UK CEO, Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL),
Mr. Morland has worked in the arena of industrial safety for 38 years, and is recognized as a world expert in the ﬁeld of structural integrity and fracture mechanics.
His career subsequently broadened into senior roles in project management, commercial and operations management of scientiﬁc and technical services, and into diﬀerent industrial sectors, including power generation, oil & gas and defense. In 1997, Mr. Morland became the Deputy CEO (and later CEO) of AEA Rail, a private company which incorporated the former British and Dutch National Rail Research Centers. Mr. Morland joined the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) as Chief Executive in October 2005. HSL is an agency of Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK and provides HSE with investigative support on signiﬁcant industrial accidents, investigating around 200 such incidents every year.
He is a member of the Senior Management Team of HSE, reporting directly to its CEO. Over the last eight years he has transformed HSL from a predominantly in-house supplier to HSE, into an internationally active organization, providing independent health and safety solutions to a wide range of industrial sectors, including the process safety sector. Mr. Morland has a First Class Honours Degree in Physics and a Master’s Degree in Management Science. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Chartered Physicist.