Ian Sutton

MR. IAN S. SUTTON is a chemical engineer with over 30 years of design and operating experience in the process industries. He specializes in risk management, technical safety and process safety management. He works on the design of large, integrated process facilities, including offshore platforms, and provides consulting services to senior management on the implementation, effectiveness and cost of process safety and risk management programs. He has worked in a wide variety of industries including refining, petrochemicals and minerals processing. For the last seven years he has worked primarily in the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on the safe design and operation of large, deepwater platforms. Mr. Sutton is widely published, and has given many presentations and seminars on process risk management. He has authored numerous books, of which the most recent are Process Risk and Reliability Management (Elsevier, 2010). and Offshore Safety Management, (Elsevier, 2011). He has an MA in Literature from the University of Houston (Clear Lake) and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham, UK.