Feb 05, 2023

Nnamdi Chiadikobi

  • HSE Manager
  • Calgary, Alberta, CA
Full time Safety Engineering

Personal Summary

 A result-oriented Health, Safety and Environment specialist with over 10 years’ cognate experience in Supervisory, Managerial and Leadership roles across the Construction, Energy, Manufacturing and Logistics industries. Proficient in developing, coordinating, and implementing best-in-class Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) initiatives that puts organizations at top quartile HSE performance. Successfully led high-performance teams in the development and implementation of Health Safety and Environmental Management System (HSE-MS), Safe systems of Work (SSoW), Sustainability initiatives and Environmental & Social Management/Monitoring Plans, leveraging on cutting-edge technologies that resulted in excellent business performance.

● Impact, Risk & Opportunity
● HSE Compliance Management
● Incident Investigation
● Auditing
● HSEMS implementation

Work Experience

HSE Manager
Feb 2022 - Present Diageo PLC

Responsible for driving a proactive approach to HSE practices across Customer Services & Logistics operations (with a
POB of over 1500, >40 forklifts and >800 heavy duty trucks), in addition to ensuring 100% compliance with regulations,
Diageo's Health & Safety policy and international best practices
● Provide focused safety leadership and direction for both site/functional leadership and shop floor (own & contractor personnel) on site to ensure that the business safely delivers a net sales value of >$500 mln, gross profit of >$150 mln
and sustain investors and shareholders confidence.
● Directly responsible for the management of the logistics annual HSE budget (circa $300,000), judiciously utilizing the
budget in driving 100% safety compliance across organization with significant value addition to the business growth and employee motivation.
● Support development and deployment of HSE programs aimed at driving Diageo's zero (0) harm agenda; hazard
identification, evaluation and control, accident/injury prevention, hazardous material/waste management, emergency
preparedness, business continuity programs, environmental regulatory compliance, etc.
● Champion investigation of incidents, conduct independent assurance/audit on safe operations and compliance to regulations, standards (severe and fatal incident prevention-SFIP), procedures and guidelines.
● Ensure objectives (KPI's) outlined in the site HSE statements are achieved and updated on Enablon. Conduct primary
validation of HSE KPI data inputted into Enablon for submission to the global team for analysis that supports informed
risk elimination decisions.
● Champion sustainability efforts aimed at supporting Diageo in achieving its ESG/Society 2030 commitments via the spirit of progress plan -50% water reduction, 50% reduction in scope 1&2 emissions, Inclusion, and diversity, promote
responsible drinking and grain to glass activities.

3PL Transport Safety Specialist Africa
Apr 2022 - Present Diageo PLC

Oversee 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) Transport Safety Audit for all major transporters across Nigeria (>30 haulers, >800
hundred trucks, >800 drivers)
● Provide strategic support to the Global Transport Safety team in auditing transporters across the globe, focusing on the
3PL programme 5 pillars (vehicle maintenance, drivers' management, HSEMS, Organizational structure, trip and journey management).

HSE Advisor
May 2016 - Feb 2022 Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)

Monitored SPDC's compliance with relevant health and safety laws, standards, regulations, and provided expert advice
to employees, employers, and contractors on safe operational systems in the work environment whilst maintaining a
positive safety culture.
● Developed and championed implementation of production facility's HSE-MS and HSE Plan, with a 100% achievement
on target. Identified gaps for integration into the HSSE-MS reviews to produce a robust HSE-MS and HSE Plan that
continues to sustain zero loss time injury (LTI).
● Designed and monitored the implementation of safe system of work for Gbaran-Ubie 28km pipeline project (>$200
million, >120 personnel) achieving >3.2 million man-hours LTI free. Deepened the conversations on goal zero,
conducted toolbox meetings; HSE inspection; risk assessment; identified and addressed unsafe acts/unsafe conditions
(UA/UC) and monitored compliance with permit to work (PTW).
● Drive the implementation of environmental sustainability initiatives such as the beat plastic pollution (BPP) and paper
reduction strategy to drive 70% reduction in single use plastic and paper across SPDC.
● Led over 50 incident Investigations and liaised with incident persons, witnesses, and key personnel to identify root cause
and recommend corrective actions with intent to prevent repeat incidents.
● Conducted emergency response drills (fire, medical, security, spill) to test effectiveness of emergency response plans and identified gaps for improvement with intent of preventing escalation in the event of an incident.
● Championed the execution of corporate HSE Plans and programs (goal zero, no harm, no leak and PPE compliance campaign) aimed at sustaining SPDC's outstanding HSE performance.

Project HSE Coordinator
Dec 2013 - May 2016 Conad Industrial Services Limited

Managed health, safety and environment concerns of Conad Industrial Services and promoted health and safety
awareness in the workplace by organizing safety talks, toolbox meetings and safety awareness/campaign with goal of achieving and sustaining zero LTA
● Provided knowledge sharing and awareness training on >50 safety, health, and administrative topics for personnel and contractors
● Supervised the execution of turn around maintenance (TAM) for area A heat exchangers and tanks (300k Ltrs), achieved
1.6mln manhours no LTI with >40 POB, and a project cost of >$700,000.
● Piloted the implementation of the organization's environmental management system and coordinated waste management
in line with waste management plan.
● Investigated and reported all complaints of hazardous working conditions to senior leadership and provided support on
the enforcement of recommendations towards improvement of safety in the work environment.


M.Sc. - Environmental Management
Sep 2012 - Nov 2013 Coventry University
B.Sc. - Urban and Regional Planning
Nov 2005 - Nov 2010 University of Nigeria