Ed is a registered and chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (C.ErgHF). He has a Masters degree (M.Sc.(Eng.)) in Work Design and Ergonomics from University of Birmingham and a Bachelors degree (B.Sc.Hons.) in Psychology from University of Southampton. Ed also has a Level 3 Award in Education and Training (City & Guilds – course formerly known as PTLLS).
Prior to working as a freelance consultant and trainer, Ed worked for over 15 years as an Ergonomics and Human Factors specialist in the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), the UK’s Health & Safety Regulator. He joined the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL, an Agency of the Health & Safety Executive) in 1999 as an Ergonomist. He worked first in the HSL Ergonomics Team, then as a Specialist HSE Inspector in Ergonomics and Human Factors, based in HSE’s London office Rose Court. During this period Ed also spent time working in a general HSE Inspection team.