continue […]

Faces of EHS: Shawn Galloway on Valuing and Prioritizing Safety

Shawn M. Galloway is CEO of the global consultancy, ProAct Safety. Shawn’s consulting clients include most of the best safety-performing organizations within every major industry. He is a trusted advisor, professional speaker, and author of several bestselling books on safety strategy, culture, leadership, and employee engagement. ProAct Safety was established in 1993 to help individuals […]

Faces of EHS: Amandeep Beesla on Mental Health and the Impact of COVID-19

Amandeep Beesla has over 20 years of onsite field experience in heavy industrial construction, civil road building, winter drilling, open-pit mining, live process plants, SAGD sites, and transportation and trucking. She has worked in the oil and gas field industry in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Washington State on international projects as part of a […]

Faces of EHS: Adam Cox on Communication and the Future of Technology

Adam Cox (he/him) is an EHS professional in the Chicago area. He enjoys being an active member of AIHA and ASSP at the local and national levels. Adam currently serves the AIHA Total Worker Health® task force as a liaison to the NIOSH ERC at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) and he recently became […]