Profiles

Across the organisation, we have over 160 years of risk management experience both domestic and international. Coupled with this strength, we also bring together a staff with a diversity of professional backgrounds, affiliations and experience outside of risk management.
All of our staff has extensive knowledge of the main industry proprietary risk analysis and management software packages i.e. Primavera Risk Analysis, Predict!, ARM, @Risk, ModelRisk and Crystal Ball.

Bill Zuurbier BSC(Hons) MRICS

Bill has over 20 years consultancy and contracting experience. He is an
expert in complex quantitative risk modelling of both cost and schedule
and in the communication and development of risk management processes
in projects and programmes from £50k to £10bn.

He is an experienced facilitator and has contributed to the successful
development and implementation of risk management and the associated
communications processes and protocols within projects and programmes
at all levels.

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Bob Hide BEng(Hons) CGEol CSci FGS

Bob has over 20 years consultancy and contracting experience both in the
UK and overseas. He is an expert in complex quantitative risk modelling of
both cost and schedule and in the communication and development of risk
management processes in projects and programmes from £50k to £10bn.
He is an experienced facilitator and has contributed to the successful
development and implementation of risk management, value management
and the associated communications processes and protocols within
projects and programmes at all levels.

He has guest lectured in risk at Birmingham City University and been a non-executive director of Friendship Care and Housing (Birmingham) and Libra (Treasury) PLC.

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Sam Ledwich BEng (Hons) MoR Practitioner Graduate Diploma Quantity Surveying

Sam has over 20 years’ risk, commercial and operational experience in the construction and construction materials industries. With his background in engineering, and further education in management, he has excelled at risk, commercial, project and operational roles within blue chip international construction companies in the UK and Australia.
He has solid analytical and reporting skills and has also planned, implemented and risk and programme controls based solutions in major programmes. He is a strong communicator, ranging from site based workshops to board level papers and presentations.


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Graham Ramsden BSc (Hons) MAPM

Graham has over 25 year’s risk management experience within the rail and telecommunications sectors.
He is an experienced facilitator and has provided training in risk management and associated tools, as well as mentoring to many of the 40 strong Risk and Value team at Network Rail. His experience in specifying, designing, configuring and rolling out risk management systems began in the telecoms sector and has continued in the rail industry.
In the telecommunications industry, Graham worked for British Telecom (BT) and was their lead risk management consultant supporting the largest commercial bids in BT to provide services to major customers including Ministry of Defence (MOD), Home Office and major banks.

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Andrew Cullis BA (Hons) MAPM

Andrew has over 9 years’ experience in the field of risk analysis and management; he is an expert in complex quantitative risk modelling of both cost and schedule.
Andrew is an experienced facilitator and has contributed to the successful development of risk management and communication of the associated processes, procedures and methodologies within projects and programmes at all levels.
Andrew has many years of experience in working in multi-disciplined working environments; and within the Transportation, Energy, Oil and Gas, and Defense sectors. He has extensive knowledge and experience of working within large multi-national organisations and their integrated PMO’s.


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Jacqueline Hughes BA (Hons) MIRM

Jacqueline has over 8 years’ risk management experience working in the Rail Environment. Recently she has been working on a wide portfolio of schemes including; Rail, Roads and Nuclear Power. Previous to Equib, Jacqueline worked directly for Network Rail carrying out quantitative risk modelling of both cost and schedule and in the communication and development of risk management processes in projects and programmes from £50k to £350m.
She has become an experienced facilitator and has contributed to the successful development and implementation of risk management and the associated communications processes and protocols within both projects and programmes.


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Michael McCann MIRM

Michael is a professionally qualified risk manager and administrative manager, with significant experience in risk management, insurance management, business continuity and general administrative management in a variety of central and local government organisations. He has experience in, the implementation, embedment and ongoing management of both risk management and insurance functions, and in establishing and improving underlying business processes and systems.
With over 25 years’ experience, Michael understands the importance of clear and concise communications and is capable of producing high quality written reports. He is a capable, confident and competent presenter at all levels.

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