Kevin Oldham is an experienced executive manager, with extensive background in risk management and workplace safety across a wide range of industries.
In particular, Kevin brings expertise in risk assessment, strategic foresight, environmental and safety management, and quality assurance. He also has extensive knowledge of regulatory frameworks, has been a harbourmaster and has led teams on major infrastructure projects.
He has a particular interest in evidence-led decision making and innovative solutions.
Kevin is a member of the Institute of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is the Engineering NZ representative on OB007, the joint Australia/New Zealand standards committee for risk management.
He is also a governance board member of the Marine Farming Association and for the Marlborough Shellfish Quality Programme, which focusses on the practical management of shellfish food safety risk.
Risk communication: learnings from the New Zealand COVID immunisation campaign
January 26, 2022
With 93% of the population double-vaccinated, New Zealand is a vaccination success...Read more
NASA beats the odds to deploy Webb telescope. Phew!
January 21, 2022
A few days ago the last of the hexagonal primary mirrors snapped into place, moving...Read more
How does volcanic eruption in Tonga cause a major oil spill in Peru?
January 21, 2022
A week after the volcano eruption and tsunami in Tonga, emergency relief is starting...Read more
Business Continuity for COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreaks – Planning Scenario and Case Study
February 29, 2020
Business Continuity Planning for COVID-19 Coronavirus On 24 February the Prime Minister,...Read more
Risk Compensation vs prudence – two sides of the same coin?
September 9, 2019
Everyone was confident that ABS would make a big difference to the risk of nose-to-tail...Read more
An emerging solution to aviation carbon emissions?
August 23, 2019
The concept of flygskam (flight shaming), coming from northern Europe, arises from...Read more
Tsunami Risk on Wellington to Petone Rail Corridor
December 17, 2017
Tsunamis are a significant risk to rail operations. That's the surprising conclusion...Read more
New rapids at Roxburgh show how maritime safety risks evolve
December 1, 2017
As Roxburgh cleans up from the flash flooding, kayakers are playing in the new rapids...Read more
Kevin Assists with Developing New SafePlus Toolkit
November 28, 2017
On 23 November three NZ government agencies launched SafePlus, a new health and...Read more