Graham Skinner has been working in the private sector as a safety consultant and trainer since 2006, including as Safety Advisor to Mott MacDonald PLC.
Prior to 2006, Graham spend thirty years in the UK police, starting his career with the Metropolitan Police Service in London before transferring to Hampshire Constabulary for the second half of his service. The majority of his police service was in supervisory and management positions in the Roads Policing Unit, including Strategic Roads Advisor and Traffic Management Unit Team Leader, Hampshire Safety Camera Partnership Operations Manager, and Traffic Patrol Sergeant. Graham qualified as a Senior Investigating Officer and has lead numerous investigations both during his police service and since joining the private sector.
Graham is well known within the UK Highways field for his work from 2006-2015 as advisor to Mott MacDonald PLC on road safety matters, and programme manager of the annual Mott MacDonald Highways Safety Conference. Graham has undertaken projects for major multinational clients in the corporate sector, as well as for public bodies in the UK and overseas. He has worked in Europe, Africa, and South East Asia, including running training in Land Transport Incident Investigation for clients in the oil and gas industry.
Graham is a Director of Reflect Road Safety Consultancy Limited, and specialises in the management of occupational road risk, incident management, management of collision investigations, traffic management issues and in multidisciplinary approaches to road safety problems.
He makes regular presentations to conferences and professional meetings, and provides training to road safety practitioners in a range of technical specialisms. He was a visiting lecturer at the Hong Kong Police College on road safety matters.
Graham currently provides risk management consultancy and training for a range of clients including global civil engineering firms, highways operators, police forces and major oil and gas corporations.