GSI's Advisory Board

Paul Cutrone - chairman

Paul is acknowledged as a leading lawyer in the area of WHS throughout Australia. His clients span a number of sectors including retail, energy and resources, transport, construction, manufacturing, finance, telecommunications and government.

Paul’s knowledge and commitment to WHS law enables him to deliver timely and industry savvy advice on legal risk management, compliance, enforcement strategies, governance, officer liability, incident management and response, prosecutions and coronial inquests.

He is also regularly called on to provide tailored legal briefings to Boards, executives and management of mining and resource clients. He is acknowledged in Chambers Asia 2015 and is retained by industry bodies to advise on emerging WHS legal issues.

Paul Cutrone 72dpi


Jim Joy

Prof Jim joy

After a long career, Jim Joy is currently working for himself - Jim Joy & Assoc. Pty.

From 2011 to late 2013 Jim was with JKTech Pty, the technology transfer company for the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at the University of Queensland.

Previous to January 2011, he was Professor and Director of the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC) which is also part of the SMI at the University of Queensland. Known as MISHC, the centre was established in 1998 with the support of seven Australian mining companies. Currently MISHC is active in undergraduate and postgraduate education, applied research, consulting and cross-industry projects.



Jim has developed mining risk concepts, tools and management systems models based on System Safety technology. He has also written and presented many papers, seminars and courses on risk management and human factors engineering. 

Jim is also the Anglo American Chair of SHE Risk Management (2007-2011) and facilitator of an international multi-company working group, the Earth Moving Equipment Safety Round Table (EMESRT). Company members are Anglo American, Barrick Gold, BHP Billiton, Newmont, Newcrest, Rio Tinto, Vale, Xstrata, Centennial and Collahausi.



He has also been a member of several other advisory committees including:

BHP Billiton HSE Board Committee (2001 to 2002)
BHP Billiton OHS Awards Committee (2001 to 2004, 2008)
WMC Sustainability Committee (2001 to 2003)
NSW GIO (Government Insurance Office) Advisory Board (2000 to 2004)
WA Mining OHS Advisory Board (2001 to 2003)
Xstrata Plc HSEC Board Advisory Committee (2005 to 2007) 

 

In 2003, the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy awarded him the Health and Safety Award.

In 2009, the global executive and management education programme he designed for Anglo American won a UK Chemical Engineering Institute Award.

Specialties: Operational risk management and human factors engineering.

David wright

David is the Independent Chair of the Air Rescue Group, whose members operate air ambulance and air rescue services throughout New Zealand, and the Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Blood Service, the Crown Entity company managing the collection, processing and supply of blood, blood products and controlled human substances to New Zealand hospitals.David is a Professional Company Director, Management Consultant and former Chief Executive with a career spanning the New Zealand corporate and state sectors. He is experienced across a diverse range of industries including the agribusiness, defence, electricity, employment, health, internet, transport, airport and maritime port operational sectors at a company, industry, national and international level.

He is also a Director of NZRS Limited, the commercial trading company of Internet New Zealand (INZ) operating the “.nz” domain, and a Director of Wellington Water Limited, the infrastructure company managing water treatment and supply, storm water and wastewater services in the Wellington region.

David is a current Director of WEL Networks Limited, a New Zealand electricity network and ultra fast fibre company, and has just completed a five-year term as Independent Chair of West Coast Energy Pty Limited (WCE), an Australian electricity contracting company. Both companies are members of the Global Safety Index.

David is a Chartered Member of Institute of Directors in New Zealand (Inc.) (CMInstD), and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).

David Wright
Conor O'Malley

Conor O'Malley

Conor is Proprietor of Outlander Executive Services working with leaders as an executive coach and as an outplacement coach with those in in career transition. He has coached and led teams all his career as an Executive GM, with a strong supply chain background.

His previous roles have been Chief Operating Officer for Glen Cameron Storage and Distribution, GM Logistics for Coles and the Group Executive at National Foods (now Lion Dairy & Drinks) responsible for Group Safety, Procurement, Shared Services, Logistics and Planning. Prior to coming to Australia in 2006 his career in the UK spanned 3rd Party Logistics and Wholesale supply chain management.

He has a passion for strong safety leadership and, having had Executive accountability for safety in the Logistics and Manufacturing sectors, he has had success in leading organisations on a journey using leadership and culture as core drivers of that success.

In 2013 he joined Global Safety Index as Sales and Distribution Director to support the co-founding Directors grow the business and is now on the Advisory Board.

Earl Eddings

Earl founded ARK Consulting Group, a leading risk management consultancy in Australia, which BRW listed in 2005 as a Top 25 Startup and among their Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies. Earl was later the Asia- Pacific MD of WSP Environment & Energy and MD of ASX-listed Greencap Ltd, which was acquired by Wesfarmers in 2013. 

Earl is currently CEO, on the Unlisted Public company Finna.

Earl is also a Director and Board member of Cricket Australia, where he is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee, Renumeration Committee and Co-Chairs NATSICAC. He is also Chairman of “On a Roll 21” and Advisory Board member of the RMIT Graduate School of Law and MBA programs.

Earl Eddings