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Hervé BONNEL

CEng MEng MIMechE - hbonnelatwork@yahoo.com.sg
1st July 1974 - French Nationality - Clean Driving License

 

Trilingual senior consultant and chartered engineer offering leadership, risk consultancy and project management skills, with extensive multicultural experience.

CAREER HISTORY

ERM-Hong-Kong Ltd.                                          Hong-Kong                   2005 - Date

Senior Consultant

-         Projects in France, Japan, Hong-Kong, Italy, Korea.

-         Environmental Resources Management help government and private sector clients take the initiative on environmental improvement.

-         Provide ongoing services on key issues of strategic development, industrial and operational Environmental, Health and Safety Management, regulatory and technical support and investment.

-         Responsible for negotiating new contracts and business opportunities through regular marketing actions.

-         Conduct risk and safety studies for the transport and the oil & gas industries.

ERM (S) Pte. Ltd.                                                 Singapore                     2004 - 2005

Senior Consultant

-         Environmental Resources Management help government and private sector clients take the initiative on environmental improvement.

-         Provide ongoing services on key issues of strategic development, industrial and operational Environmental, Health and Safety Management, regulatory and technical support and investment.

-         Responsible for negotiating new contracts and business opportunities through regular marketing actions.

-         Conduct risk and safety studies for the transport and the oil & gas industries.

Lloyd’s Register                                                   UK & Singapore           2001 - 2004

Senior Risk Consultant

-         Led and managed successfully a framework agreement tender for a UK Government Body of a total value of £5m. Reviewed the terms & conditions, assessed risk and negotiated the terms with the potential client.

-         Conducted successfully risk, safety and reliability management activities for 4 stations of the Circle Line Stage 3 project in Singapore within strict time constraints and with demanding customers.

-         Led risk activities for 2 new train control systems for customer General Electric. Project value: £100k each.

-         Advised more than 5 clients on risk, reliability and safety issues. This included developing alternative approaches to risk management.

-         Presented to the Rail Safety & Standards Board Forum a risk methodology based on a Cost-Benefits Analysis that enables to select the optimum risk control measures for a given threat.

-         Managed 2 junior consultants.

-         Chaired hazard/threat identification meetings, analysed hazards/threats, elaborated risk control measures and defined risk control strategy for more than 10 projects.

-         Carried out over 10 quantitative risk assessments (incl. cost-benefit analyses) and developed their strategy.

-         Developed risk management reports for more than 5 projects.

-         Apportioned risk targets for 3 projects.

-         Managed 3 risk registers.

AEA Technology Rail                                            Derby & London, UK   1998 - 2001

Risk Consultant and Project Manager                                                        1999 - 2001

-         Led 5 tenders (4 contracts awarded).

-         Project managed 4 risk and safety projects.

-         Prepared risk management plans, risk strategies and quantitative risk assessment to the customer satisfaction.

-         Analysed the risk profiling of the West Coast Main Line (Safety, Environmental and Commercial).

-         Elaborated risk strategies for franchise bidders.

-         Reviewed the overall impact of the European subsidy strategy for combined transport.

  Project Engineer                                                                                         1998 - 1999

-         Developed strong analytical and statistical competences in Railway Traction & Rolling Stock.

-         Performed computer analyses and simulations of train crashes with dummies onboard.

-         Produced innovative design solutions for a range of structural components for locomotives, such as axleboxes, bogie components and transmission systems.

-         Performed quantitative risk assessments of railway systems.

Bone Steel                                                            Scotland, UK                 1997 - 1998

Software Developer

-         Developed a software with Delphi to select the most cost-effective solutions for the design of building steel structures for protection against fire using fire insulation material. (e.g. used successfully for the construction of a UCI cinema project).

-         Managed the whole project life cycle: high-level design, development, testing and delivery of software.

QUALIFICATIONS

Institution of Mechanical Engineers                  London, UK                               2003

Chartered Engineer (CEng)

-         Elected Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE).

-         Registered with the Engineering Council (UK).

University of Strathclyde                                    Glasgow, UK                             1998

Master of Engineering (MEng) in Mechanical Engineering (1st Class)

-         Final year project: developed a computer model, which enabled to predict the strength behaviour of composite materials when they have been damaged by an impact, e.g. bird impact on an aircraft wing.

-         1st Prize (Scotland) & 2nd Prize (UK) for the ‘Rover Group Engineering Student of the Year’ (1998).

-         1st Prize for the IMechE Best Design and Research Project (1998).

-         Dean’s Certificate of Merit (1995 and 1997).

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales          Gijón, Spain         1996

-         Obtained a Certificate of Spanish (Intermediate) and studied engineering as part of degree.

Science Faculty                                                     Montpellier, France                  1993

Diplôme du Baccalauréat                                    Montpellier, France                  1992

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

-         Engineering Safety Management course and certificate (2001).

-         @Risk Modelling Training (2003).

-         Microsoft Project Training (2003).

-         Introduction to Consultancy course (2001).

-         Essential Management & Financial Skills for Engineers course (2001).

PUBLICATIONS

-         “The Application of the ALARP Risk Principle at the Rolling Stock Design Stage”,
Rail Safety & Standards Board Forum, June 2003.

-         “Basic Concept of Railway Risk Management”, IMechE London Division Young Member Evening, January 2001.

SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE

Languages:                    French (Native), English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent).

Computer:                     Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Unix, Windows, Photography, Video Editing, Web Page Development, Computer System Integration.

Programming:                Delphi, C, C++, Visual Basics, Palm OS, HTML, JavaScript, Turbo Pascal.

Technical Tools:             @Risk, Excel, Excel VBA, MathCAD, Maple, AutoCAD.

Risk & Safety:                 FMECA, FTA, ETA, HAZOP, Hazard Analysis, RAMS studies, systems analysis.

OTHER INTERESTS

Playing chess, travelling the world, watching and playing rugby, cooking gourmet dishes.