Colum Stewart

Colum Stewart is a safety consultant with over 30 years of of experience in senior roles for multinational and regional organisations across Asia. He has developed and implemented numerous safety culture initiatives and is an expert in the practical implementation of global programs across a wide range of unique national cultures and environments. He is also an expert in investigating and following up on serious incidents and fatalities.

Colum spent his early career in quality, operations, and safety management roles. He first worked in the food industry in the UK. After a short period as a quality consultant in Asia, he specialised in the fire and security industry for several global companies. Over the last 10 years, he has worked in executive safety positions for two of the world’s largest elevator companies, Otis and TKE (formerly Thyssenkrupp Elevator). His work involved supporting operations in manufacturing, construction, installation, and field service. Most recently he looked after over 19,000 employees and 12,000 subcontractors in 23 countries around the world.

Colum is a graduate of Kings College London and a chartered member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) in the UK.