Shield Safety expands with raft of new recruits
Shield Safety, the leading UK provider of professional services and software solutions across food safety, health and safety and fire safety, has announced the appointment of five accomplished professionals who are set to bolster their respective departments.
The Manchester-based firm has welcomed Will Dolby, Jamie Jordan, Neil Fox (pictured above), Aisling Kemp and Sara Angulo Saez, to further enhance its capabilities while continuing to provide an exceptional level of service to its clients.
Joining Shield Safety as Head of Marketing with a wealth of expertise is Will Dolby, who has over 14 years of experience in driving growth and ROI for companies. Passionate about developing innovative strategies that drive business success, Will’s rich background will support the elevation of the Shield Safety brand and its market-leading offering.
Jamie Jordan has been appointed as Lead Software Engineer. In addition to a demonstrated history of developing web solutions for E-commerce and SaaS platforms, Jamie is adept in test-driven development (TDD) and a vast array of programming languages and frameworks.
His skill set will be instrumental in enhancing Shield Safety’s software capabilities, including its cutting-edge RiskProof app, further enabling the delivery of pioneering solutions.
Neil Fox takes on the position of Fire Risk Assessor (FRA), with extensive experience in assessing and mitigating fire hazards for improved safety and compliance. Neil holds an impressive set of qualifications and credentials, including a Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety and Risk Assessment, a Higher National Diploma in Engineering and an Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) Managing Safely certification.
He is also a member of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) and The National Association of Fire Door Inspectors (NAFDI). His expertise will reinforce Shield Safety’s reputation as a trusted fire safety partner.
Aisling Kemp joins Shield Safety as Sales Manager. A commercially focused business development professional, Aisling’s passion for unlocking value and her ability to collaborate across functions will play a crucial role in driving customer success and expanding Shield Safety’s clientele. Her expertise lies in selling software-based solutions B2B and working with global teams in fast-growing PE-backed companies.
Completing the new line up is Sara Angulo Saez, who has been welcomed as a Graduate Auditor. A Food Science and Technology professional, Sara brings a plethora of knowledge and experience within the food industry across compliance, food safety and quality assurance. Armed with a BSc in Food Science and Technology, as well as an MSc in Environmental Health, Sara’s background will be pivotal in ensuring Shield Safety’s reputation is upheld and the highest standards of safety will continue.
Mark Flanagan CEO at Shield Safety, expressed: “We are delighted to welcome Will, Jamie, Neil, Aisling and Sara to the Shield Safety team. Their expertise will undoubtedly strengthen our ability to deliver cutting-edge solutions and accelerate our growth in safety and compliance. Together, we are poised to make a significant impact and drive the success of our clients, advancing safety to ensure that we are protecting people’s health and saving lives – there truly is nothing more important.”
Shield Safety is the trusted name in food safety, health and safety and fire safety. For over 20 years they have been protecting people everywhere, using their expertise to advance safety, so that businesses are able to meet and maintain the highest possible standards.
The business combines the highest level of safety expertise in the sector along with its award-winning software “RiskProof’, to deliver safety solutions that give operators peace of mind and make safety easier, so they can focus on what they do best: running businesses, delighting customers, and securing their own success.
The company, which saw sales of £8.86 million in 2022, has grown significantly since its formation in 2003, thanks to its trail-blazing, highly innovative approach.