Marcus is an experienced adviser in strategic safety and risk in the transport and other sectors, with key areas of expertise in safety development, leadership, governance and independent review.

United Kingdom
Marcus Beard
Marcus Beard
Associate Director
About Marcus

Marcus is an Associate Director at Arthur D. Little, based in our Cambridge office in the United Kingdom.

Marcus has 21 years of experience in safety and risk consulting, serving clients in the rail and metro industries, but has also worked in road transport, oil and gas, energy and construction. 

His core areas of expertise include strategic safety risk management, corporate safety development programs, leadership, risk assessment, culture, safety validation and decision-making. 

Marcus has acted as a board adviser on wide-ranging issues associated with risks from growth, start-up and assurance. 

He has worked internationally, including across Africa and Europe, and in Hong Kong, Japan and the US. 

Marcus is a highly experienced trainer, having delivered many learning programms to senior managers across the UK, North America and Hong Kong. He has served as an expert witness to court in a number of high-profile legal proceedings.

Outside of work, Marcus is a passionate photographer (

Past Experience
BP Chemicals
Undergraduate Engineer
University of Bath
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Chemical and Bio Process Engineering, First Class with Honors