We employ a number of specialists who lead directly for RB Safety on specific activities either in the Defence sector or wider industry
Managing Director and Lead for P3M Activities
David joined RB Safety after a highly successful 27 years in the Royal Navy where he gained a significant level of operational experience as well as working in the policy, programmes and plans divisions of the MOD and the Royal Navy. This included development of the long term strategy for the sustainment of the UK sovereign capability to deliver nuclear powered submarines that was the forerunner of the propulsion solution now being delivered for the Successor SSBN, HMS Dreadnought and class.
Mike has recently joined RB Safety after a very successful career in the Royal Navy that culminated in his role as Director Submarines in the DE&S, responsible for the design, production and support of the Royal Navy’s future nuclear powered submarines, reflecting the transition from Design to Manufacture of the Dreadnought Class SSBN. Mike has a track record of managing MOD Design Authorities, has been responsible for safety and output at the waterfront and is now, in his role as RB Safety’s Engineering Director, leading our expansion in the civil nuclear sector.
Rob has over 35 years leadership and management experience working in civil and defence nuclear power plant design, construction, commissioning, repair and operation. He is a Project, Safety and Change Management practitioner with considerable experience in the Ministry of Defence and the UK nuclear industry. Having operated at Board level in a variety of roles he sits on a number of safety committees as an independent advisor and provides support to a number of clients as the Safety Director for RB Safety. As such he works closely with Mike Wareham for the delivery of our Safety and Engineering function.
Anne Baxter MBE
Lead for Integrated Logistics Support
Anne is an expert in Defence logistic support and has a proven track record across the Land, Air and Maritime domain for working with stakeholders to improve ILS performance and achieve better final outputs. This has included taking her considerable Astute Class submarine experience and delivering effective transfer of equipments for the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier programme from the build environment to MOD Equipment Design Authorities for through life in-service support. She is well versed in equipment qualification and obsolescence management.
Alastair Graham OBE MVO
Lead for Risk, Security and Resilience
Alastair has a unique level of experience in high security activities, predominantly for the MOD. He is our lead for cyber security, business resilience and risk having worked on a number of highly sensitive, communications and weapons programmes with a view to maintenance of leading edge Defence capabilities for the 21st Century. He has a proven track record responsible for senior stakeholder engagement with cross Government agencies and has been responsible for key elements of UK strategic programmes including capability management and assurance for assets and infrastructure valued >£500M.
Chris Steel CBE
Lead for Defence Mission Systems
Chris is our systems integration lead having previously served in the Royal Navy as a Weapons Engineer for over 30 years. He is able to bring a detailed understanding of the strategic working of Defence and applies his considerable engineering experience to a wide range of projects and programmes that have included the testing and validation and introduction to service of new products and equipments. Chris’ unique background also sees him well versed in change management and personnel capability development and sustainment.