Director – Environment, Health & Safety and Risk Management, Owens-Illinois Switzerland
Andrew Sharman has enjoyed a range of senior roles within the energy, FMCG, finance, and manufacturing sectors and currently holds the position of Health & Safety Directorfor Owens-Illinois Inc., the world‘s largest glass container manufacturer. One in every two glass containers made worldwide is produced by O-I or its affiliates.
Andrew Sharman holds a Masters degree in International OSH Law and is a member of the Health & Safety Lawyers Association. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), as well as Vice Chairman of IOSH’s Board of Trustees, and a Director of its commercial business, IOSH Services Ltd.
Currently reading for a Masters in Organizational Behaviour with emphasis on safety culture, Andrew Sharman regularly presents papers on attitude, behaviour and safety culture to professional conferences around the world. He is a visiting lecturer and external examiner at Glasgow Caledonian University. Far from being risk-averse, Andrew enjoys paragliding, sea kayaking and swimming with sharks.