Sian joined HSIB in February 2021 as Head of the Intelligence Unit. She leads on developing and implementing the Intelligence Unit’s strategic plan and manages a team of specialists in safety intelligence, safety science and human factors.
The team advises on potential investigations that offer strong opportunities for system-wide learning and improvements in patient safety. Sian is a versatile safety risk management professional and has almost 20 years’ experience working in human factors, safety science, safety management and incident investigation.
She has worked at a senior level in commercial aviation, rail, defence and most recently healthcare, where she draws on her experience of other sectors to provide cross-industry insights.
She is registered as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, the European Association of Aviation Psychology and the British Psychological Society, where she was awarded a Fellowship in 2019 for her contributions to aviation safety.