Stephen advises leaders in the transport, construction and energy sectors on safety leadership, culture and governance to improve business performance.

United Kingdom
Stephen Watson
Stephen Watson
About Stephen

Stephen is a Principal at Arthur D. Little, based in our Cambridge office in the United Kingdom.

Since joining Arthur D. Little in 1998, Stephen has worked internationally across the transport, process and construction sectors, leading independent review of safety arrangements at board, business-unit and operational levels.

Recent projects have included a review and benchmarking of the corporate safety governance of an international transport operator and reviewing how an industrial services company put people to work at their clients’ sites.

Prior to joining Arthur D. Little, Stephen was employed for over seven years with Shell International Chemicals, involved in refinery and petrochemical process engineering, operations and process design. 

Stephen is a regular speaker at conferences on safety culture, accident investigation and safety leadership, and is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Birmingham for teaching safety as part of the chemical engineering undergraduate degree program. 

Stephen volunteers for his local ambulance service, providing life-saving first aid in response to time-critical calls.

Past Experience
Shell International Chemicals
Process Engineer
University of Birmingham
BEng (Hons), Chemical Engineering