MEET THE TEAM
Derek Purchase CMIOSH
Derek obtained a Civil Engineering degree from Loughborough University and worked as an engineer and site manager for companies throughout the South West of England and Wales. He worked as a Contracts Manager and Project Manager in the late ‘80s and ‘90s, before becoming Health and Safety Manager for a major Swindon-based ground working firm in 1997.
Subsequently Derek has worked as Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor with major contractors such as Bluestone, Morgan Sindal and Sir Robert McAlpine and also worked as Health & Safety Advisor and Construction Design and Management (CDM) Co-ordinator on a number of national projects.
Derek combines a thoroughly professional attitude with a personable manner and a positive ‘can-do’ outlook.
Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH)
Occupational Safety & Health Consultants Register (OSHCR)
NEBOSH Special Diploma in Environmental Management
NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
Special Diploma in Industrial Studies
Membership of the Institute of International Risk & Safety Management (MIIRSM)
Chartered Member of the Association of Project Safety (RMaPS)
Civil Engineering Degree - BSc (Hons)
Amanda Purchase FCIPD
Having obtained a university degree in Business and a post graduate qualification in Human Resources Management, Amanda subsequently spent fifteen years actively employed in Human Resources. She has run a successful professional team and has detailed specialist knowledge in employment law, recruitment, learning and Strategic HR.
Amanda has a wealth of experience in a number of varied fields including construction, training, housing and professional services.
Amanda’s depth of knowledge and positive attitude, have helped many clients improve their people management skills, resulting in the growth of successful businesses.
Chartered Fellow Member of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development)
Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Business Administration Degree, BA (Hons)
Advanced Employment Law Practitioner
Level A and B (intermediate) in Occupational Psychometric Assessment
IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety & Health) Managing Safely
Connor Ainger-Wray Tech IOSH
Health & Safety Advisor
Connor joined Auxil in 2016 and now undertakes all duties as a Health & Safety Advisor. His duties include providing Safety advice and visiting sites to carry out inspections and audits. He also produces Health and Safety documentation for example, Health and Safety policies, risk assessments, method statements and construction phase plans.
Connor's qualifications include:
NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupatiional Health and Safety
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration
Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
Temporary Works Coordinator
Connor has provided Health and Safety support on a number of large construction sites including the Treated Water Plant Birmingham, BMW Plant Swindon, A46 Warwick by-pass, and Ventura Retail Park. He also provides stand alone Health and Safety support to a number of local SME Construction busineses.
Currently Connor is studying for a NCRQ Level 6 Applied Health and Safety.
It is a pleasure to have Connor in the team, as he has proved to be a highly motivated, responsible and hard-working young man. He enjoys taking the lead in a work environment and is particularly interested in promoting wellbeing at work.