Meet the Authors

Natalie is an Independent Consultant, working across various industries and sectors.

She holds a PhD in Engineering Management, a Master's degree in HSE and an MPhil in HIV/AIDS Management, as well as extensive experience as an H&S professional across a broad spectrum of industries and in the areas of corporate governance, risk and compliance, project management, business and corporate planning and research.

Natalie serves as a non-executive director on several boards and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (UK), as well as a certified director with the Institute of Directors (SA).

This author is passionate about entrepreneurship and coaching entrepreneurs, as well as helping young H&S professionals to grow and develop in the profession.

Jürgen, or "Yebo Baba", as he is affectionately known, is a mechanical and industrial engineer (BSc BIng) with over 40 years' experience in industry, mainly explosives manufacturing, who has, over the past 10 years, established himself as a professional speaker, safety consultant and author.

Jürgen is fluent in German, Afrikaans, English and Zulu.

In the course of conducting his "Mirror Technique", he has taken over 14,000 photographs of "the good, the bad and the ugly" in safety. Jürgen is well-known for his People and Action Philosophies:
These three: Systems, Equipment and People,
but the greatest of these is People
There is nothing which moves people more than Action,
and nothing which is more powerful than prompt, Proactive Action."