HSENI chief executive
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From 1 October - 31 December 2018 Bryan Monson will be Acting Chief Executive and from 1 January 2019 Louis Burns will be Acting Chief Executive until a permanent Chief Executive has been appointed.
HSENI deputy chief executive Bryan Monson
In 1994 Bryan joined the Health and Safety Division, DED, as an Inspector and following the creation of HSENI IN 1999, he was promoted to Principal Inspector in 2000.
En route, Bryan completed professional qualifications in Occupational Safety and Health and Explosives Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society (FGS), a member of the Institute of Explosives Engineers (MIExpE) and a member of the Institute of Quarrying (MIOQ).
In February 2006 Bryan was promoted to Deputy Chief Executive and holds the position of Head of HSENI's Field Operations Division
Nikki Monson - deputy chief executive
Following the creation of HSENI in 1999, Nikki worked on the set up of HSENI’s Information and Advisory Service and was promoted to the position of Principal Inspector in 2002. During her time as Principal Inspector Nikki had responsibility for training, which included the training of new inspectors. Nikki was also responsible for the delivery of the HSENI and district council strategy for the better regulation of health and safety at work in Northern Ireland, alongside the provision of HSENI’s corporate support arrangements.
In January 2014 Nikki was promoted to Deputy Chief Executive and holds the position of Head of HSENI’s Specialist Sectors Division.
Louis Burns - deputy chief executive
On joining HSENI, Louis has been an inspector in the Disciplined Services Sector. During this period he developed and reviewed HSENI’s policies and procedures on investigation and prosecutions. In 2005 he became a Principal Inspector and in 2007 he set up HSENI’s Major Investigation Team where he was responsible for the management and oversight of investigations and prosecutions arising out of fatalities and the most serious accidents at work in Northern Ireland.
In 2017 Louis was promoted to Deputy Chief Executive and holds the position of Head of HSENI's Services Division.