Nick Coleman's oil & gas career covered oilfield operation, sub-surface numerical simulation, business administration and corporate governance. He was a BP Vice President, with responsibility for corporate safety performance reporting, when Texas City happened. He is now, among other things, non-executive chair of the Royal Brompton & Harefield Foundation Trust's Risk & Safety Committee.
High impact but low probability events need several systems failures in order to occur. Understanding the impact of an incident enables you to respond appropriately